California initiatives: You only think you won

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns are satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to tell more…

You do the math

by Ellen Ratner -- It's now only 13 months before the 2004 presidential election and George Bush, who has repeatedly proclaimed that the Iraq War will define his presidency, has finally admitted more…

Wrong war in the wrong place

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In making the case for staying the course in Iraq, the White House has begun invoking the specters of Somalia and Lebanon. What happened there? In 1983, after more…

Marriages made in heaven – and in hell

by David Kupelian -- What is marriage? Why do two people tie a knot between them forever? Why only two people? Why not groupings of three, four or more? Why do men more…

Al Sharpton has a point, sort of

by David Limbaugh -- The Reverend Al Sharpton was not only far and away the most entertaining participant in this week's Democratic presidential debate, he also offered the most interesting tidbit when more…

Unappointed leaders

by Kyle Williams -- Today in this country, as a result of politics and the news media, there are individuals who, by default, lead large groups of people. I've never completely understood more…

No stinking IAEA-NPT regime

by Gordon Prather -- For more than 30 years, we depended upon the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons to prevent NPT signatories not already having nukes from developing or acquiring more…

WTO: Chinese dragons vie for seat at trade table

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Here in Cancun, at the World Trade Organization's fifth ministerial conference, it is the lesser-developed countries that are looking for a seat at the table. In particular, the more…