'Charlie Wilson's War'

by Ellen Ratner -- A favorite holiday pastime, especially when one needs a break from the holiday visitors, is to escape into a comfy, dark theater and watch the annual holiday blockbuster. more…

O little lies of Bethlehem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Bethlehem Ah, Christmas in Bethlehem. Manger Square is ablaze with colorful lights. The weather is usually a bit chilly. Aggressive merchants bombard passersby with "special sales" on all more…

Canterbury tales

by Joseph Farah -- Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury The archbishop of Canterbury, the titular head of the Anglican Church, says there is very little evidence the wise men of the Nativity more…

Clueless in D.C.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The continued agonizing by Beltway curmudgeons like Robert Novak to explain away Gov. Mike Huckabee's rise in the polls that has left pundits like Novak scratching his head more…

A Christmas valentine

by Ellis Washington -- Prologue This essay was written in January 1999 and was originally titled, "Caroline My Valentine." It was written in the dialectical manner of Socrates, in quasi-poetical verse and more…

Kiss your bulbs goodbye

by Joseph Farah -- Incandescent light bulb I've often said America faces danger from creeping fascism. I said that not because, as Ron Paul might suggest, too many Americans are proud to more…

Who's your Santa?

by Henry Lamb -- Kevin knew that there was no money. Still, he really wanted a basketball. Maybe there was a Santa Claus. No, Mama had made a point several times to more…

Liar, liar, Mitt's on fire

by Star Parker -- Mitt Romney It's doubtful that anyone needs any more reasons to explain why Americans are fed up with politics as usual. Nevertheless, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has more…

Why on earth are you here?

by Greg Laurie -- Have you ever had one of those seemingly perfect moments in life when everything just came together? It may have been a stunning sunset, a beautiful, star-filled night more…