Avoiding political candidates

by Alan W. Bock -- Al Gore is simply the latest manifestation of some of the reasons I avoid endorsing political candidates or getting involved in supporting them. When it comes to oil more…

The Israeli October surprise

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- In presidential elections, the party out of power always worries about "October surprises." In September of 1980, the entire Reagan-Bush campaign team was holding its collective breath anticipating more…

The pain of it all

by J.R. Nyquist -- Today it could be said that we live under a pleasure-seeking and pain-avoiding regime, where the central political goal is the minimization of public discomfort and the maximization more…

Fewer players on the bench?

by Thomas Jipping -- Imagine it is a presidential election year. With different parties controlling the White House and the Senate, the process of appointing federal judges is a little tense. According more…

What was that about no media bias?

by Jon Dougherty -- A couple of days ago, I took Washington Post writer Howard Kurtz to task for appearing to legitimize the establishment press' claim that they in no way show more…

A crumbling cultural foundation

by Craige McMillan -- "... for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation." --The Apostle Peter In the grand scheme of things, more…

The rich are national treasures

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Who deserves credit for eight years of economic growth? It is usually presented as a multiple choice question: a) Bill Clinton, b) the Republican Congress, or c) Alan more…

How Gore reinvented greed

by Joseph Farah -- Vice President Al Gore is using all his influence with President Clinton to persuade him to tap into the nation's emergency oil stockpile. He argues that this is more…

Drug war's filthy lucre

by Joel Miller -- There you are, smalltime storeowner, operating the till, when a man with a dog walks in. He steps to the counter and asks for a pack of Camels. more…

Helping the OPEC cartel

by Walter Williams -- We Americans are going to pay through our noses to stay warm this winter, and we can thank our elected and unelected officials in Washington. Let's analyze the more…