Biggest ripoff in the world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- What's the biggest consumer ripoff in the world? Is it the recent increase in ATM fees by $2.00 at some banks? Newsman Tom Brokaw thinks so. Is it more…

Religious battle over abortion

by Jane Chastain -- While the presidential candidates are spending a lot of time on education, tax cuts and prescription drugs, the real hot-button issue in this campaign, as it has been more…

Subtracting the 4th Amendment

by Joel Miller -- Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part series on the drug war's detrimental effect of the Fourth Amendment. Part I focuses on the danger of drug-courier more…

Surfing coast to coast

by Judy Lowe -- We'll travel -- via Web -- from one coast to the other: Ellis Island, where so many of our ancestors set foot on U.S. soil for the first more…

Bush the pansy?

by Jon Dougherty -- Last week notable Republicans such as William Bennett began to criticize the campaign of George W. Bush, the party's anointed White House hopeful, because the Texas governor's tone more…

A world parliament is birthed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In September 1995, at the United Nations 50th Anniversary, the presidents, prime ministers, princes and kings of this world came to celebrate its existence and talk about their more…

Scientific polls: Bah! Humbug!

by Gordon Prather -- You've probably wondered what -- if anything -- is scientific about "scientific" polls, which purport to show that if the election were held today, 50 percent would vote more…

Bush's losing strategy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- W., who has generally shown a deft political touch and an impressive strategic grasp, has lately been committing the kinds of embarrassing errors of judgment that do not more…

First millennium female Olympics

by Richard Grenier -- You knew it was coming! The women's Olympics! Oh, there'll be men in it; they're not that crazy. But at the first Olympiad of the millennium, in Sydney, more…

Circle the wagons!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON -- In a revealing column this past week, reporter Bob Novak quoted a political operative who said, "When the Democrats get in trouble, they circle the wagons. more…