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…

Tancredo for president? Count me in

by Jon Dougherty -- Colorado Republican Rep. Tom Tancredo's new book, "In Mortal Danger: The Battle For America's Borders and Security," should be required reading for every high-school student, public official, elected more…

666? Apocalypse Meow!

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Finally it can be told: This June, on 6-6-06 – the presumed morning of the Apocalypse – I awakened feeling bereft after a really odd dream. Since I more…

America's need for civil defense

by -NO AUTHOR- -- With North Korea's launch of missiles yesterday, the need for America to immediately initiate a modern civil-defense program is clearly demonstrated. Although members of the House and Senate, more…

Flag-waving panderers

by Joseph Farah -- It's becoming an annual ritual – especially for Republican members of Congress guilty about ignoring their fundamental responsibilities to the people and the Constitution. I'm talking about flag-burning more…

Black failure in school – who's to blame?

by Walter Williams -- Let's look at the recent "Nation's Report Card," published annually by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics. Nationally, in reading, only 13 percent of 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…

'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…