Animal crackers

by Burt Prelutsky -- I suspect that from the moment Homo sapiens first stood erect, two questions have plagued mankind. The first of these, I'm willing to bet, was, "Does everybody's lower more…

'Progressives' blind to the past

by Star Parker -- The political left (read Democrats) rolled out road shows in black and white this past week to advertise their program for courting the strong bloc of "values" voters. more…

In praise of a friend

by Jim Rutz -- "Every time an old one dies, a library burns to the ground." Does this gloomy African proverb strike a chord in you? I daresay it should. Just think more…

Suddenly rich sister suddenly popular

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My sister recently received a large sum of money through an inheritance. Now, everyone seems to have a different idea about what kind of investment she more…

An independent republic still?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Two hundred thirty years have elapsed since Jefferson's document was signed in Philadelphia, declaring the 13 colonies to be independent forever of the England of George III. In more…

Thank God for moral violence

by Dennis Prager -- Editor's note: Dennis Prager is on vacation this week. This column was first published in May 2002.Let us make war on the phrase "violence doesn't solve anything." It more…

When skin pigment trumps reality

by Les Kinsolving -- By a vote of 99 to 58, the Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to remove Louisiana Rep. William Jefferson from his post on the House Ways more…

The meaning of independence

by Joseph Farah -- independence: freedom from control or influence of another or others Today is July 4, 2006. It has been 230 years since the drafting and signing of the Declaration more…

What's your freedom based on?

by Mychal Massie -- John Kerry's idea of freedom may be marrying uber-wealthy heiresses. Ted Kennedy's idea of same has been to live off his gangster father's bootlegging money. Howard Dean, D-Vt., more…

The Hamdan majority: Rewarding barbarity

by David Limbaugh -- The best explanation for the Supreme Court's holding that a military tribunal lacks jurisdiction to try suspected terrorist Salim Ahmed Hamdan is not to be found in the more…