What is Washington smoking now?

by Chuck Norris -- Smoke screening is an effective military maneuver used to mask the location or movement of units such as infantry, aircraft, tanks or ships. But those who have mastered more…

All in fun … right?

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

Racial harmony? Not quite!

by Barbara Simpson -- Attorney General Eric Holder got what he wanted this week in Oakland, Calif.: black and non-black people talking about race. In mid-February, he called us "a nation of more…

Black leaders' gospel of dependence

by Star Parker -- The National Urban League has just issued its annual State of Black America report. It provides a troubling statistical snapshot of where blacks stand today in our country. more…

Tea is boiling over in Flyover Country

by Patrice Lewis -- As a writer, I am sometimes in a position to see questions other writers pose while seeking information for their pieces. Recently this query came across my computer: more…

The march to a global currency

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Many experts have been questioning President Obama's understanding of economics in the wake of his bailout packages and, more recently, his proposed budget – which the Congressional Budget more…

The antidote for self-indulgence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In Part 1 of this two-part commentary, I described the "entitlement attitudes" that seem to be pervading America, where they come from, and how they're harming individuals and more…

Playing president

by Henry Lamb -- Obama's performance as POTUS is pretty convincing, if not Oscar-worthy. From the moment CNN called the election, Obama's rehearsed swagger emerged. He won; he is entitled to gloat. more…

A $10 trillion Ponzi scheme

by Pat Boone -- As I write this, Bernie Madoff is getting comfortable in a jail cell, where he'll spend the rest of his life. His crime? A $50 billion Ponzi scheme, more…