Free speech dead in America

by Joseph Farah -- Most people's eyes glaze over when they hear or read terms like "campaign-finance reform." It's understandable. Many Americans cannot see how this kind of legislation impacts their lives. more…

What this means to the Iraqis

by Rebecca Hagelin -- I'm sure my sons and daughter will forever remember the sight of the tyrannical dictator Saddam Hussein in complete humiliation as an American service doctor picked through his more…

Gotcha!

by David Hackworth -- Great news – Saddam Hussein is in the slammer. Hats off to U.S. military intelligence, which did the Get-Saddam spadework and put all the pieces of the puzzle more…

The living industry of death

by Hans Zeiger -- The annual death count has been released and it stands at 227,385. That's the number of abortions performed by Planned Parenthood during its 2002-2003 fiscal year, according to more…

Jesus dishes up indigestion ... as usual

by Ellen Makkai -- If Jesus is the Prince of Peace, why does hell break loose at the mention of his name? With food-fight intensity, comments fly at the A&W Restaurant in more…

The Nixonian strategy of Al Gore

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Of Al Gore's stunning endorsement of Howard Dean, even before the Iowa Caucus, it may be said, Richard Nixon would have been impressed. For Gore is executing with more…

Syria

by Ellen Ratner -- I just returned from Syria, second on the list of the neocon's "Usual Suspect Hit List," after Iran. Syria has not yet been formally designated as a spoke more…

Bidding fair

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…

Has Howard Dean's ox been Gored?

by Doug Powers -- Al Gore stunned a lot of people recently, and this time not simply by displaying some inflection in his voice. The former veep and presidential candidate took a more…