Things fall apart

by J.R. Nyquist -- In his poem, "The Second Coming," William Butler Yeats describes the circumstances surrounding the arrival of the Antichrist. He writes of a blood-dimmed tide which drowns the "ceremony more…

Investigating the old media

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- As I approached the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Court House steps Thursday, I was taken aback by the gaggle of network TV cameras staked out more…

Congress is key to ending corruption

by Jon Dougherty -- Throughout the tenure of the Clinton administration -- arguably the "most corrupt" in history -- bleated calls for reform and justice have echoed continually, like a single voice more…

Harry Potter's magic

by Cynthia Grenier -- Heavyweight intellectual Yale professor Harold Bloom wanted to know this week in the Wall Street Journal whether 35 million people could be wrong. He was referring of course more…

It's not the economy, stupid!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON -- One of my sons' favorite singers is Weird Al Yankovic. Weird Al sings those rock song parodies like "Eat It" and "It's All About the Pentiums," more…

Trouble under the 'big tent'

by Jerry Falwell -- With a growing number of its high-profile leaders embracing pro-choice policies, the Republican Party is maintaining an increasingly fragile support base of pro-life Americans. This became unmistakably evident more…

Fueling the plutonium dump

by Gordon Prather -- You were probably tremendously impressed by the media reports of President Clinton's fancy footwork and smooth talking in getting President Putin at the recent Moscow summit to agree more…

Yakkity yak, don't talk smack

by Joel Miller -- I think someone in Congress forgot to fill out an order form for toilet paper. Those yahoos on Capitol Hill keep using the Bill of Rights instead. The more…

Magic and the real world

by Richard Grenier -- Oliver Cromwell, may his tribe increase, awoke one night from a deep dream of peace among the godly people of this earth. He enumerated: Scots, English, Jews, Gentiles, more…

Removing God from public life

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The recent rulings handed down by the Supreme Court prohibiting student-led prayer at sporting events, such as the kind that took place in Texas, might seem like yet more…