Looking fear in the eye

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Thomas Somma said a lot was going through his mind as he climbed out of a troop ship into the icy water and onto the beach at Normandy more…

The 3 I's of liberalism

by Vox Day -- Some of you may be aware that I am a member of the SFWA, a poorly constructed acronym for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. As more…

Lowered expectations

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- America may be heading home from Iraq sooner than many of us realize. For the implied message of the president's address at the Army War College in Carlisle, more…

Never, ever forget

by Barbara Simpson -- I'm proud to be an American? Are you? It's an appropriate question as we celebrate Memorial Day because this holiday honors our military men and women who gave more…

A moment of silence

by Ellen Ratner -- In the spirit of Memorial Day, I am going to take a break from finding fault in our government. Instead, I ask each reader to take a moment more…

We're appalled!

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

Two gravesites in Arlington

by Hans Zeiger -- There are two old gravesites among the thousands in Arlington National Cemetery that have particular meaning for me on Memorial Day. The first is that of my grandfather, more…

Do-it-yourself abortion

by Kelly Hollowell -- Last week, another pharmacist came under fire for refusing to fill a highly controversial prescription, while three others already lost their jobs for doing the same. This is more…

Sustainable development, unsustainable freedom

by Henry Lamb -- America's rise to global dominance is the result of free people choosing their own representatives to make the laws by which we live. When elected representatives make laws more…