Common threads in Clinton pardons

by David Limbaugh -- A novel defense has emerged for Bill Clinton's tawdry last-minute rash of pardons. Some are maintaining that since Clinton didn't grant a pardon in every case in which more…

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…

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…

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…

Time enough?

by Jerry Falwell -- When Dale Earnhardt strapped himself into his car prior to racing in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, I doubt that he actually considered that he would never finish more…

A time for violence?

by Cynthia Grenier -- Seeing "3000 Miles to Graceland" may well make you wish yourself 3000 miles anywhere but in a movie house watching Kevin Costner in his latest film. Now if more…