Devaluation of life

by Kyle Williams -- On Thursday, scientists from France announced that they engineered and birthed the first cloned baby in the world – and it's a girl. Brigitte Boisselier, the French scientist more…

Getting our priorities straight

by Gordon Prather -- The warhawks have recently had to revise their shucking and jiving routine on television. It turns out that Kim Jung Il has nukes and Saddam Hussein doesn't. Until more…

Predictions for the new year

by Ellen Ratner -- This is every columnist's nightmare and opportunity – the chance to make in-print predictions about the future. Look, the truth is that if I knew even the contents more…

'Affirmative action' revisited

by Larry Elder -- Sen. Trent Lott, in an ultimately failed effort to salvage his career as incoming Senate majority leader, appeared on BET and announced his support for "affirmative action." Not more…

Born of a virgin

by Hal Lindsey -- A survey conducted by the London Daily Telegraph last week found that more than a quarter of Church of England clergy do not believe in the virgin birth more…

Patty Murray, material girl

by Joseph Farah -- Editor's note: Are you ready for the Second American Revolution? Joseph Farah's new book, "Taking America Back" exposes the weaknesses in America's current system and offers practical solutions more…

Tolerance, liberal style

by David Limbaugh -- It might be easier to stomach liberals sermonizing about tolerance, inclusion and religious freedom if they didn't come to the tolerance table with such thoroughly unclean hands. Just more…

Appeals-court shell game

by Thomas Jipping -- Next Wednesday, Chief Justice William Rehnquist will issue his annual year-end report on the judiciary for 2002. On the chance it might include comments on judicial confirmations, outgoing more…

'Tax-and-spend' politics

by Jon Dougherty -- When economic times were good throughout much of the 1990s – "good" times that, Americans now know, were largely based on corporate shams and political debauchery – governments more…

Osama bin Murray and Baghdad Jim

by Craige McMillan -- Just days before Christmas, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., wondered aloud in a Vancouver, Wash., high school why the world loved bin Laden but hated America, and what we more…