Downsizing the presidency

by Alan W. Bock -- George W. Bush could yet surprise us with a more effective leadership style than most pundits expect from him. He is smarter and more politically astute than he more…

Making money in Malaysia

by Doug Casey -- I first visited Kuala Lumpur (known by all as KL) in about 1980, when it was still a relatively quiet, somewhat seedy, backwater. The place has been transformed. more…

Mo' money will not improve schools

by Jon Dougherty -- At its annual conference last week, the National Education Association – the nation's largest teachers union – said it plans to go after the 2,100 charter schools across more…

Keeping politics off the bench

by Thomas Jipping -- When the Supreme Court's term ended two weeks ago, rumors that a justice might retire flew around the country. Though apparently a false alarm, a Supreme Court vacancy more…

Behind the brutality in Chechnya

by J.R. Nyquist -- While Americans shop and enjoy their lives, Chechnya is being "cleansed" by Russian troops. Last week the atrocities were so blatant, so unnecessary and revolting, Moscow's enlightened appointee more…

Joycelyn Elders, redux

by Joseph Farah -- I thought Joycelyn Elders was long gone as surgeon general. Then came the report on sexuality last week by Surgeon General David Satcher. Here we go, again. It's more…

Diagnosis: Tyranny

by Joel Miller -- If you suffer from chronic pain, you'd better get used to it; the drug warriors are about to make life more difficult for you and your doctor. In more…

Condit, Kennedy and cable news

by Bill O'Reilly -- Thirty-two years ago this month Sen. Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Martha's Vineyard, and his traveling companion, Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned in the Chappaquiddick pond. What more…

The dot-com future

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Webvan, the cockamamie scheme to provide groceries over the Internet, has gone belly-up. Maybe that was in the cards regardless, but it is a paradigmatic case. Owners of more…

Never again

by Craige McMillan -- Those of us involved in the stem cell research debate have of late had to hold our noses to participate. That's because the stench of the red herrings more…