Ace in a ho-ho-ho hole

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Even my not-so-political friend "Jacquie," the concierge from Pittsburgh, knew this finding-Saddam-ace-in-a-hole deal was likely another U.S. gummint-choreographed charade. Nevertheless, if you can obliterate the tragic after-image of more…

Unreal plan for Hinckley's unsupervised leaves

by Les Kinsolving -- The Washington Post reports further details of federal Judge Paul Friedman's absolutely incredible plan to release President Reagan's near-assassin, John Hinckley, for medically unsupervised leaves from St. Elizabeth's more…

Christmas encounter with a 'radical socialist'

by Larry Elder -- Moonie, my neighbor's cat, sits predictably outside my front door every morning at 7 a.m. Moonie expects breakfast, and if unhappy with that day's selection – fish, chicken, more…

Politics vs. piety

by Kyle Williams -- The groundwork of conservatism is the conservation of the Founders' intent, regarding government. Their foundation derived from numerous philosophies of government, but mainly from Judeo-Christian values. Thus, the more…

Outsourcing American lives

by Ilana Mercer -- The McKinsey Global Institute's preferred idiom for what they do is, "To work with executives to improve a company's performance." But many understand that this is code for more…

Strength equals respect

by Jon Dougherty -- If the Democrats are correct about anything regarding the Bush administration and the war on terror, it is the fact that many nations in the world are not more…

Was Jesus actually born yesterday?

by Joseph Farah -- Yesterday, millions of Christians around the world celebrated the birth of the One they believe to be the Savior of the world, the Prince of Peace, the Son more…

Child abuse in government schools

by Neal Boortz -- The children sit in a circle. Some are wearing mittens; others are waiting expectantly with little plastic shovels. The rules of the game state that a few of more…

'Return of the King'

by Kevin McCullough -- My lovely bride and I had looked forward to seeing "Return of the King" all week. As huge fans of the entire "Lord of the Rings" series, we more…

Was Jesus a married man?

by Bill Press -- It's the Christmas season. Time to make those Wal-Mart cash registers ring. Time to bring the plastic tree down from the attic. Time to remember Santa Claus, Frosty more…