Is it all over?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON -- The late James A. Farley, Mr. Fixit of the Democratic Party during the reign of Franklin D. Roosevelt, believed that Labor Day was not the start more…

Birch Society battles

by J.R. Nyquist -- Dear Mr. Eddlem, I should reply to you in greater detail. It's not right to leave you with the impression that I'm your enemy or out to defame more…

Unpacking intellectual baggage

by Richard Grenier -- Beyond question Tom Wolfe is the most brilliant, intelligent, witty writer of his generation. He has learning beyond the expectations of most readers of today's novels, but his more…

Deconstructing Harry

by Cynthia Grenier -- Today, Saturday, July 8, the publishing world is in a dither -- a dither the likes of which this particular world frankly has never experienced before. Ever. Some more…

Wen Ho redux

by Gordon Prather -- U.S. District Judge James A. Parker had ordered Janet Reno and federal prosecutors to disclose by Wednesday, July 5, which country they intend to prove that former Los more…

Americans want honesty

by Johnny Chung -- Recently, I met a wonderful lady named Trisha at an event I attended. She wore a beautiful golden hat and, recognizing me, introduced herself. We chit-chatted for a more…

Defending the death tax

by Alan W. Bock -- One of the more fascinating phenomena of the last month or so has been the flurry of defenses of the death tax that have emerged from the woodwork. more…

The plague of the millennium

by Richard Grenier -- The greatest known plague in human history was the Black Death. A colossal outbreak began in Constantinople in 1334, and it spread rapidly throughout Europe (returning Crusaders were more…

Mexico throws its bums out

by John N. Doggett -- Last Sunday, the Mexican people broke with 71 years of history. They elected a president who was not from the Institutional Revolutionary Party, better known by its Spanish more…