Junk statistics 101

by Gordon Prather -- Well, you've all seen the "scientific" polls. According to CNN-Gallup on Oct. 5th, 51 million Americans were going to vote for Al Gore (while only 40 million Americans more…

Upside of the new affluence

by Richard Grenier -- "Wealth is evidently not the good we are seeking, for it is merely useful for the sake of something else," wrote Aristotle some time ago. Yet -- as more…

China, Nobel Prize and disembowelment

by Cynthia Grenier -- I'm sure you're palpitating like all get-out to get the skinny on Gao Xingjian. Who is he? Why this year's pick for the Nobel Prize in literature, of more…

In defense of church voter guides

by Jerry Falwell -- The Christian Coalition has issued their traditional pre-election voter guides, encouraging people to take into consideration the views of Al Gore and George W. Bush on education, abortion, more…

No such thing as equal gun education

by Jon Dougherty -- Once upon a time -- years ago, now -- when I was still in high school, guys would head to the woods early in the morning during various more…

Inner City Slickers

by Johnny Chung -- One of the movies on my "must-see" list is "City Slickers." It's a great comedy about city boys vacationing on a ranch to learn how to be cowboys. more…

Looking on the bright side

by Alan W. Bock -- It is possible to look at the flotsam and jetsam the political process has tossed to the surface as presidential candidates and feel a certain sense of despair more…

George: Give Gore the ball back

by David Limbaugh -- George Bush has been baiting Bill Clinton to inject himself into the presidential race, knowing that Clinton's heightened visibility will damage Gore. Polls bear this out. I have more…

Sending a message

by -NO AUTHOR- -- "When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish more…

Don't waste your vote

by John N. Doggett -- Earlier this week, Madeleine Albright went to communist North Korea while they were celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the North Korean Communist Party. She says she went to more…