Junk statistics 101

by Gordon Prather -- Well, you've all seen the "scientific" polls. According to CNN-Gallup on Oct. 5th, 51 million Americans were going to vote for Al Gore (while only 40 million Americans more…

Upside of the new affluence

by Richard Grenier -- "Wealth is evidently not the good we are seeking, for it is merely useful for the sake of something else," wrote Aristotle some time ago. Yet -- as more…

In defense of church voter guides

by Jerry Falwell -- The Christian Coalition has issued their traditional pre-election voter guides, encouraging people to take into consideration the views of Al Gore and George W. Bush on education, abortion, more…

China, Nobel Prize and disembowelment

by Cynthia Grenier -- I'm sure you're palpitating like all get-out to get the skinny on Gao Xingjian. Who is he? Why this year's pick for the Nobel Prize in literature, of more…

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON -- Forget the polls, just look at the signs emerging from the campaigns of Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore. Which one is more…

More proof guns reduce crime

by Joseph Farah -- The next time a politician suggests tougher government gun-control is needed to fight violent crime, look around and count his armed bodyguards. While the calls for disarming average, more…

Nothing works!

by Stuart Goldman -- You aren't going to find me referring to Bob Dylan songs very often in this column, not only because I think the cat is overrated, but because I more…

No such thing as equal gun education

by Jon Dougherty -- Once upon a time -- years ago, now -- when I was still in high school, guys would head to the woods early in the morning during various more…

Inner City Slickers

by Johnny Chung -- One of the movies on my "must-see" list is "City Slickers." It's a great comedy about city boys vacationing on a ranch to learn how to be cowboys. more…

Looking on the bright side

by Alan W. Bock -- It is possible to look at the flotsam and jetsam the political process has tossed to the surface as presidential candidates and feel a certain sense of despair more…