What if the U.S. military didn't exist?

by J.R. Nyquist -- Imagine if America didn't have an Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine Corps. Would the world be a more beautiful place, or would things get worse? It is more…

Slamming the golden door

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- In 1939 Hitler was threatening to conquer Europe.; Many families, including many Jewish families, living in Europe at the time looked for refuge outside that continent. In May more…

My Call on NASDAQ

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Larry Summer, treasury secretary From: Jude Wanniski Re: Lower the Capgains Holding Period As we no longer run in the same circles, Larry, you may not have more…

Final curtain for Zimbabwe?

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- When it comes to lamenting the sad fate gripping Marxist Zimbabwe -- once known as Rhodesia, the prosperous colony of Great Britain -- it is neither right nor more…

Power goes under-the-table

by Charles Smith -- The Export-Import Bank has often been accused of questionable lending practices. In 1994, Export-Import Bank lending practices were thrown out the window by the Clinton administration. Export-Import Bank more…

Let's debate but think straight

by Walter Williams -- I teach economic theory at George Mason University at the introductory, intermediate and Ph.D. levels. I admonish students that in the process of fooling others, it is not more…

The sell-out of the presidency

by Joseph Farah -- "Clinton administration scandals." The very phrase is almost a redundancy. Back in 1994, White House Associate Counsel Jane Sherburne compiled a task memo on nearly 50 separate scandals more…

Here comes big government -- again

by Jon Dougherty -- Did you know there was a clean water crisis in this country? I didn't either, but apparently there is; so much so, in fact, that our beloved Environmental more…

Littleton's secret history

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Columbine just won't go away. The Colorado mountain town of Littleton seems gripped by perpetual after-shock. April 20th is the first anniversary of the Littleton massacre, when 12 more…

Elian and Eliza in Icy Waters

by Sarah Foster -- The year is 1850 or thereabouts, an early spring evening. In an inn by a riverbank a young woman is anxiously waiting for a boatman whom she hopes more…