Compassion of the mind

by Harry Browne -- We've heard a lot in recent years about "compassionate conservatism" or "conservatism with a heart." But we already have too much of that sort of thing – too more…

How government cleans up

by Joseph Farah -- So, you say you want the government to take a more active role in fighting pollution? Let's discuss the way the Environmental Protection Agency has dealt with the more…

Funds as a snare and a delusion

by Doug Casey -- I've pointed out the fantastic rate of creation of new mutual funds (typically 750-1,000 new funds each year for most of the '90s). I haven't given adequate emphasis more…

Rush from judgment

by Craige McMillan -- "Experience has taught me that it is wrong and cruel to suspend judgment, that nonjudgment is at best indifference to the suffering of others, at worst a disguised more…

Defending terrorism by default

by -NO AUTHOR- -- To the average person, defining the concept of terrorism wouldn't cause great difficulty. In just a few seconds I managed to come up with "terrorism is the systemic more…

We need a surgeon general, stat!

by Medicine Men -- Just as we sat down to reactivate our carpal tunnel syndrome, in order to complain that the four most important public-health positions in the country are or will more…

What you wish for

by Bill O'Reilly -- Put yourself in President Bush's place. In office for less than 15 months, he has already faced an annoying recession, a brutal attack on the country he leads more…

A terrorist by any other name

by Jane Chastain -- When the 57 representatives to the Organization of the Islamic Conference failed to endorse Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's proposal to condemn all attacks which target civilians as more…