After-Christmas reflections

by Greg Laurie -- All that preparation, hype, expense and excitement … and now it's over. Hopefully, we all took the time to remember the real reason for the celebration. It wasn't more…

Funniest news stories of 2008

by Joe Kovacs -- Hi again, everyone! It's time to look back at 2008, the year when "billions" and "trillions" became commonplace – not just in news about financial bailouts, but also more…

What's so special about Christmas?

by Jane Chastain -- What is the big deal about the birth of Jesus Christ? He was crucified with common criminals and he's been dead for 2,000 years. If Jesus was God, more…

Monsters with air conditioning

by Melanie Morgan -- I've looked into the eyes of terrorists and I've seen the professionalism with which our troops treat the monsters. I just returned from a trip to Guantanamo Bay more…

Oh, little town of Bethlehem!

by Hal Lindsey -- Thousands of Christian pilgrims gathered in Bethlehem's Manger Square yesterday to celebrate Christmas while trusting their security to Palestinian security forces loyal to Mahmoud Abbas. "We expect about more…

The unsung hero of Obama's victory

by Bill Press -- "No good deed goes unpunished." Those words will be emblazoned on Howard Dean's tombstone, or should be. Of all those responsible for Barack Obama's successful campaign, Dean is more…

The meaning of Christmas

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- This Christmas is like no other since the Great Depression. Although the holiday is as commercialized as ever, the response of the public has been rather muted. Economic more…

The reason women teachers prey on boys

by Letter of the Week -- The reasons for the epidemic of women teachers preying upon male students are easy to understand. If one follows the news, most of the women are between 30 more…

George Bush, protectionist

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I've abandoned free-market principles to save the free-market system," President Bush told CNN, defending his offer of $17 billion in loans to the Big Three "to make sure more…