Keeping step in the race

by -NO AUTHOR- -- I'm always ready to embrace and defend the underdog. And the black person who supports conservatism is certainly included in this beleaguered lot. So, when I read the more…

Ivy-league fraud

by Bill Steigerwald -- No, Slippery Rock didn't bump MIT from the Top 10 this year in U.S. News & World Reports' Best Colleges issue. But controversy continues to dog the country's more…

The virtues of going negative

by David Limbaugh -- I'm sorry, but I'm growing a bit weary of all this negative talk about negative campaigning. I think it's time we started being positive about this gloriously negative more…

No individual gun rights?

by Jon Dougherty -- To hear the U.S. Justice Department tell it, there is no Second Amendment right of an individual to keep and bear arms. I guess, then, about 90 million more…

Changing the global rulebook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- At the first Gorbachev State of the World Forum in October 1995, Zbigniew Brezezinski, former national security advisor under President Carter and director of the Trilateral Commission, said, more…

Continuing fight for China's healing

by Johnny Chung -- WANTED: Zhang Bo-li; male, 26 years old; Hei-long-jiang Province; scholar and professional writer, Chinese literature department, Beijing University; height: 175 cm., chubby, round face, up-turned nose, big lips; more…

Can 'bleeding' cure the world's ills?

by Alan W. Bock -- On the day the United Nations Millennium Summit convened, the newspaper for which I work carried the following stories -- in addition to the news that three U.N. more…

Profits before people?

by John N. Doggett -- In 1999, the State Farm Insurance Company informed Firestone that its SUV tires were failing at an abnormally high rate. Yet in the face of clear evidence that more…

Selling missile move in China

by Inside the Ring -- Ambassador talk Joseph Prueher, U.S. ambassador to China, is under fire again. The retired four-star admiral was in town this week and met with members of Congress. According more…

Prosperity breeds government greed

by Jon Dougherty -- It was quite a shock for my eldest daughters to look at the first paychecks they ever earned after going to work at a "real job" when they more…