The failure of democracy

by Vox Day -- Democracy must have a good PR agent. While war in the national interest is considered questionable at best, war in defense of democracy is held to be admirable more…

Cloning L. Ron Hubbard

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns are satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to tell more…

Instrumentalization of justice at the Hague

by -NO AUTHOR- -- What better proof of the rightness of the Bush administration's refusal to sign the International Criminal Court treaty earlier this year than the sham "admission of guilt" by more…

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…

Repeal the Endangered Species Act

by Henry Lamb -- "Intoxicating liquors" were banned by the 18th Amendment in 1919. It took 14 years for the country to realize its mistake and repeal the law that was horribly 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…