'Frankenstein' of all health care reforms

by Roger Hedgecock -- President Obama has left it to politically wounded Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., chair of the Senate Health Committee, to write the administration bill on health care "reform" – more…

10 items for health care legislation

by Ellen Ratner -- Fireworks are done for another year, the president is traveling in Europe, Congress is coming back to Washington and the nation is gearing up for two big events more…

Hunting donkeys

by Doug Powers -- Sarah Palin added to the weekend fireworks by announcing on July 3 that she'd be resigning as Alaska governor effective in about three weeks. I know what you're more…

Language and logic

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…

Way to go, Sarah!

by Barbara Simpson -- It was quite amazing. Sarah Palin stole the headlines from Michael Jackson! It was Friday, the day before a national holiday, and in the way of Americans these more…

Irrational finance

by Vox Day -- The public in many countries is understandably concerned by the commitment of substantial government resources to aid the financial industry when other industries receive little or no assistance. more…

A Carter de`jà vu?

by Chuck Norris -- As I gazed onto a parade route sprinkled with red, white and-blue everything on July 4, I thought about what patriots past and present have sacrificed for our more…

Ailing Boston Globe unfair to Harvard

by Les Kinsolving -- Why is the Boston Globe in such enormous debt that it's losing $50 million a year and may bring about its demise before its owner, the similarly financially more…

Dumbing-down the U.S. Navy

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Naval Academy Professor Challenges Rising Diversity," ran the headline in the Washington Post. The impression left was that some sorehead was griping because black and Hispanic kids were more…