Can we have our coal back, please?

by Jon Dougherty -- It sure was nice of Attorney General Janet Reno's Justice Department to cut a sweetheart deal with Indonesian billionaire businessman John Riady -- head of the now-infamous Lippo more…

Truth and fiction in Mideast

by Joseph Farah -- Whenever I write about the Mideast, I am confronted by readers who are understandably skeptical of news and analysis so contrary to what they read, hear and see more…

'If these are our friends ...'

by Barbara Simpson -- Down in flames. She said she didn't need any of this, and I don't blame her. She doesn't and neither does anyone else who aspires to serve her more…

More than a funny hat!

by Geoff Metcalf -- Once upon a time it was considered commendable to excel -- at anything. Before the government-induced cancer of outcome-based everything, Americans honored excellence. Whether it was a student more…

Secretary Cohen's confusion

by J.R. Nyquist -- More than nine years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen says it is "unclear" whether Russia is going to make a more…

Vouching for liberty

by Alan Keyes -- A recent spate of articles claimed that Bush insiders now acknowledge that the Bush proposal for a national education voucher proposal will likely be bargained away in order more…

Will Dubya confront loose nukes?

by Gordon Prather -- We have all known -- at least Bill Clinton often said he knew -- that Russian loose nukes have been America's No. 1 national security threat for at more…

The sponging class

by Joel Miller -- If you read Alexander Cockburn's Jan. 12 "Wild Justice" column in the New York Press, you already know that the Clintons are still trying to bury their hands more…

Getting 'Borked'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Linda Chavez ? 2001 Creators Syndicate My relationship with a battered Guatemalan woman -- who was also an illegal alien -- ended my chance to become secretary more…

The fate of good deeds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Who was the Good Samaritan anyway? Well, a certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his raiment, severely wounded more…