An open letter to John Ashcroft

by Jack Cashill -- Dear Mr. Ashcroft, If my memory serves me, I have voted for you at least four times. I have staked your signs in my yard. I even shared more…

Don't call me a minority

by John N. Doggett -- Last week I received a letter that really irritated me. It was an invitation to attend the 2001 Republican Minority Conference in Florida. It was addressed “Dear Friend.” more…

Legalize, schmegalize

by Joel Miller -- Solutions to the drug war often fall into two rough categories. On the one side, we're told we should pull out all the stops and go ballistic, launch more…

Stem of the stem-cell controversy

by Medicine Men -- Take out your pencils for a pop quiz: What's a stem cell? We bet most Americans, while having an opinion about stem cell research, can't answer the question. more…

Bush-Ashcroft should reject racial preferences

by David Limbaugh -- Now is not the time for the Bush administration to get weak-kneed on affirmative action. Not only did George Bush campaign against racial preferences; they are bad policy more…

All's well with oil wells

by Bill Steigerwald -- It's a good thing for modern, spoiled-rotten, easy-living us that a powerful environmental wacko sector didn't exist 100 years ago. Today we're having trouble getting Congress to OK more…

Buy 'em when they're down

by Bob Howard -- One of the most important things investors must learn to do in the stock market is to buy a good stock when the price is down. This is more…

Bubba forever?

by Alan W. Bock -- So Bill Clinton will score a $10- to possibly $12-million advance for his book from Alfred A. Knopf? Who says crime doesn't pay? The key is to do more…

Anne Marie and her lawyer

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – If you like oddballs, you've hit the jackpot with the Condit-Levy story. Hollywood couldn't have cast a weirder bunch of characters. Chandra Levy, rest her soul, more…