The first and second rules of national defense

by J.R. Nyquist -- Editor's note: WND's J.R. Nyquist is a renowned expert on America's fatal illusion of an international balance of power; diplomatic and Cold War history; the survivability of a more…

Court of voter appeal

by Thomas Jipping -- They say ignorance is bliss, but when it comes to the courts and the Constitution, ignorance is very dangerous. The presidential candidates debate taxes and Medicare, and Al more…

The regressive income tax

by Joseph Farah -- The major presidential candidates' positions on taxation illustrates just how lost our country is. One candidate throws gasoline on the flames of class warfare by urging more confiscatory more…

The vitamin threat?

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- It's cold season, a time when many Americans fight off sneezing and sore throats with an extra dose of Vitamin C. Vitamins are cheap, ubiquitous, often effective, and, more…

Timing is everything

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- The Latin saying, "carpe diem," translated literally means, "seize the day." What it really means is seize the moment, for once it has passed, the opportunity may never more…

DEA not hemp to the jive

by Joel Miller -- When Minnesota National Guardsmen set fire to some 35,000 stalks of wild-growing marijuana, seized in "Operation Emerald Harvest" last August, they were highly excited with their accomplishment. "We're more…

Interview with Louis Farrakhan

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Sen. Joseph Lieberman From: Jude Wanniski Re: Understanding Farrakhan I was sorry to see you were forced to back down on your offer to meet with Minister more…

Myths of the Middle East

by Joseph Farah -- I've been quiet since Israel erupted in fighting spurred by disputes over the Temple Mount. Until now, I haven't even bothered to say, "See, I told you so." more…

Saints alive!

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- My newest aspiration is to become the Mother Drexel of the 21st century. She's that dead socialite-turned-philanthropist from Philadelphia recently named a saint -- St. Katherine -- despite more…