Is American political corruption contagious?

by Richard Grenier -- Those who think there are glints of corruption in American politics should refer to the recent history of France. Only a year ago, Roland Dumas was president of more…

Somebody actually made a family movie?

by Cynthia Grenier -- That's right -- a real honest-to-God family movie. No April Fooling. The film in question is Australian. "The Dish" is, mirabile dictu, one movie you can actually take more…

Population explosion

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- My 59-year-old father has a better appreciation than I do for the gains made by Hispanics in America over the last half century. Having grown up in the more…

Sun shines on unique real estate deal

by Bob Howard -- Alfred DuPont, considered the "bad-boy" of the famous DuPont family, was exiled to Florida during the late 1800's, where he soon started to accumulate large amounts of raw-land. more…

Free Lebanon now!

by Joseph Farah -- WASHINGTON -- While the U.S. continues its bombing campaign against Iraq for an invasion and occupation of Kuwait that ended a decade ago, American taxpayers continue to subsidize more…

A gun-rights civic lesson

by Jon Dougherty -- "Twenty years after James Brady was shot in the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, the modern gun control movement spearheaded by him and his wife, Sarah, is more…

Tracking the Supremes on medical marijuana

by Alan W. Bock -- WASHINGTON -- Based on a couple of days in Washington, D.C., during which I have concentrated on the Supreme Court's oral arguments on medical marijuana in the Oakland more…

Going on a bad trip

by Bill Steigerwald -- It doesn't take much anymore to demonstrate the idiocy, waste and immorality of the government's 30-year war on (some) drugs. Just watching "Traffic" -- a much better than more…

Watch out for mad-gefilte disease

by Medicine Men -- A dire crisis looms and lurks across the land, oceans, rivers and seas for Passover and Easter. The gefilte fish are not biting this year -- at least more…

Race-based preferences harm society

by David Limbaugh -- Let me make a bold statement: Our society is not going to make any progress toward improving racial relations until we encourage the idea of racial colorblindness. Seriously, more…