Bad leadership exacerbated

by Geoff Metcalf -- Just when the military community was bemoaning, "it couldn't get any worse," guess what? It has! Adding insult to injury, "The Pentagon bypassed a 'buy America' law to more…

Don't put that foot in my mouth!

by Barbara Simpson -- It's been 72 years since there was a reported case of foot-and-mouth disease in this country. Agricultural officials hope our luck holds out. As if the threat of more…

Lies and mysteries revealed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Last month, the German ARD television network broadcast a report entitled, “It All Began With a Lie.” The main thesis of the program, which was first aired on more…

Two mega-stars and a pistol

by Richard Grenier -- There is no Mexican of importance in "The Mexican." Or rather, the eponymous "Mexican" is not a man but a pistol, with a long complicated history. The untangling more…

American kidney stew

by Medicine Men -- Americans have never much liked British kidney pie, but now we are embroiled in a kidney stew all our own. Fifty thousand Americans need kidney transplants each year, more…

Chinese schemes

by Jerry Falwell -- Most Americans are completely unenlightened in terms of the growing threat of conflict between the United States and China. In February, when U.S. and British warplanes bombarded Iraqi more…

Brown like me

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- A black-and-white America now seems as quaint as black-and-white television. Demographers have long predicted that Hispanics would one day outnumber African-Americans and become the nation's largest minority. The more…

Wagging the dog

by Gordon Prather -- By now, you probably realize that Bill Clinton deliberately deceived you about a lot of things. In particular, he wanted you -- when it suited his purpose -- more…

Economics 101

by Ralph Reiland -- There's new scuttlebutt from the barstools this week. Clinton's nowhere to be found. It's all about Bush and Reagan. True, there's still a peep or two about missing more…

Seizing power

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Third Way between socialism and capitalism was the original brainchild of Adolph Hitler. It reared its head again in America in 1990, when Bill Clinton, the stealth-socialist more…