Surfing coast to coast

by Judy Lowe -- We'll travel -- via Web -- from one coast to the other: Ellis Island, where so many of our ancestors set foot on U.S. soil for the first more…

Bush the pansy?

by Jon Dougherty -- Last week notable Republicans such as William Bennett began to criticize the campaign of George W. Bush, the party's anointed White House hopeful, because the Texas governor's tone more…

Circle the wagons!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON -- In a revealing column this past week, reporter Bob Novak quoted a political operative who said, "When the Democrats get in trouble, they circle the wagons. more…

Keeping step in the race

by -NO AUTHOR- -- I'm always ready to embrace and defend the underdog. And the black person who supports conservatism is certainly included in this beleaguered lot. So, when I read the more…

Mysteries of Shanghai

by Cynthia Grenier -- Japanese-born but very much English-bred Kazuo Ishiguro has just brought forth his much-awaited first novel in five years: "When We Were Orphans." Highly praised by British critics when more…

Endorsing child molestation

by Jerry Falwell -- Over the years, I've come to expect that the American Civil Liberties Union will almost always represent an issue with which I wholly disagree. However, I was shocked more…

A world parliament is birthed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In September 1995, at the United Nations 50th Anniversary, the presidents, prime ministers, princes and kings of this world came to celebrate its existence and talk about their more…

Scientific polls: Bah! Humbug!

by Gordon Prather -- You've probably wondered what -- if anything -- is scientific about "scientific" polls, which purport to show that if the election were held today, 50 percent would vote more…

First millennium female Olympics

by Richard Grenier -- You knew it was coming! The women's Olympics! Oh, there'll be men in it; they're not that crazy. But at the first Olympiad of the millennium, in Sydney, more…

Bush's losing strategy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- W., who has generally shown a deft political touch and an impressive strategic grasp, has lately been committing the kinds of embarrassing errors of judgment that do not more…