Grilling with kindness

by Barbara Simpson -- From: the Senate To: John Ashcroft Dear John, This letter has been a long time in coming, and if things had turned out differently in Missouri in November, more…

Who is Elaine Chao?

by Joseph Farah -- If you wonder why the Clinton "Chinagate" scandal didn't rise to the magnitude of "Monica-gate," the nomination of Elaine Chao as secretary of labor may provide part of more…

Stand up for life where it counts

by Jane Chastain -- Twenty-eight years ago today, the United States Supreme Court handed down a decision that made abortion legal in all 50 states, for any reason, at any time during more…

Scooping the king scooper

by Geoff Metcalf -- Wednesday I was about 20 minutes into my daily radio talk program when I received an e-mail from a long-time and very dependable source. I was on the more…

The true hypocrisy

by Jerry Falwell -- Several years ago, the Rev. Jesse Jackson received a conspicuous media pardon after he referred to New York City as "Hymietown." This terribly insensitive slur was quickly forgotten more…

What 100 years can do

by Richard Grenier -- "The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth." This rather forbidding exegesis from Ecclesiastes more…

Ready for 'mini-nukes'?

by Gordon Prather -- What the Clinton-Gore administration thought "we" had learned from the collapse of the Soviet Union (brought about not by Clinton-Gore, but by Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul more…

Bushwhacking taxes

by Alan Keyes -- President Bush has repeatedly emphasized his resolve to enact the principal features of his tax plan quite early in the new administration. Government is an inherently blunt instrument, more…

An Australian hero for our time

by Cynthia Grenier -- Males from Down Under have been cutting quite a swath in our imagination in recent years. I mean, remember all those nifty swimmers in Sydney last summer at more…

The farce of anti-growth 'planning'

by John N. Doggett -- Electricity blackouts are rolling across northern California. Energy prices are at an all-time high. People are paying more than $3 a gallon for gas in Chicago. And you more…