Novels in the tank

by Cynthia Grenier -- Can it be the zeitgeist? Consider the recent careers of three -- really four if you count in Joseph Heller ("Catch 22") lost to a heart attack in more…

Mawkish spectacle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Recently, like millions of other Americans without a rock-solid alibi, I posed for a few flashbulbs in the face and accompanied my brother to a basketball gym to more…

The Bible as controversy

by Jerry Falwell -- This week, messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention, meeting in Orlando, Fla., cemented the denomination's commitment to biblical authority by approving several statements of faith -- most conspicuously, more…

Al Gore's slumlord heart

by John N. Doggett -- Eight years ago, the Democrats convinced many Americans that the economy was more important than morality, ethics or loyalty. Their slogan, "It's the Economy, Stupid!" was disgustingly effective. more…

An open letter to Rep. Dan Burton

by Johnny Chung -- Editor's note: This is an open letter written by Johnny Chung to House Government Reform Committee Chairman Dan Burton who presided over Chung's testimony to Congress during the more…

The Clinton-Gore crime syndicate

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Over the past three-and-a-half years, without exaggeration, I've watched the biggest presidential scandal in American history merge into the biggest Washington cover-up ever. All the while, more…

Free speech takes a beating

by Alan W. Bock -- I expressed something resembling shock or chagrin last week that the U.S. Senate could so casually ignore the First Amendment and proceed as if placing limits on free more…

Missile defense ribbon-cutting

by Inside the Ring -- The Pentagon will soon send out its formal request for proposals, known as RFPs, to contractors for work to begin on the first component of the U.S. national more…

Death is stalking Esquire

by Bill Steigerwald -- The old coot is trying hard to survive in a men's magazine world suddenly turned upside down by the likes of Maxim/Gear/Stuff, tarted-up publications for the laddies that more…

I am not a number

by Joseph Farah -- "And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel. And David said to Joab and to the rulers of the people, Go, number Israel from more…