The new youth craze: self mutilation

by Michelle Malkin -- Have you heard of "cutting"? If you're a parent, you'd better read up. "Cutting" refers to self-mutilation – using knives, razor blades or even safety pins to deliberately more…

A cry for attention is not leadership

by Jesse Lee Peterson -- "[T]he function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers." – Ralph Nader (Even a broken clock is sometimes right.) You don't normally pick up Jet more…

No substitute for real journalism

by Joseph Farah -- There are some lessons to be learned in the Jeff Gannon-Jim Guckert scandal – for the press and for the politicians. Guckert is a right-wing political activist with more…

Diversity, schmiversity

by Burt Prelutsky -- A few years ago, I was an executive story consultant on the Dick Van Dyke series, "Diagnosis Murder." A fancy title, but it just meant I was a more…

Democracies & double standards

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together," Edmund Burke admonished the haughty rulers of the British more…

Social Security deceit

by Walter Williams -- President Bush's call to allow Americans to take a portion of the money they pay as Social Security taxes to set up private retirement accounts has to be more…

Bill Cosby's 'Hour of Pleasure'?

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- When I was a freshman journalism major at comedian Bill Cosby's alma mater, Temple University, he returned to our gritty North Philadelphia campus to perform a free show more…

A Veterans' Day pass

by Allan Wall -- Editor's note: As a special service for our readers, WND is running a series of dispatches from Allan Wall chronicling his transition from civilian life as he prepares more…

Foolish question about Bill Cosby

by Mychal Massie -- It seems to me that if a homeless, drunken bum lying in a gutter says you shouldn't drink, the message isn't diminished because he is a drunken, homeless more…

Mr. Messereau, end this trial!

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- Michael Jackson's recent hospitalization and illness portends a circus-like trial in the future that may indeed stretch out well beyond a year. Not because Michael is faking sickness. more…