Irish eyes are smiling

by Joe Kovacs -- I'm not an Irishman. And I don't play one on TV. But having taken a vacation to Ireland just prior to the U.S. election mess -- and having more…

Roll over Harry Potter

by Cynthia Grenier -- First things first -- with all due fanfare. And extravagant fanfare it is too. The illustrious publishing house Knopf has just brought out the third volume of "His more…

Too late for a loose-nuke czar?

by Gordon Prather -- There's talk that a President Bush might ask Democrat Sam Nunn to be his secretary of defense. The former chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee would certainly more…

From Corsican caporal to international icon

by Richard Grenier -- In the midst of national confusion over the results of the presidential election, PBS broadcasted a four-hour television documentary on the life and career of Napoleon Bonaparte, a more…

Picking a winner

by Bill Steigerwald -- Um, it's too hard to pick the winner. Both major candidates say pretty much the same things. Both were equally qualified for the job. Both had solid campaign more…

The system's not broken

by David Limbaugh -- I think we better take a deep breath before trying to fashion legislative panaceas for perceived problems with our electoral system. The uncertainty in the Florida election result more…

The heist of the century

by David Kupelian -- "The manual vote recounts being insisted on by Democratic operatives in Palm Beach County, Fla., have been used for over 20 years to steal elections from Republicans, claim more…

Cracking the 'chicken' code

by Judith Reisman -- Editor's note: The following column contains content of a sexual nature that some readers may find objectionable. Those who read our Nov. 14 column, "254 'boy words,'" saw more…

Amazing gridlock, how sweet the grind

by Joel Miller -- While I have to confess my amazement with the circus act being oh-so deftly performed by the elephants and donkeys down in Florida, I can't say I'm terribly more…