Pataki: Sentencing New Yorkers to death

by Jon Dougherty -- Call it a reasonable compromise, call it "statesmanship," or call it an act of genuine heartfelt concern -- but whatever its label, New York Republican Gov. George Pataki's more…

Going to Haiti in a hand basket II

by Joel Miller -- Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series on the (what else?) ongoing political troubles of Haiti. Part II, a romp through Haiti's short and twisted more…

Cops are people also

by John N. Doggett -- I've just returned from a funeral home to pay my respects to the widow of a young Texas State Trooper. A nut killed him because the trooper stopped more…

China leans on GOP?

by Inside the Ring -- Secret GOP struggle Pentagon officials were puzzled by the presence of a well-known Chinese military intelligence officer at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia last week. People's Liberation more…

Bush or Gore? Gore or Bush?

by Bill Steigerwald -- Come on, come on, hurry up, America. Take your pick. Gore or Bush -- right there in the center. No, no. They are not exactly the same. Look more…

Joseph Lieberman's moral relativism

by Joseph Farah -- Some people suggest Sen. Joseph Lieberman, as a practicing Jew, provides some balance to a ticket headed by an apostate Christian tied so closely to the most corrupt more…

A visit with Mr. & Mrs. John Q. Public

by Johnny Chung -- Before I begin the subject of this column, I want to say thank you to all the readers who sent kind e-mails and words of encouragement last week, more…

The shiftiness of politics

by Alan W. Bock -- One doubts the researchers had such questions in mind. But a study released last weekend during the brief interlude between conventions in this intensive political season should raise more…

When hate speech is OK

by David Limbaugh -- Can anyone fairly deny that when it comes to name calling, insults and innuendo, conservatives are fair game? They are called racists and anti-Semites, and are said to more…

Renouncing Sam Colt

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- On a very, very hot humid day in August 1969 the Hall of the House at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., was packed with hundreds of citizens. The more…