Never again

by Craige McMillan -- Those of us involved in the stem cell research debate have of late had to hold our noses to participate. That's because the stench of the red herrings more…

'Handicapped' in Santa Monica

by Larry Elder -- You own a busy restaurant. Agile waiters and waitresses carrying hot food and coffee deftly avoid colliding with each other as they scurry from table to table. Good more…

Making money in Malaysia

by Doug Casey -- I first visited Kuala Lumpur (known by all as KL) in about 1980, when it was still a relatively quiet, somewhat seedy, backwater. The place has been transformed. more…

Mo' money will not improve schools

by Jon Dougherty -- At its annual conference last week, the National Education Association – the nation's largest teachers union – said it plans to go after the 2,100 charter schools across more…

Keeping politics off the bench

by Thomas Jipping -- When the Supreme Court's term ended two weeks ago, rumors that a justice might retire flew around the country. Though apparently a false alarm, a Supreme Court vacancy more…

Behind the brutality in Chechnya

by J.R. Nyquist -- While Americans shop and enjoy their lives, Chechnya is being "cleansed" by Russian troops. Last week the atrocities were so blatant, so unnecessary and revolting, Moscow's enlightened appointee more…

Condit unbecoming

by Joseph Farah -- Rep. Gary Condit, D-Calif., is just now beginning to take some of the simple steps of common decency the American people expect of a congressman tied to a more…

Battle over bilingual ed

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS – Denver resident and longtime Chicana activist Rita Montero is bracing for the pi?ata treatment. The crepe paper starts to fly whenever independent-minded Latinos begin to think more…

Smitten sweetheart?

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Editor's Note: Polak insists that similarities to anyone living or dead are purely coincidental. Dudes. Dudettes. Don't get yer underoos in an uproar. What's a girl to do more…

Biological foreign policy

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Secretary of State Colin Powell From: Jude Wanniski Re: Reading the Obituaries Of course you noticed New York Times foreign-affairs columnist Thomas L. Friedman taking a little more…