The state of our delusion

by J.R. Nyquist -- On Tuesday night President George W. Bush delivered his State of the Union address. It was a speech worthy of another Texan, named Lyndon Johnson, who spoke of more…

Buck your U.S. dollars?

by Doug Casey -- In November 2000 this article ran in "International Speculator." The timing was fortuitous for subscribers who acted on it, because, since then, the U.S. dollar has fallen 7.5 more…

Islam's Wailing Wall?

by Hal Lindsey -- In a new example of doublespeak that would make George Orwell blush, Islam's top cleric in Jerusalem issued a religious edict saying the Western Wall of Solomon's Temple more…

Eminem's bad rap

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- The Grammy Awards are over but the curtain is still up on the question of whether anyone should police popular music. This debate is a broken more…

Command-control in Washington

by Jon Dougherty -- Anyone -- especially Democrats still bitter over Al Gore's presidential loss -- who says the U.S. Supreme Court is just a bastion of "right-wing extremists" should take a more…

Don't execute Timothy McVeigh!

by Jude Wanniski -- To: President Bush From: Jude Wanniski Re: Life imprisonment works for me The biggest reason the founding fathers gave the president the absolute power of clemency is to more…

Al Gore and the new journalism

by Joseph Farah -- I didn't think I'd be writing about Al Gore, again, quite so soon. After his concession, I thought I might be able to avoid the subject for another, more…

'Do it again': Me and Steely Dan

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Twenty-five years ago I stayed out past 2 a.m., playing Steely Dan's hypnotic, compelling song, "Do it Again," all night, over and over on the jukebox at Dirty more…

Masking education fraud

by Walter Williams -- Last week, I reported that 73 percent of California State University's black college freshmen required remedial math and 66 percent required remedial English. In last week's speech to more…

The Letterman experience

by Bill O'Reilly -- The late-night program hosted by David Letterman is the toughest interview show on television. That's because Mr. Letterman is a smart guy who can spot a phony with more…