Why we cannot keep secrets

by J.R. Nyquist -- Energy Secretary Bill Richardson says he is unhappy about recent security lapses at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. In fact, he is "outraged." After all, he and others more…

The ghoul in your tank

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Welcome to June 2000, the month in which new federal gasoline regulations have come into effect for a third of the country. The mandate that some cities sell more…

Why are conservatives so intolerant?

by Craige McMillan -- "To be able to discern that what is true is true, and that what is false is false; this is the mark and character of intelligence." --Emanuel Swedenborg more…

Et tu, Justice Department?

by Joel Miller -- Beware the thin man, Caesar warned Marc Antony in Shakespeare's immortal play, "Julius Caesar." He should have said beware the short man. Amidst the aftermath of the Justice more…

Has the NRA gone soft?

by Joseph Farah -- Ignatius Piazza has a dream. He wants to build the safest community in the world -- a well-armed one on 550 acres in Nevada. Called Front Sight, Piazza's more…

Trading things

by Walter Williams -- With the recent demonstrations against international trade in Windsor, Canada, and Washington, D.C., not to mention the violent protests in Seattle, one might get the impression that trade more…

Dog wars

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Sometimes I forget I'm living in America. You must know what I mean. I'll be flipping through the paper, or doing the electronic equivalent -- surfing, or scrolling more…

In defense of Hafez Assad

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Colin Powell From: Jude Wanniski Re: The Death of Syria's Assad On the working assumption that if George W. Bush is elected president and asks you to more…

Federal money equals federal rules

by Jon Dougherty -- There are certain absolutes in life -- death, taxes, E=MC2, and the "federal rule," which says that if you take federal money you're going to take a boatload more…

Blue sky and red cents

by Charles Smith -- The Chinese army is open for investment, seeking Western money to improve its military space complex. On May 29, the Chinese army's Second Artillery Corps moved into Western more…