The principle of need

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- George W. Bush tried his hand at political philosophy during his budget speech to Congress. We are not talking about high-level stuff here, but there's enough in the more…

The state of our delusion

by J.R. Nyquist -- On Tuesday night President George W. Bush delivered his State of the Union address. It was a speech worthy of another Texan, named Lyndon Johnson, who spoke of more…

Buck your U.S. dollars?

by Doug Casey -- In November 2000 this article ran in "International Speculator." The timing was fortuitous for subscribers who acted on it, because, since then, the U.S. dollar has fallen 7.5 more…

Play it again, Bush

by Thomas Jipping -- The Miami Herald reports that -- drum roll please -- George W. Bush won the state of Florida and, therefore, the presidency in last year's election. No one, more…

Dems scaremonger Bush tax cuts

by Casey Brooks -- After listening to House minority leader Dick "Too Good To Be True" Gephardt speak against President Bush's tax-cut plan, I think I finally understand how the people of more…

Don't execute Timothy McVeigh!

by Jude Wanniski -- To: President Bush From: Jude Wanniski Re: Life imprisonment works for me The biggest reason the founding fathers gave the president the absolute power of clemency is to more…

Al Gore and the new journalism

by Joseph Farah -- I didn't think I'd be writing about Al Gore, again, quite so soon. After his concession, I thought I might be able to avoid the subject for another, more…

'Do it again': Me and Steely Dan

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Twenty-five years ago I stayed out past 2 a.m., playing Steely Dan's hypnotic, compelling song, "Do it Again," all night, over and over on the jukebox at Dirty more…

Masking education fraud

by Walter Williams -- Last week, I reported that 73 percent of California State University's black college freshmen required remedial math and 66 percent required remedial English. In last week's speech to more…

Islam's Wailing Wall?

by Hal Lindsey -- In a new example of doublespeak that would make George Orwell blush, Islam's top cleric in Jerusalem issued a religious edict saying the Western Wall of Solomon's Temple more…