'The whine cellar'

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- My married friend "Doris" and I were happily headed on another sunny summer Sunday morning jaunt to one of our favorite haunts, a flea market in New Jersey. more…

Land: off limits to humans

by Henry Lamb -- Suppose half the land in the United States were suddenly declared "off limits" to people, and most of the remaining half were managed by government agencies to assure more…

Killing the messenger

by Walter Williams -- In 1995, only 465 black high-school seniors, out of 103,872 taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), scored 650 or higher on the verbal portion. On the math portion, more…

Is Russia planning Mideast attack?

by Joseph Farah -- Joseph de Courcy, editor of the well-respected journal Intelligence Digest reports this week: "While NATO congratulates itself on bombing the Serbs into submission, Israel's Mossad and other Middle more…

Swiss military model saves lives

by Jon Dougherty -- In today's (western) world of bloated defense budgets and imperialistic tendencies, those seeking to remodel U.S. forces for the 21st century ought to take a serious look at more…

An inconvenient history

by -NO AUTHOR- -- As newspapers blast details regarding what will prove to be the tip of a Russian money laundering pyramid, U.S. policymakers and the West's Russian advisers are tap-dancing madly more…

Banking on China's might

by Charles Smith -- According to a 1997 report on the Chinese defense industry by the Rand Corp., the Chinese communists "often reward themselves with large official and unofficial commissions. ... In more…

Losing the education race

by Linda Bowles -- The education of children will be one of the key issues in the next election cycle. This is as it should be. Our schools are failing to perform more…

Diagnosis: Y2K anxiety

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Is Y2K keeping you up at night? A British Medical Journal editorial discusses the phenomenon of Y2K anxiety from a psychiatric and epidemiological perspective. Apparently its peculiar sour more…

The latest from Big Brother

by Joseph Farah -- Attorney General Janet Reno, who brought you Waco, has a new plan to protect the federal government from the people. She wants the FBI to have the authority more…