Dubya fooled on Social Security

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- George W. Bush is making an enormous fiscal and political mistake by embracing the so-called "privatization" of Social Security. Instead of pushing for cuts in payroll taxes, he more…

China: the empire nation enemy

by Charles Smith -- The People's Republic of China is built on a myth. China is not, as the mainstream media portrays it, a monolithic society made up of one single ethnic more…

The tear that changed the world

by Craige McMillan -- There were a lot of tears in the room where I spent Saturday morning. They seeped out the edges of the eyelids of the elderly -- those thought more…

Why I hate Congress

by Joseph Farah -- Remember how steamed some members of Congress were following the Gestapo-like raid on the Miami home of Elian Gonzalez? House Majority Whip Tom DeLay said he was "sickened" more…

Destroying the Constitution

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- There is an old political saying: money is the mother's milk of politics. The more money a politician can spend, the more likely he is to remain in more…

No Excuses

by Walter Williams -- According to a March 17 Los Angeles Times story written by education reporter Richard Lee Colvin, 60 percent of Los Angeles eighth-graders do not know their multiplication tables. more…

Russia's latest game

by J.R. Nyquist -- Last week Sergei Ivanov, head of the Kremlin's Security Council, publicly characterized United States intelligence as "lazy." The countries possessing great intelligence traditions, he said, included Israel, Britain more…

Don't worry, we'll find the e-mail. Promise.

by Paul Sperry -- U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth doesn't trust the White House to search for some million "missing" West Wing e-mails under subpoena, even though it's hired "independent" contractors to more…

Cherry blossoms beat stress

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- I don't take many vacations. Rather, I'll try to decompress during part of each day, despite the headlines. So please don't look to me to explain the latest more…

Look to Keynes, not Viets

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Sen. John McCain [R AZ] From: Jude Wanniski Re: A battle, not a war "The wrong guys won the war," you are quoted as saying on your more…