The season for dyslexia

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- About 4 million children will be entering first grade in the public schools this fall. They all expect to be taught to read. After all, that's what school more…

'Dragon lady'

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- It was a vile day and I was in a vile mood. Robert Downey Jr., serving a stiff jail sentence for using drugs, wasn't a criminal, he was more…

Excessive use of force

by Linda Bowles -- We are going to investigate the Waco tragedy once again, based on new evidence that lies were told in defense of the government's armed assault on a religious more…

It's the issues, stupid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- At the admirably practical site Issues 2000 you can research and compare the various presidential candidates according to their positions on the issues that matter most to you. more…

Give peace a chance?

by Joseph Farah -- It's got to be a joke, right? A Webb Hubbell website? It reminds me of a line by Robert DeNiro in "Analyze This." He's involved in a discussion more…

Bush's education plan: Dubya confounds again

by David Limbaugh -- George W. Bush's phenomenal popularity has confounded policy wonks on both sides of the political spectrum in part because he has yet to define himself ideologically. Democrats are more…

Ignoring Russian corruption

by Jon Dougherty -- In this Clintonian age of political expediency, there are few "professional" politicians on either side of the congressional aisle that are, shall I say, "clean." While some innocents more…

Corruption, collusion and nepotism

by Charles Smith -- U.S. President Clinton and Indonesian President Suharto have often been accused of corruption by their critics, and rightly so. Newly declassified documents now show that both presidents joined more…

Reno's dogs won't hunt

by Geoff Metcalf -- Long ago and far away, Euripides said, "Man's most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe." And he never heard of Bill Clinton, Janet more…

America's first fallen female warrior

by Jane Chastain -- The United States has its first fallen war heroine. On Aug. 3, the plane carrying the body of Army Capt. Jennifer Odom arrived home in the dead of more…