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…

Organized crime and Russian politics

by J.R. Nyquist -- Immediately after the Bolsheviks took power in Russia, they decided to wipe out most of the criminals. This was the "Red Terror" of 1918, in which some 1.5 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…

Staying on top of hurricanes

by Judy Lowe -- Today's sites let you create an earthquake, find your favorite restaurant cuisine in a strange city and watch Willie Nelson's Farm Aid concert live on the Net. Big more…

Gore goes fundraising, Clinton style

by Jon Dougherty -- Over the weekend Vice President Al Gore lambasted a Republican plan to ensure that union workers don't have to support political candidates they don't approve of, via their more…

The Stupid Club

by Stuart Goldman -- They come in all sizes, shapes and forms, but they have one thing in common: they're idiots! As you might well imagine, being the heavyweight champ of journalistic more…

Let all politicians answer drug questions

by Alan W. Bock -- I don't believe I have an absolute right to know whether George W. Bush -- and a lot of other prominent politicians -- ever snorted cocaine. But the more…

Pseudo environmentalists

by John N. Doggett -- A war is going on in the environmentalist community that deserves our attention. This war is between those who care about clean air, clean water and safe food more…