It's a God thing

by Jon Dougherty -- Earlier this week, the world's leading genetic scientists formally announced the first detailed analysis of the human genome -- man's "blueprint of life," as they say -- which more…

Propagandizing the masses

by J.R. Nyquist -- To propose an idea, especially a controversial idea, is not to propose one's own infallibility. We all make mistakes. We all have lapses in judgment. This is true more…

Defining fear, part II

by Craige McMillan -- Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series. Click here to read part I.I confess that I was not an early fan of George W. Bush more…

Communism, the AIDS of ideologies

by Casey Brooks -- Back in 1989, when the Berlin Wall fell, I was watching the news broadcast covering the event with my father when I asked him, "Do you think it's more…

Criminals on the field

by Larry Elder -- Sometimes you can't tell whether you're reading the sports pages or the crime report. Shortly before the Super Bowl, all-pro defensive player Ray Lewis stood trial for double more…

U.S. seizes a church

by Joseph Farah -- The U.S. government seized a church in Indianapolis this week. Sadly, most Americans watched this event on television -- witnessing a pastor being forcibly removed from his church more…

Intimidated judges judge well

by Thomas Jipping -- No one is touchier about nosey people than judges. If the American people don't stick their nose in judicial business, however, they will no longer run the country. more…

The economically ignorant super-rich

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- In a "man bites dog" story, some of America's richest men have joined together to oppose one of the best ideas in years: cutting or repealing the estate more…

Sources of income

by Walter Williams -- Last week, President George Bush sent his $1.6 trillion tax cut proposal to Congress to have it welcomed by cries of "tax cuts for the rich." Sen. Tom more…

Love Jones for your amour du jour?

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Mary Perot Nichols, a great Village Voice political columnist, once confided she was sweet as shoofly pie until she sat down at her typewriter -- way back in more…