Adopting and life in the burbs

by Bill Steigerwald -- Boonesville, Kentucky -- Here in deepest Appalachia, where a pound of tobacco costs $3 and a pound of marijuana costs $1,200, magazine stands as we know them do more…

Speaker appoints top China lobbyist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- House Speaker Dennis Hastert has named a lobbyist for Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing as his top national security and foreign policy adviser, a move that has made more…

My new favorite movie

by Joseph Farah -- Call me a simpleton. Call me a shill. Call me what you will. But I love Mel Gibson's "The Patriot." Love it! It's a great movie. It may more…

Clinton's crazy oil plan

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Does our government engage in central planning? Not in the good old USA. Surely not. Free markets, not politicians, determine the allocation of resources. Except in certain cases. more…

Triumph of faith and freedom

by Craige McMillan -- Judged by its death toll, the American Revolution was an insignificant "civil war" skirmish amongst the British. Judged by its effect upon history, those 4,435 American farmers, working more…

ABM bombs, Clinton soars

by Gordon Prather -- You may wonder why the Russians continue to protest the proposed Clinton-Gore ABM system, even though it has failed three times in a row to destroy an incoming more…

Liberty, justice and guns

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- The brilliant design of the Constitution of the United States envisioned a tripartite form of government with the three branches of government --executive, legislative, and judicial -- as more…

Cold War logic

by J.R. Nyquist -- Now that the United States is building down its nuclear forces, and Russia is supposedly doing the same, we should ask ourselves how it happened that the two more…

Forget the Cold War?

by Richard Grenier -- "East-West," the new Franco-Russian film, begins on shipboard on the Mediterranean at the end of World War II. The ship is bursting with joy. The passengers have just more…

Suffering Scamway

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- So I get a phone-call from Chick, the security guy who installed my house's alarm system. He has to stop by and replace some batteries. Remember, the ones more…