Basics before bells and whistles

by David Hackworth -- War is in the wind. But you wouldn't know it if you get your news from Brokaw, Jennings and Rather. Here's the skinny: The Israelis are leaning forward more…

No Chelsea treatment for you

by Debbie Schlussel -- Remember the hands-off policy on Chelsea Clinton? The media and Hollywood proscribed any coverage of their friends', Bill and Hillary's, kid. Prior to Inauguration Day, Laura Bush, on more…

The missile defense decision

by Frank J. Gaffney Jr. -- Short of putting a sign outside the Pentagon saying "Under New Management," it is hard to imagine a more dramatic indication of the change of leadership at the more…

Vandals of justice

by Linda Bowles -- Only a few days after his inauguration, I find myself in rather stark disagreement with President Bush. He has let his staff know that he would prefer to more…

The Teamsters, the DNC and the reformers

by David Limbaugh -- Sen. John McCain and Senate Democrats are all hot to trot over the prospect of finally enacting "meaningful" campaign finance reform legislation. The "reformers'" zeal would be easier more…

No ACLU lawsuit takers, yet

by Jon Dougherty -- In a column last week, I laid out a case I believe has merit involving a countersuit against the American Civil Liberties Union for its coercive pro-active lawsuits more…

The path of corruption

by J.R. Nyquist -- Recent studies show that unprecedented numbers of students are cheating in school, that stealing has increased 5,000 percent since 1950, that illegitimacy has skyrocketed. In keeping with our more…

A time for outrage

by Jon Dougherty -- "I choose not to describe what acts were done that we found upon arrival because I think that's part of changing the tone in Washington. I think it more…

Not so fast, Mr. Clinton!

by Jane Chastain -- Democrats and Republicans alike are celebrating over the 11th-hour deal struck between Independent Counsel Robert Ray and our 42nd president, a deal that allowed Bill Clinton to beat more…

Bush's 1st big mistake

by Geoff Metcalf -- I like President George W. Bush. Frankly, the mainstream cheap shots on his intellect have been beyond duplicitous and sleazy. I mean, come on; Gore's academic achievements pale more…