Empowering the state

by Alan W. Bock -- Plenty of criticisms come to mind when contemplating President Clinton's almost offhand proposal to have taxpayers pay for parental leave from work at times of childbirth or adoption more…

International trade yes, WTO no

by John N. Doggett -- I have opposed America being part of the World Trade Organization since I first learned about it in the early 1990s. The WTO is the personification of everything more…

China's missile test

by Inside the Ring -- China is making preparations to conduct the second flight test of its newest intercontinental ballistic missile, the DF-31. Pentagon intelligence agencies notified senior policy-makers last week that DF-31 more…

Aborting self-respect

by Alan Keyes -- President Clinton this week signed a waiver lifting a restriction on U.S. funds for international family planning organizations that promote abortion. The waiver "allows us to pay our more…

Bracing for communication problems

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Network radio and television broadcasts may not be possible after Jan. 1, 2000, but local radio may be, depending on whether or not the electricity stays on in more…

The Christian haters

by David Kupelian -- The Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago -- representing dozens of denominations -- has formally told the 15-million-member Southern Baptist Convention to stay home, and not to more…

Deliberately dumbing us down

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt's new book, "The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America," is without doubt one of the most important publishing events in the annals of American education in more…

In a word, 'Huh?'

by Craige McMillan -- "The marvels -- of film, radio, and television -- are marvels of one-way communication, which is not communication at all." --Milter Mayer "The most immutable barrier in nature more…

Moorer right again on canal

by Joseph Farah -- Clinton administration officials have done their best to discredit the warnings of Admiral Thomas Moorer, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who has blown the more…