Clandestine uranium enrichment program

by Gordon Prather -- You may well have heard – since Oct. 2 – many a Bush-Cheney warhawk voicing the lament of that great 20th-century metaphysician, Jimmy Durante: "What a revoltin' development more…

What are your kids learning?

by Henry Lamb -- Geography was once taught in the fourth grade. Mrs. Howard, a sweet little lady with blue-gray hair, started each year by teaching her students how to spell: "George more…

Clashing rulings on the Ten Commandments

by Jerry Falwell -- In Austin, Texas, a federal judge has ruled that a Ten Commandments monument on state capitol grounds is constitutional. However, a federal appeals court has ruled that a more…

Dispatch from the Sawgrass Rebellion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- "All politics are local," quipped Thomas "Tip" O'Neil, former speaker of the House. Having spent the last month in Southern Florida helping the Sawgrass Rebellion gain a foothold, more…

'Bloody Sunday'

by Cynthia Grenier -- The first half of "Bloody Sunday," a pseudo-documentary by writer-director Paul Greenglass, is absolutely spectacularly, brilliantly good. I kept thinking of Eisenstein's "October," one of the greatest pseudo-documentaries more…

How stupid are we? Part II

by Ellen Ratner -- Last week, I wrote about how stupid the right-wing was in failing to promote even minimal steps to protect ourselves from this murdering sicko currently wreaking havoc inside more…

Words that kill

by Jon Dougherty -- For a constitutional purist, there is nothing worse than someone who uses part of our nation's founding document to deny others a right enshrined in another part. So more…

Pernicious distortions

by Thomas Jipping -- Controversies over Bush nominees are not new, but are spreading beyond the judiciary or Cabinet departments to more obscure posts in far-flung bureaucratic ports of call. The media more…

Blame the guns

by Joseph Farah -- I guess it was inevitable that a few extremists would attempt, as they always do, to exploit the tragedy of the Washington, D.C.-area shootings to promote a new more…

'Bowling For Columbine' throws a gutter ball

by Michael Medved -- As a work of cinematic entertainment and political provocation, Michael Moore's widely acclaimed new documentary "Bowling for Columbine" qualifies as a substantial success. Despite its outrageously incoherent, even more…