Stupid human tricks, Part 1: twisted sisters

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- It must have been something astrological. Or plate tectonics. Maybe contrails. Aspartame. Red shift. Sunspots. La Nina. Fluoride in the water. El Nino. Millennial madness. A mix-up in more…

Drugging kids and school violence

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Believe it or not, there are now over 5 million school kids in America on psychotropic drugs, most of which are prescribed and administered by the schools themselves. more…

The Shadow knows!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- "Shadow," the title of Bob Woodward's newest book, is reminiscent of a radio thriller of yesteryear that opened with "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of more…

State sovereignty

by Walter Williams -- Reading an article in this April's Chronicles magazine, "Cajuns Uncaged," made my day. Last October, by nearly a 60 percent majority, Louisianians approved Amendment 1 to their state more…

The media's hypocrisy on Bush

by Jon Dougherty -- It is much too early in the 2000 presidential campaign to predict who will next be anointed with the free world's most powerful office of public service -- more…

Right and wrong

by Joseph Farah -- News item from the Associated Press, July 4, 1999: A ring of children as young as 7 in a small Pennsylvania community taught each other to have sex, more…

Clinton's Faustian bargain

by David Limbaugh -- Bill Clinton's presidency has been a very difficult time for conservatives. We have seen our ideas demonized and then shamelessly stolen, our ideals shattered, our values denigrated and more…

Drowning in e-mail

by -NO AUTHOR- -- E-mail has rapidly become a way of life for those of us fully acculturated into the online world, and I don't have a problem with that. I like more…

Who gave the OK on Kosovo?

by Harry Browne -- Many Americans objected to President Clinton's bombing of Yugoslavia -- without a declaration of war by Congress and with no threat of attack against the United States. You more…

Whither the budget surplus?

by Linda Bowles -- Maybe we have a real surplus of money to run the federal government, and maybe we don't. I put it that way because there is ample evidence that more…