This just in: Air travel not hell

by Bill Steigerwald -- "Good morning, spoiled American crybabies, this is your Captain speaking. "We'd like to thank you for flying It's-Not-Literally-Hell Airlines. We apologize for that 30-minute wait on the runway more…

Duyba's drug-war pipedream

by Joel Miller -- They say there's no more strident a prohibitionist than an ex-drunk. What that says about George W. Bush's attempt to tighten the thumbscrews in the war on drugs more…

If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em

by Bob Howard -- I graduated from high school (barely) in 1969, and back in those days, I remember paying $.20 a gallon for gas. Now fast forward more than 30 years, more…

The Chinese gambit: Did Bush bungle?

by Alan Keyes -- Now that we have gotten past the first flush of emotions in the aftermath of the recent contretemps with China, we should be able to consider the episode more…

Stop Africa's slave trade, now!

by John N. Doggett -- Africa's dirty little secret isn't secret anymore. You see, although they abolished slavery in the Western Hemisphere more than a century ago, it still flourishes in Africa. The more…

Medicare's right to die?

by Medicine Men -- Cars are just too expensive for seniors, proclaimed the politician when he unveiled his new plan. The bill passed, and so the government collected money from every worker's more…

Powell: Albright in GOP clothing

by Debbie Schlussel -- Is Colin Powell Madeleine Albright in Republican clothing? As Secretary of State, he's acting more like her everyday. Minus the lipstick and ugly brooches. That should trouble anyone more…

Hail to the shroom?

by Joel Miller -- To: Aaron Sorkin From: Joel Miller Re: Possible "West Wing" episode With a former president that "didn't" inhale and a current president rumored to have sported a coke more…

Outsiders can forget media recognition

by Jon Dougherty -- You may not know this, but there is a definite caste system in the news business, and outsiders like WorldNetDaily are not welcome. On Tuesday, Columbia University in more…

Me and Barry McCaffrey

by Doug Casey -- As the Bush administration came into town, Clinton appointees went out, including Gen. Barry McCaffrey who resigned his position as U.S. drug czar in January. I met McCaffrey more…