Deconstructing Santa

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Christmas has nearly arrived; they're cutting down trees. I'm trying to keep my happy holiday glow going, because, as my poet/anthropologist friend Anne-Adele reminds us, "There are four more…

Working for a she-devil

by Stuart Goldman -- As I've avoided working nine-to-five jobs for many years, I'm not much at playing the game of "office politics" -- which is a kind way of describing the more…

Remember those who serve and protect

by John N. Doggett -- Saturday, we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. You don't have to be a Christian to appreciate the remarkable impact that Jesus has had on the world. Jesus' more…

Taiwan HARM

by Inside the Ring -- The government of Taiwan secretly asked the Clinton administration last month to sell it High-speed Anti-Radiation Missiles, or HARMs, as part of its annual request for defensive arms, more…

A Christmas message about tolerance

by Jon Dougherty -- The politically correct ideal of "tolerance" seems all the rage these days, but to millions of Americans its meaning and implications are applied unequally. The ideal of tolerance, more…

Don't let urgent usurp important

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Yes, I know Y2K is right around the corner. There are only a few days left to prepare. But, please, don't sacrifice your most important relationships to the more…

Memo to terrorists of the world

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- MEMO To: Terrorists of the World From: Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. Date: End of the Century The U.S. State Department and every other official agency is telling us more…

Count your blessings ...

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- It's the end of another twelve months and it's time to review and reflect upon the past year. A few wise and many unwise people even try and more…

Politicizing the Boy Scouts

by Jon Dougherty -- My son is involved in the Boy Scouts; he has earned the rank of Webelos, and I'm awful proud of him for that accomplishment. But if a certain more…

Reflections on the Russian vote

by J.R. Nyquist -- The outcome of Russia's elections are being misrepresented in the mainstream American press. "Moderates make gains in Russia," declared my local newspaper headline. ABC news jubilantly reported the more…