Return of the wimp factor

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- They say international crises test the true mettle of a president. Belying his tennis-balls-under-the-armpits, Big Tex swagger, President Bush folded like a cheap lawn chair in more…

Capitalism or capitolism?

by Craige McMillan -- Like many people on America's West Coast, I've been wondering of late if our capitalistic economic system really works. California is suffering electricity brownouts -- and my power more…

For all you moms out there

by Casey Brooks -- This column is to the mothers who take their children to work everyday. It's to every mother who commutes 365 mornings a year from the bedroom to the more…

Kids and guns

by Walter Williams -- Every time there's a school shooting, there are demands for greater gun control measures that range from longer waiting periods and mandated gun locks to stricter licensing and more…

Defending supply-side economics

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Robert Reich From: Jude Wanniski Re: Your debate with Jack Kemp Your joint appearance with Jack Kemp on Sunday's "Late Edition" with Wolf Blitzer last weekend reminded more…

What is a Palestinian?

by Joseph Farah -- Ever since I wrote a column last October called "Myths of the Middle East," readers from around the world have asked me what is meant by the term more…

McVeigh puts capital punishment in focus

by Don Feder -- The execution of Timothy McVeigh, three weeks from today, puts the capital punishment debate into sharp focus. That's why opponents of the death penalty are uneasy talking about more…

Will Bush stand up for privacy rights?

by Jon Dougherty -- In President George W. Bush's first 100 days, there has been a modicum of favoritism shown to both sides of the political spectrum. The "right" has received the more…

Foot and mouth as biological weaponry?

by Hal Lindsey -- On April 19, the British government's chief scientific adviser, Professor David King, announced to a relieved world that "The epidemic is now fully under control." Since the beginning more…

Coffee nerves, part 1

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- "Every company with a powerful brand is attempting to develop a relationship with consumers that resonates so completely with their sense of self that they will aspire, or more…