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…

Could U.S. foundersbe elected today?

by Walter Williams -- Now that we're about to decide the White House's next occupant, let's speculate about how previous presidents might fare were they standing for election in today's America. What more…

Joe Lieberman in black and white

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES -- Now that the euphoria is settling down over Vice President Al Gore's pick of Connecticut Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman as his running mate, political analysts more…

Ironic that armed cops protect Democrats

by Jon Dougherty -- As was the case for Republicans gathered for their national convention in Philadelphia a few weeks ago, protesters have also gathered to demonstrate against Democrats during their shindig 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…