Golden State goes dark

by Linda Bowles -- As a full-time resident of the Golden State of California, I start each morning these days by checking to see if it is likely that my electricity will more…

Mr. Rumsfeld: Listen to the drumbeat

by David Hackworth -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is marching in the right direction by challenging the Pentagon's tired mindset of fighting tomorrow's battles with yesterday's thinking. But he shouldn't only lock more…

Real 'March Madness'

by Debbie Schlussel -- It's "March Madness," the NCAA's college basketball championship play-offs. But the real madness is off the court. Shane Battier, the Duke forward and future NBA star, was selected more…

Beware the demagogues

by J.R. Nyquist -- Then none was for a party; Then all were for the state; Then the great man helped the poor; And the poor man loved the great; Then lands more…

1 beret, 2 berets, 3 berets, 4

by Barbara Simpson -- There is no end to it! I knew the military was being dumbed and watered down. I didn't want to know it. I certainly didn't want to believe more…

The good, the bad, and the ugly

by Geoff Metcalf -- Teddy Roosevelt once observed, "Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President or any other public official save exactly to more…

Lifetime employment for politicos

by Jane Chastain -- Let's see. If I were in public office and could design a bill to keep myself in power, what would I do? I know. I would champion a more…

FBI reduces violence by ignoring child victims

by Judith Reisman -- Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series; the second will appear tomorrow. Americans heard for decades that if there were evidence pornography differentially injured women more…

Why not real health-care reform?

by Harry Browne -- The president and Congress are debating a "Patient's Bill of Rights," arguing over how to force Health Maintenance Organizations to treat their customers nicely. No one in the more…