Deliberately dumbing us down

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt's new book, "The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America," is without doubt one of the most important publishing events in the annals of American education in more…

In a word, 'Huh?'

by Craige McMillan -- "The marvels -- of film, radio, and television -- are marvels of one-way communication, which is not communication at all." --Milter Mayer "The most immutable barrier in nature more…

Moorer right again on canal

by Joseph Farah -- Clinton administration officials have done their best to discredit the warnings of Admiral Thomas Moorer, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who has blown the more…

Crucifying 'Dogma'

by Jon Dougherty -- Since first learning about the new Kevin Smith film, "Dogma," and its inclination to casually trash the Catholic faith, I pledged I would never give this derelict one more…

Facing our fear, not hiding

by J.R. Nyquist -- America has not faced up to the most terrible possibility of our age -- the possibility of nuclear war. The actual existence of thousands of nuclear weapons is more…

Santa's new helper

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- It's that time of year again when everyone begins the traditional "dreaming of a white Christmas." Even in Southern California they try to emulate the real thing by more…

Likelihood of 'best-case scenario'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Here's a pop quiz for you: how many times have you seen the "best-case scenario" of any situation come true? If you've spent any time at all living more…

Defending Bill Gates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Bill Gates is a bully, a guy who's guilty of being too successful, too innovative, too visionary and too good at rising above the competition. Invoking a federal more…

Clinton's Panama Canal admission

by Joseph Farah -- Was it a Freudian slip? Was it a gaffe? Or was it President Clinton finally being honest about something for the first time in his life? I refer more…