Just say no to budget-busting entitlement

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., braced for the worst. His vote against the Medicare legislation in the House of Representatives nearly sunk the bill. Sponsors had to hold the more…

Pachyderms perform for president

by Les Kinsolving -- The scandal-scarred New York Times apparently tried to look above it all last week, in Gabarone, Botswana. The Times published an Agence France-Presse photograph of President Bush and more…

Stop groveling over slavery, USA

by Mychal Massie -- The United States did not invent slavery. And while it is historical fact that certain parts of the country did participate in and benefit from slavery; it should more…

Come clean Mr. President!

by Ellen Ratner -- No, this is not a plea for a scandal-driven mea culpa or for the Bush administration to release a ream of missing or subpoenaed documents. This is a more…

Today's justice: Anything but blind

by Barbara Simpson -- Remember when "justice was blind?" Forget that. Today, like it or not, there's a litmus test for the courts and the people who work there – the judges more…

Democratic poll: No bias here

by Michael Ackley -- Note: Michael Ackley's columns are satire and parody based on current events and often mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to tell which more…

Kinsey's kooky shrinks

by Judith Reisman -- Has the clergy sex-abuse and cover-up scandal made you angry? Better save up some indignation for a more far-reaching scandal in other professions: Psychiatrists and professors are lobbying more…