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…

Will Schwarzenegger terminate the GOP?

by Tom Ambrose -- The candidacy of Arnold Schwarzenegger to become the next governor of California appears to be heading toward victory. But Republican elephants would be wise to consider that if more…

How to become CIA director

by Joseph Farah -- For years I've been wondering how someone as sensible as James Woolsey ever became Bill Clinton's CIA director. A new book, getting much acclaim on other points, "Why 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…