Standing armies, political mischief

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Since Labor Day, the Wall Street Journal has been running an online poll asking readers for their predictions of a Clinton-Gore "October Surprise," that is, a trumped-up event more…

Gore: The man with the plastic face

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The first debate is over, and Bush came out quite all right. It wasn't a rip-roaring victory, but it was enough of a victory. The only thing Bush more…

Federal origins of Firestone debacle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Last Friday the federal government renewed its anti-Firestone crusade by announcing an investigation of 167 complaints surrounding Firestone's Steeltex R4S and A/T light truck tires. No defects have more…

Gore: Known dishonesty

by Jon Dougherty -- Generally speaking, Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore's plans, policies, beliefs and initiatives center on a couple of main themes: "Ordinary" people -- like those 13 he needed to more…

Surrogates for gun control

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- It was a centerpiece of the Democratic convention, but it has become Al Gore's forgotten issue, an issue he omits wherever he campaigns. "What issue?" you ask. For more…

The lesson of the mole

by Joseph Farah -- Am I the only one who thinks the case of the leaked campaign videotape reflects almost as badly on George W. Bush's campaign as it does on Al more…

Little men lost in a big world

by J.R. Nyquist -- Editor's note: WND's J.R. Nyquist is a renowned expert on America's fatal illusion of an international balance of power; diplomatic and Cold War history; the survivability of a more…

Vouching for education?

by Thomas Jipping -- In November, citizens in many states will not only elect representatives, but also decide important policy issues. Politically driven activist judges, of course, see this exercise in democracy more…

Keeping a-breast of genetics

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- My friend "Althea" was a lovely woman, slim, ebullient, blonde and blue-eyed, surrounded by men, not the least her husband "Fordyce," who gave her real-gold jewelry and brought more…

Sex elects

by Charles Smith -- Forget the polls, throw out the politics, drop the ideology and -- behind it all -- the 2000 presidential election will be determined by sex. The Gore winning more…