A trillion reasons we're in deep trouble

by Ernest Istook -- My 6-year-old granddaughter Abby bragged recently that she could count to 20. She proceeded to demonstrate, and I praised her. Then she asked how high I can count. more…

The lag between cause and effect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Many people are wondering why gold isn't exploding upwards while others believe gold has topped out and is set to decline. The truth most likely is someplace in more…

Constitution or corruption?

by Ellis Washington -- We start with first principles. The Constitution creates a Federal Government of enumerated powers. ~ Chief Justice William Rehnquist, United States v. Lopez (1995) The powers delegated by more…

The race hustlers are back at it

by Benjamin Shapiro -- President-elect Barack Obama hasn't taken office yet, and I already feel gypped. Now, it's not as though I expected much. I didn't expect Obama to know what to more…

The media think we're morons

by Walter Williams -- News media people, often plagued with little understanding, fail miserably in their duty to inform the public. This is particularly evident in their reporting on the current financial more…

Gays and atheists: Joined at the lip

by Burt Prelutsky -- Recently, I noticed a similarity between atheists and homosexuals that hadn't occurred to me before. It has to do with the way they wage their wars. Basically, they more…

Obama's bailout for trial lawyers

by Phyllis Schlafly -- The jobless rate just hit its highest level in 16 years, 7.2 percent, which means more than 11 million Americans are unemployed. So the Democratic House responded by more…

What Ted Haggard can still teach the church

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Ted Haggard is having his say. The former pastor of a Colorado megachurch who admitted to a sexual relationship with a male escort in 2006, is now sharing more…