Figures don't lie, but liars figure

by David Hackworth -- Texas cattleman Robert Shoaf must have thought the Russians were coming when artillery shells thumped down on his ranch one night last month. As his cattle property near more…

The McCain mutiny and the Gore 'fear factor'

by Lenora B. Fulani -- Last week's results in New Hampshire make a loud statement about the present and future significance of the independent voter. Independents want political reform. We want the establishment more…

CDC declares homophobia a health risk

by Jane Chastain -- "Homophobe" is an epithet commonly used by gay activists to describe anyone who objects to the practice of homosexuality or the gay rights movement. On the other hand, more…

Revolution and economic sabotage

by J.R. Nyquist -- In Sept. 1967, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union sent one of its top strategists, Konstantin Katushev, to Prague. His mission was to provide an oral briefing more…

Where do we draw the free speech line?

by Jon Dougherty -- I can say this dispassionately because I am no fan of baseball or any other organized sport; Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker has every right to speak his more…

No joy in vindication

by Geoff Metcalf -- I have enjoyed the opportunity to interview a wide variety of personalities on a broad spectrum of issues and topics. These have included Karl Malden, the recently late more…

Party loyalty is un-American

by Chuck Baldwin -- Our first president, George Washington, warned us about the dangers of putting any political party above the general interests of the country. It would do well for Americans more…

Is John off his Rocker?

by Joseph Farah -- I'm still worked up about John Rocker. Forgive me, all you folks who think this is a diversion from much more important issues. For those who believe nothing more…

Privacy issues on the Net

by Judy Lowe -- Surfer beware. Last week's discussion of cookies that can track surfers around the Net resulted in tons of response. Two readers had additional helpful suggestions for avoiding cookies, more…

Education vs. training

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The other day, I got a call from my good friend Marshall Fritz, president of the Separation of School and State Alliance. He had attended a meeting in more…