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…

Phony fight against terrorism

by Joseph Farah -- The federal government's phony war on terrorism reminds me of its sham war on drugs. In both cases, Washington uses a real problem to justify draconian and unconstitutional more…

Things that go bump in September

by J.R. Nyquist -- After Labor Day a decisive battle for the U.S. presidency will take place. At the same time, the world's trouble spots are heating up. An Arab gangster named more…

Chickens come home to roost

by Craige McMillan -- Hollywood and the music industry have for years now been telling us, "if it feels good -- do it!" They should be delighted, then, that fans have finally more…

Clinton makes tax-cut fumble

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- No one was surprised when Clinton vetoed the repeal of the marriage tax penalty as passed by the Congress. He promised to, from the outset. Still, from the more…

Arrogance rules among fed cops

by Jon Dougherty -- I don't know if you caught this headline on Wednesday, but in case you didn't, the Immigration and Naturalization Service is planning to "honor" its "heroes" who "stormed" more…

Going to Haiti in a hand basket

by Joel Miller -- Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series on the (what else?) ongoing political troubles of Haiti. What, you expected something uplifting? People are often amazed more…

Attacks on the rule of law

by Walter Williams -- Politicians, lawyers, assorted rascals and do-gooders are rapidly undermining our common-law rules of torts, while the rest of us either applaud their efforts or are indifferent. Michael I. more…

Bush's flawless convention

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Overlooked in all the wailing, loudest among conservatives, over the GOP's Clintonesque stagecraft in Philly is George W. Bush's impressive leadership skills. Show me a strong more…

Activists in the newsroom

by Joseph Farah -- There's an indelicate old newspaper saying that summarizes succinctly the way the industry traditionally viewed the issue of personal and journalistic conflicts of interest. The curmudgeonly city editor more…