Vaccinate now!

by Ellen Ratner -- I oppose the idea of a preemptive strike against Iraq. Working through the U.N. to first attempt a peaceful disarmament is the adult way to go. But that more…

Saudi suck-ups

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – You should be outraged that your government has to sneak around to protect you. U.S. intelligence has known for a year that Saudi Arabia was a more…

A debate worth having

by Hugh Hewitt -- What a week the Democrats have had: Al Gore emerges in San Francisco to summon the peace caucus to his side (and the City Council of Santa Cruz more…

Slightly up from slavery

by Doug Casey -- To eliminate any misunderstanding as to what taxes are, it's helpful to define the word "theft." One good definition is "the wrongful taking and carrying away of the more…

America, the soap opera

by Craige McMillan -- Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall ... Somehow, in just 200 years, America has gone from a nation of citizen philosophers to more…

The imminent rise of 'civic feminism'

by Medicine Men -- A year ago, the words "civic feminism" would have seemed a contradiction in terms, and a bitter one at that. After so many decades of gimme-gimme-gimme and boy-am-I-pissed, more…

The truth be told

by Bill O'Reilly -- How many times over the last year have we heard various pundits and agenda-driven bigmouths say the following: The United States is partly to blame for world terrorism more…

Two faces of child abuse: Toogood and too bad

by Jane Chastain -- Last Saturday, the country applauded as Madelyn Toogood turned herself in to authorities after being caught on videotape abusing her 4-year-old daughter in the parking lot of an more…

Truth or consequences

by Joseph Farah -- With the U.S. news media's growing infatuation with "fair and balanced" news presentations, it is losing sight of a principle far more important – truth. Editor & Publisher, more…

'What can I do?'

by Harry Browne -- Recently a conservative fundamentalist preacher said on television that he opposes the campaign of homosexuals to be included in the Civil Rights Act. He said this would give more…