The fire this time, Part II

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Editor's note: This is the second installment of Maralyn Lois Polak's two-part series on the Montana fires. "Escaping Thor's wrath" is how my Montana musician friend, JJ, characterizes more…

Elephants and donkeys IV

by J.R. Nyquist -- During its first two nights the Democratic National Convention gave the country a strong dose of "we care" demagogy. There were also moments of eat-the-rich humanitarianism, including expressions more…

What is a 'Christian' candidate?

by Craige McMillan -- With Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore's selection of Joseph Liebermann, an American Jew as his running mate, the issue of religion in politics seems very much alive. Senator more…

The myth of negative campaigning

by Joseph Farah -- I predict that, in the days ahead, you will be bombarded by media agitation over "negative campaigning." Recently I appeared on the Fox News Network's "Hannity and Colmes" more…

Time for trade with Iraq

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- The brutal bombings and ongoing sanctions against Iraq, led by the U.S. and also backed by many foreign governments on the U.S. payroll, have been in place for more…

Why America is burning

by Henry Lamb -- The fires that are raging across the West are just the beginning of the consequences of inept environmental management policies that the Clinton-Gore administration has inflicted upon the more…

No absolution

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- During my grade school years we lived next to an Italian-American family. Of course, then they were called Italians or they even referred to themselves as "wops." It more…

Dems at midweek

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES -- At the midpoint of their convention here, the Democrats got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the party is more…

The fire this time, Part I

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- With millions and millions of acres destroyed by the wildfires rampaging through western America, I began worrying about my ex-husband, JJ, burning up in Montana, for real, not more…

A troubled Joe Lieberman

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Ed Rendell, Chair, Democratic National Committee From: Jude Wanniski Re: On the One Hand... Did you appreciate my memo last week saying that if I were Al more…