Christmases past, present and future

by David Hackworth -- Hanging in my office is a copy of Charles Waterhouse's painting "Eternal Band of Brothers," which so brilliantly captures the tough Marine fight around the Chosin Reservoir during more…

Man of the Year

by Ellen Ratner -- I was thankful to see that Time Magazine has bestowed the honor of Man of the Year on the U.S. Solider. Clearly, this group of Americans has sacrificed more…

Saddam and the solstice

by Michael Ackley -- Given as our species is to symbolism, can the allegorical nature of Saddam Hussein's capture have escaped worldwide notice? It is almost too pat. The evil man is more…

'The King Returns'

by Vox Day -- Boromir's desperate struggle to redeem himself by saving Merry and Pippen was my first exposure to "The Lord of the Rings." I was at a Boy Scout overnight more…

Bitten to death by ducks

by Barbara Simpson -- The cartoon is wonderful, but not funny. Uncle Sam sits on a rock, sleeping. His chin rests on one hand, the other arm outstretched, palm up. He is more…

The Libya ruse

by Joseph Farah -- Libya and its allies in the Middle East would like you to believe Moammar Gadhafi has had a change of heart and has simply decided unilaterally to abandon more…

The bone in Beijing's throat

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- During the early Cold War, Nikita Khrushchev referred to West Berlin, the free city of 2 million surrounded by the Red Army and East Germany, as "a bone more…

Michael Jackson a Muslim?

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- I don't know if it's true, but last week I read, like many of you, that Michael Jackson had converted to "Nation of Islam." Some people even wrote more…