Big Oil taxes intellectual energy

by Michael Ackley -- Howard Bashford paced the floor of California's ''Yes on 87'' headquarters, fretting over the television commercials unleashed by forces opposing the ballot proposition. (87 would impose a severance more…

GOP unworthy
of governing

by Joseph Farah -- This column is going to make me very unpopular with Republicans. I don't care. It must be said. Following the revelations about Florida Rep. Mark Foley's sexually suggestive more…

Oprah-fied sexy!

by Doug Powers -- The legitimacy of "sexiest (fill-in-the-blank)'' lists is now in serious jeopardy. Say it ain't so! I recently heard that the October issue of Oprah Winfrey's magazine, O, sports more…

Hillary flunks her history lesson

by Rusty Humphries -- Hillary Rodham Clinton took to the Senate floor last week to voice her opposition to what is being called the "detainee treatment bill." The junior senator from New more…

Good fences make bad legislation

by Ellen Ratner -- This week the Senate approved a fence; a seven hundred mile double wall along the border with Mexico. The bill passed easily 80-19 in this election climate and more…

Dumping on (the dead) mommy

by Barbara Simpson -- So, the pit bull can cry. Or come close to it. Or, fake it. Probably, the latter; she's nothing if not an actress. Nancy Grace, the pit bull more…

Liberals can't take a joke

by Jerry Falwell -- Earlier this week, the so-called mainstream news media were up in arms over a statement I made last weekend at the Values Voters Summit. During my speech, I more…

'Fighting terrorism since 1492'

by Joseph Farah -- Maybe I'm an unlikely candidate to write this column for the following reasons: I opposed the formation of the Department of Homeland Security and still consider it a more…

Feel the quake?

by Pat Boone -- Did you feel it? The giant convulsions underfoot, the shuddering mammoth earth movements, opening terrible fissures all along the deep fault lines, the tectonic plates shifting and lifting, more…

Look to Democrat campaign for real racists

by Star Parker -- Politics, like nature, hates a vacuum. If candidates have nothing to say, or if voters aren't interested in what they are saying, we can be sure dirt will more…