What are your kids learning?

by Henry Lamb -- Geography was once taught in the fourth grade. Mrs. Howard, a sweet little lady with blue-gray hair, started each year by teaching her students how to spell: "George more…

Clashing rulings on the Ten Commandments

by Jerry Falwell -- In Austin, Texas, a federal judge has ruled that a Ten Commandments monument on state capitol grounds is constitutional. However, a federal appeals court has ruled that a more…

Dispatch from the Sawgrass Rebellion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- "All politics are local," quipped Thomas "Tip" O'Neil, former speaker of the House. Having spent the last month in Southern Florida helping the Sawgrass Rebellion gain a foothold, more…

'Bloody Sunday'

by Cynthia Grenier -- The first half of "Bloody Sunday," a pseudo-documentary by writer-director Paul Greenglass, is absolutely spectacularly, brilliantly good. I kept thinking of Eisenstein's "October," one of the greatest pseudo-documentaries more…

Words that kill

by Jon Dougherty -- For a constitutional purist, there is nothing worse than someone who uses part of our nation's founding document to deny others a right enshrined in another part. So more…

Pernicious distortions

by Thomas Jipping -- Controversies over Bush nominees are not new, but are spreading beyond the judiciary or Cabinet departments to more obscure posts in far-flung bureaucratic ports of call. The media more…

Blame the guns

by Joseph Farah -- I guess it was inevitable that a few extremists would attempt, as they always do, to exploit the tragedy of the Washington, D.C.-area shootings to promote a new more…

'Bowling For Columbine' throws a gutter ball

by Michael Medved -- As a work of cinematic entertainment and political provocation, Michael Moore's widely acclaimed new documentary "Bowling for Columbine" qualifies as a substantial success. Despite its outrageously incoherent, even more…

Muzzling conservative pastors

by David Limbaugh -- I know some of you out there actually harbor this fantasy that Christian conservatives want to subsume the government and convert it into a happy theocracy for Jesus, more…

The devil is in the details

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Like many of you, I have been following the nearly inescapable flood of coverage on the series of sniper killings in the Washington, D.C., area, but with an more…