The fall of Abbas: Why such surprise?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Shock is a word that many have registered to describe their reaction to the resignation of Mahmoud Abbas as Palestinian prime minister. Reading the statements of foreign ministers, more…

The Democrats' counter-revolution

by Dennis Prager -- At the Democratic presidential candidates' debate in New Mexico last week, the Democratic Party publicly rejected the motto of our country, "e pluribus unum" – "out of many, more…

Just say 'no' to 'modern sex-ed'

by Rebecca Hagelin -- We didn't mean to turn our son into The Outcast. Last year, he was the only ninth-grader in his school whose parents opted him out of the county more…

Unhappy anniversaries

by David Dolan -- Two significant anniversaries occur this week. The first one is well known to all – the solemn remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, destruction of the World Trade more…

Martyr, or madman?

by Les Kinsolving -- In Gaza and the West Bank, Palestinians by the thousands disgust most of the world by proclaiming suicide bombers – of Israeli and American citizens, including children – more…

We're still slaves

by Erik Rush -- I remember a rather bizarre question I was occasionally asked by classmates when I was in grammar school. Someone would find out I was of mixed race and more…

Osama bin Forgotten

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Why is Osama bin Laden still a threat to America two years after President Bush promised to capture him "dead or alive"? Why does Bush continue more…

Come on down – everything's free!

by Barbara Simpson -- Step right up! Here's the menu. Whatever you want, it's here! If not, just ask. The goodies are available – no matter who you are or where you're more…

Hillary vs. Dubya? Bring it on!

by Doug Powers -- The dream matchup of every political junkie could be near. Hillary Clinton is now considered among Democrats to have the best chance of all their candidates of beating more…

The Great (yawn) Debate

by Michael Ackley -- Note: Michael Ackley's columns are satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to tell which more…