Faith, hope and Bush

by Linda Bowles -- Shortly after his inauguration, President George W. Bush signed an executive order establishing a new White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. Princeton professor John DiIulio has more…

Truth and consequences for Saddam

by Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- At his press conference last Thursday, President Bush reiterated a commitment he has made repeatedly in recent months: Saddam Hussein will not be allowed to have weapons of more…

Cold facts on global warming

by Jane Chastain -- In January, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change issued a new report on global warming, stating that the earth's average temperature could rise by as much more…

The very rich Mrs. Rich

by Barbara Simpson -- "Ho, ho, that’s rich!" For those who remember slang, that was a hot line a while back -- a retort that what was said was unbelievable or simply more…

The David Rubitsky story

by Joseph Farah -- Sgt. David Rubitsky was asked to lay a communications wire connecting his battalion command post to a rat-infested, enemy-threatened outpost in a New Guinea swamp on Dec. 1, more…

The shell blame game

by Jon Dougherty -- After arresting alleged spy Robert Hanssen last week, the FBI says it is going to get serious about its efforts to "thwart" spying efforts by tidying up its more…

Dissident voices

by J.R. Nyquist -- In his book, "After the Fall," Jeffrey C. Goldberg was struck by democratic Czechoslovakia's cult of personality. "Plastered on walls and buildings, in subway corridors, in car and more…

Implausible deniability

by Geoff Metcalf -- So, is anybody buying any of this "we didn't know" denial of the Clinton's regarding Hugh Rodham's cash-for-clemency deal (and others)? Anybody? We have a new (albeit chronic) more…

Protecting your pajamas from nukes

by Gordon Prather -- You’ve probably seen the 'before' and 'after' pictures of Hiroshima. Talk about mass destruction. There were also a lot of civilians killed that day in 1945 -- tens more…

Way out of control

by Henry Lamb -- Regardless of the warm and fuzzy phrases that surround the concept of sustainable development, in practice, sustainable development is managed development. The Columbia River Gorge Commission is a more…