Wars and promises of wars

by Joseph Farah -- You don't have to listen very closely to the murmuring in Beijing to hear that China is virtually promising the world it will someday attack Taiwan in an more…

Cops know Clinton is phony

by Jon Dougherty -- It's taken nearly seven years, but it looks as though -- finally -- rank and file cops are ready to publicly call Clinton the hypocrite he is regarding more…

Waco: How the press failed

by Craige McMillan -- I'm always amused when one particular type of reader writes to me, asking how I know thus-and-such, as stated in my column of such-a-date. "What is your source?" more…

Russia's linguistic deception

by J.R. Nyquist -- Shortly after the Korean War broke out, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin published a curious little essay. It was not about the war that was being fought in the more…

Doomsday everyday?

by Henry Lamb -- If there's not a crisis -- invent one. This seems to be the philosophy of the Worldwatch Institute, whose latest "doomsday" forecast calls for an end to the more…

A non-nerd leaps to Linux

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Bill Gates, you've done it now. With the revelation of the latest -- and possibly worst! -- security hole secretly engineered into Windows, it's time for we who more…

Buried truth

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- In response to last week's The Waco Phoenix I received an e-mail from a reader who suggested I remember that "Reno and Freeh didn't say anything about reopening more…

The green commandos

by Joseph Farah -- In March, 40 officers divided into 10 four-man teams swooped in with helicopters in a pre-dawn raid to seize six suspects in Dorchester County, Md. The principal suspect, more…

Harry Truman had it right

by David Hackworth -- In 1947, at President Harry Truman's behest, a commission studying Universal Military Training unanimously recommended that every young man serve in our armed forces. But Congress, weary from more…

Police action, military style

by Jon Dougherty -- As a naval reserve corpsman, when I was still assigned to the Marine Corps for combat training, we performed many "assault" drills designed to hone our attack skills. more…