Thanks, George

by Barbara Simpson -- If I hear once more what a "compassionate country" we are, I'm going to throw up. Beltway conservatives have taken the "compassionate conservative" moniker much, much too seriously more…

Goodbye, Barry Goldwater

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Bush Plans $1.5 Billion Drive for Promotion of Marriage" ran the headline in the New York Times. The story told of how Bush aides were "planning an extensive more…

What 'full-time' means

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…

Hawkeye droppings: Cleanup time for Iowa

by Doug Powers -- Iowa's nickname of the "Hawkeye" state is thought to either have been first applied by a newspaper writer as a tribute to Chief Blackhawk, or some think it more…

Reflections on Martin Luther King

by Star Parker -- Men and women who have made a mark on history remain under endless scrutiny – and the writing and re-writing of their history. Were they good? Evil? Great? more…

I have a dream, too

by Joseph Farah -- I have a dream that America will return to its heritage of freedom. But before that dream is realized, we've got to stop miseducating kids at every turn. more…

Marriage amendment: Its time has come

by David Limbaugh -- It has been said that President Bush, if re-elected, intends to make his second term robust with big ideas. Perhaps one such idea he should seriously consider is more…