Against libertopia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- On July 13, my brilliant friend Richard Dale Fitzgerald II (just "Dale" to friends) alerted me to a piece of his, just published by the funniest, most misanthropic more…

Ending the marriage penalty

by Linda Bowles -- Approximately 25 million married couples find themselves paying more income taxes than if they had simply stayed single and shacked up. However, heartened by strong forecasts of budget more…

Wen Ho Lee's aspirant detractors

by Gordon Prather -- For those of you watching with interest -- perhaps with horror -- the Wen Ho Lee saga as it has been unfolding, there are several bits of pertinent more…

Fascism, corruption and my 'Democratic' Party

by Bob Just -- Ten years ago, Newsweek magazine shocked mainstream America with a cover story headlined "Thought Police," a lengthy report on a new social /political movement developed on college campuses more…

Governors decide on choice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The nation's governors assembled at State College, Pa., to discuss issues affecting their states for the National Governor's Association this past weekend. The need for improved education and more…

Time to kill the death tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The only certain things in life are death and taxes -- the estate tax represents the worst of both alternatives. The estate tax (IRS Form 706) is surely more…

Ford has a bad idea

by Chuck Baldwin -- The New York Daily News recently quoted former president Gerald Ford as advising Republican presidential nominee G.W. Bush to "pick a running mate who favors abortion rights." According more…

Be prepared for PC attacks

by Geoff Metcalf -- WorldNetDaily's Jon Dougherty's piece about the Providence Rhode Island United Way's disingenuous, PC-inspired blackmail really has me angry. "The Providence, R.I., chapter of the United Way has decided more…

Crisis in the Middle East

by J.R. Nyquist -- "Aesop's Fables," which originated in the sixth century B.C., say that the Greek god Hermes traveled the world with a cart full of wickedness and deceit, distributing a more…

Looking for food, culture, friends?

by Judy Lowe -- This week we're using the Web to find people, maybe win big bucks by playing along with a TV game show, look at the history of roller coasters more…