Pluto: The Rodney Dangerfield of planets

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Suppose you're the planet Pluto, and suddenly a coven of astronomers, uh, I mean, a clutch of scientists, gets a bug up their collective butt and demotes you. more…

Contraband foie gras, anyone?

by Walter Williams -- Last year the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Kelo v. New London decision, ruled that the private property of one American could be taken and given to another more…

Babes in Thailand rapists needn't leave U.S.

by Jill Stanek -- So what if minor girls can't buy emergency contraceptives without a prescription? Their rapists can. When last week the FDA authorized over-the-counter access of ECs to women 18 more…

The paradox of 20th century deaths

by Jim Rutz -- Last week I relayed the news that Ukraine has opened its secret files on the "Holodomor," the Soviet holocaust of Joseph Stalin that killed about 6 million Ukrainians more…

The NAFTA superhighway: Coming soon

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- This is a "mind-boggling concept," exploded Lou Dobbs. It must cause Americans to think our political and academic elites have "gone utterly mad." What had detonated the mild-mannered more…

Who and why we are fighting

by Dennis Prager -- Last year at UCLA, I debated a professor who argued that Israel and the Palestinians were moral equivalents. He is not alone (especially on college campuses) in his more…

George Allen's macaca misstep

by Les Kinsolving -- "The term 'macaca' refers to a genus of monkey and is considered a slur in some cultures," reports a Page One story in the Washington Post. Be honest. more…

Uncle Spendthrift

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm 21-years-old and in college with a part-time job. My uncle, who has a terminal illness, asked if he could use my credit card for a more…

The very real NAFTA superhighway

by Joseph Farah -- I'm getting a little tired of know-nothing Washington officials acting like they know something. Or maybe it's a case of know-something politicians hiding something. Either way, it's not more…

She's no Rosa Parks

by Mychal Massie -- In recent times and in the Middle Ages, a sanctuary served as asylum, a place of refuge for persons fleeing from violence or from the penalties of law. more…