Independence, American-style

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- The powers that be seem mighty upset by "The Patriot" starring Mel Gibson as the Southern planter who takes up arms against the British to defend his home more…

Summer sandbox diaries

by Craige McMillan -- As a child, I had a sandbox. I remember it being in the backyard, under a large, tall tree -- one with long, ugly seedpods that sometimes fell more…

I agree with Clinton!

by Joseph Farah -- For more than seven and a half years now, people have been saying to me: "OK, Farah, we know what you dislike about Clinton, but isn't he ever more…

Finding cures

by Walter Williams -- During the past 50 years, malaria, tuberculosis and HIV have killed several times as many people as have all wars. Five million people succumb to these diseases each more…

NAACP: Racist to blacks

by Jon Dougherty -- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is interested in "advancing" the cause of blacks. Well, some blacks, anyway. But not all blacks; only those who more…

A camera for Valerio

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Valerio had to have a camera, a Polaroid camera. So my friend Mary Grace got him one. Valerio lived in a mud hut on a mountain-side overlooking Lake more…

Black Republican vs.black Democrat

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Frank Rich, The New York Times From: Jude Wanniski Re: Dylan Glenn vs. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga. Your Saturday N.Y. Times column is always interesting, Frank, and more…

China and Sudan:Trading oil for humans

by Charles Smith -- To most Americans, slavery is a cruel historical fact from our national past. I have news for you. Slavery is not dead. America is missing a modern story more…

The U.S. Mint's 'SpokesGeorge'

by Joseph Farah -- Am I the only one in America outraged by the U.S. Mint's misuse and mockery of the image of George Washington as some kind of "hip" cartoon character? more…

Flying your politics at half-mast

by Linda Bowles -- It's time we had a rational discussion of the meaning of a word that is playing an important role in current political debates and discussions. The word we more…