Gasohol and the Hindenburg

by Gordon Prather -- Aside from the obvious fact that the Hindenburg conflagration and the "gasohol" program have both been spectacular disasters, you might wonder what other connections there might be. Well, more…

Investing wisely

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- About this time of year, high school seniors march to the mailbox hoping for a thick envelope rather than a thin one. Thick is a good sign that more…

L.A. Times loses Hart

by Hugh Hewitt -- Which is more offensive: A comic strip dealing with Easter which uses the device of a menorah giving way to an empty tomb, or a front page story, more…

Tyranny naked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- There can be no greater stretch of arbitrary power than is required to seize children from their parents, teach them whatever the authorities decree they shall be taught, more…

Beijing on our brain

by Cynthia Grenier -- Life has a funny way of pulling disparate elements all together suddenly into one neat package. First, we had the emergency landing of our airplane, its nose cone more…

This just in: Air travel not hell

by Bill Steigerwald -- "Good morning, spoiled American crybabies, this is your Captain speaking. "We'd like to thank you for flying It's-Not-Literally-Hell Airlines. We apologize for that 30-minute wait on the runway more…

Duyba's drug-war pipedream

by Joel Miller -- They say there's no more strident a prohibitionist than an ex-drunk. What that says about George W. Bush's attempt to tighten the thumbscrews in the war on drugs more…

If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em

by Bob Howard -- I graduated from high school (barely) in 1969, and back in those days, I remember paying $.20 a gallon for gas. Now fast forward more than 30 years, more…

The Chinese gambit: Did Bush bungle?

by Alan Keyes -- Now that we have gotten past the first flush of emotions in the aftermath of the recent contretemps with China, we should be able to consider the episode more…