Guarding against the unthinkable

by Charles Smith -- During the Cold War, Russia used the former U.S. air base at Da Nang in Vietnam to fly occasional reconnaissance missions. The Russian "Bear" tracked U.S. Navy carrier more…

Don't blame teachers for bad education?

by Jon Dougherty -- Bad education? Don't (always) blame teachers A reader e-mailed me last week after WND ran a story about a poll showing how poorly most Americans feel public education more…

Lieberman loose ethics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Excuse me. I hate to be the skunk at the garden party. But, what must be said must be said. The refusal by Al Gore's choice for veep, more…

Attacks on the rule of law

by Walter Williams -- Politicians, lawyers, assorted rascals and do-gooders are rapidly undermining our common-law rules of torts, while the rest of us either applaud their efforts or are indifferent. Michael I. more…

Bush's flawless convention

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Overlooked in all the wailing, loudest among conservatives, over the GOP's Clintonesque stagecraft in Philly is George W. Bush's impressive leadership skills. Show me a strong more…

Activists in the newsroom

by Joseph Farah -- There's an indelicate old newspaper saying that summarizes succinctly the way the industry traditionally viewed the issue of personal and journalistic conflicts of interest. The curmudgeonly city editor more…

Bush: Charisma kid

by Richard Grenier -- It has been my lot in life to sit many times in a Hollywood screening room beside a studio chief as he got his first look at a more…

Military readiness in toilet?

by David Hackworth -- Retired Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf says U.S. military readiness sucks. Louis Caldera, U.S. Army headman, says this ain't so -- Stormin' Norman's "flat-out wrong." Both men are alumni more…

Conservative's choice

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The Republican convention was really the main event of this political season. It was the long-awaited test for George W. Bush to see if he has what it more…

Open letter to Gen. Colin Powell

by Lenora B. Fulani -- Dear Gen. Powell, I saw your speech at the Republican Convention last week. Like many Americans, I was touched by it. Providing leadership means insisting that we look more…