Casualties of war

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Not all the casualties of war occur on battlefields. So far, during the current hostilities against terrorism, I have "lost" three long-time friends. They bit the dust from more…

First Amendment: Refuge of scoundrels

by David Limbaugh -- In these troubled times, the First Amendment free-speech guarantee has become a glorified refuge for some scoundrels. The Emmy awards program was postponed twice because of the terrorist more…

Biting their tongues

by Linda Bowles -- For those of you who scan the news and study world events looking for signs of the "end times," I commend to you the report that TV host more…

Will free trade ruin America, too?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In "The Collapse of British Power," historian Corelli Barnett savages the men and dogmas that brought his nation down. In 1914, he writes, Britons believed theirs was the more…

Spiritual Jews

by Yaffah daCosta -- This past week's reading (Genesis 12:1 thru 17:27) is all about the Abrahamic Covenant. God makes a covenant with Abraham and blesses him, promising that, in him, all more…

Our 'friends' in the Balkans

by Joseph Farah -- While part of the U.S. military is bombing and strafing caves in Afghanistan, determined to root out Osama bin Laden's terror network, in the Balkans, another part of more…

Davis' dereliction

by Hugh Hewitt -- California Governor Jacques Clouseau – also known by his stage name Gray Davis – added to an already impressive legacy of incompetence last week when he declared that more…

Pledging and praying

by Jane Chastain -- I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America And to the republic for which it stands, One nation, under God, indivisible With liberty and more…

Washington can't protect you
– Part 1

by Paul Sperry -- Editor's note: This is the first of three commentaries by Paul Sperry on Washington's inabilty to protect its citizens.WASHINGTON – In a fit of exasperation the other day, more…

Winning, the only option

by David Hackworth -- We're in Round One of a 30-rounder and, after only a month-long bombing campaign, the doubting Thomases are already saying we're bogged down in another no-win war. These more…