Deception Pass

by Craige McMillan -- As Western Washington breaks up into the coastline and islands of Puget Sound, many beautiful landmarks emerge. Last week I was standing on one: 182 feet above the more…

Bunglers, moles and unexpected deaths

by J.R. Nyquist -- A short commentary on the collapse of British security is overdue. This column recently commented on two British intelligence officers who lost their laptops. These laptops were packed more…

Elian for right or wrong

by Richard Grenier -- When do the inhumanities of a regime mount so high that they cancel out loyalty to one's country -- particularly, for example, the obligation to carry out orders more…

Lawsuit absurdity

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- Wouldn't you think it absurd if the next time there is a vehicular homicide by a criminal escaping from the police in a high-speed chase, the city or more…

The Irrational Economist

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Paul Krugman, N.Y. Times From: Jude Wanniski Re: The Crazy Stock Market When I turned to your column last Wednesday, Dr. Krugman, I had hoped you would more…

Gore's red greenbacks

by Charles Smith -- Vice President Al Gore claims that he invented campaign reform. One step of the Gore reform program was to accept money from Buddhist monks who put "$0.00" on more…

Our 'no fault' society

by Jon Dougherty -- Earlier this week various news sources ran a story about how city officials in Riverside, Calif., are pushing to have a gun maker added as a co-defendant in more…

Reno running interference for Castro

by Larry Klayman -- "But in the end, I believe that they (Cuban-Americans) also understand that this is a nation of laws by which all must abide." -- Janet Reno, reported in more…

Government against business

by Walter Williams -- Last week, U.S. District Judge Thomas Jackson ruled that Microsoft violated federal antitrust laws and harmed consumers. Jackson found that the company: 1) used its position to "monopolize more…

The women warriors quiz

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- What's the big fuss about women fighting wars next to men? This is one of those hot-button issues that has folks lobbing verbal grenades at each other across more…