'I want to go home'

by Larry Elder -- "Whoever goes first, the other comes to live with me," I said to my mom and dad well over 20 years ago. At the time, I expected my more…

Richard Clarke's politicized exit strategy

by Jack Cashill -- July 17 marks the 10th anniversary of the destruction of TWA Flight 800, the investigation of which represented the most conspicuous and consequential misdirection of justice in American more…

How 'wetlands' threaten freedom

by Jane Chastain -- What is a "wetland"? This is not a trick question, but it is important that we get it right. It is the key to an issue that goes more…

Christ at commencement

by Hans Zeiger -- At the June 15 commencement ceremony for Foothill High School in Nevada, school officials turned off the valedictorian's microphone in the middle of her speech. Why? Brittany McComb more…

Where there's smoke there's ire

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Friend of mine, let's call her "Iris," keeps trying to stop smoking. Been having a devil of a time quitting. Oh, periodically "Iris" will get disgusted with herself more…

'Helping' Africa to death

by Walter Williams -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair, along with other G-8 leaders, has called for the doubling of foreign aid to African nations by 2010. The idea that foreign aid more…

The stained-glass ceiling

by Jill Stanek -- Those who don't know me may be surprised to learn I believe the Bible frees women to serve in church leadership just as men, provided they are gifted more…

Our soap opera culture

by Burt Prelutsky -- How, I wonder, did it come to pass that we've become a tabloid society? I'm not just referring to those junky scandal sheets they peddle at supermarket checkout more…

Seeing God in science

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The scientist who led the team that cracked the human genome, one of the most extraordinary scientific achievements of our time, is about to publish a book positing more…