Happy dreams, little Oedipus

by Richard Grenier -- The filmographies of those two master film craftsmen, Stanley Kubrick and Steven Spielberg each include works touching on life in some distant time – "2001," "Clockwork Orange," "E.T.," more…

Churches that changed the world

by Jerry Falwell -- Editors note: This is an abbreviated version of Jerry Falwell's message to the Southern Baptist Convention's Pastors Conference in the New Orleans Superdome, June 10.Many churches during the more…

Lawyers' Bill of Fights

by Medicine Men -- Yes, this is probably the thousandth commentary you've seen regarding the controversy over the "Patients' Bill of Rights." This gives us the chance tell you – that once more…

Jefferson detractor humiliated

by Alan W. Bock -- I know that Schadenfreude – the joy at the discomfort of another – is an unworthy emotion, so I'm trying hard to suppress it. Nonetheless, I can't help more…

Conservatives win, neo-cons don't

by Jon Dougherty -- Republican strategists and political leaders can continue to listen to neo-conservative pinheads pushing their "move-to-the-center" garbage – and lose – or they can start taking the advice of more…

Smoking out lawsuits

by Ralph Reiland -- Don't say lawsuits can't be fun. Like the woman in Knoxville who's suing McDonald's because the pickle on her Big Mac was too hot. This "dangerous and defective more…

Dope File: Kill a druggie, sell a kidney

by Joel Miller -- Strange fruit Here is an interesting spin on the recent mass execution of narcotics offenders in China: Only a day after Beijing bumped off 50-plus drug offenders in more…

On not saluting the flag

by Joseph Farah -- Tennessee state Rep. Henri Brooks (that's a gal, by the way) is getting her 15 minutes of fame right now for her refusal to salute the U.S. flag more…

Microsoft: The beast is back

by Bob Howard -- In a big win for Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) yesterday, the appeals court smote the out-of-control Clintonistas. First they ruled that the former judge on the case was guilty more…

Songbirds vs. humans

by Bill Steigerwald -- Every school boy has heard of Jonas Salk. Every school girl has heard of DDT, the man-made pesticide that killed songbirds along with the bad bugs. But unless more…