The eve of Christmas Eve

by Joseph Farah -- When I was a kid, Christmas was just about the biggest deal in the whole wide world. As Jean Shepherd, the screenwriter of "A Christmas Story," would say, more…

Why unions are like terrorists

by Kevin McCullough -- I've never had much use for unions, even when I belonged to one. Now, I'm just weary of their methods of holding the public hostage to get what more…

When 'academic freedom' gives way to absurdity

by Jack Cashill -- In the chilly, pre-dawn hours of Dec. 5, two angry men apparently staked out the Lawrence home of Kansas University religion professor Paul Mirecki. There is no other more…

Defend the Boy Scouts
in 2006

by Hans Zeiger -- When Texas Gov. Rick Perry accepted an award from a Boy Scouts council in Texas last week, he defended Scouting from recent attacks aimed at it by the more…

Their sacrifice for our freedom

by Melanie Morgan -- This Christmas weekend, millions of guilt-stricken, self-loathing American liberals will have the opportunity to gather with family and friends for the celebration of a religious holiday without fear more…

'A Christmas Story':

Nullified by the state

by Ilana Mercer -- Set in the 1940s, the film "A Christmas Story" depicts a series of family vignettes through the eyes of 9-year-old Ralphie, who yearns for that gift of all more…

ID out of the mainstream?

by Craige McMillan -- This week, a U.S. federal court judge ruled that intelligent design, or ID, is a double threat to the nation's schoolchildren. First, ID is so far out of more…

Why Ron Brown
feared the NSA

by Jack Cashill -- The late Ron Brown was not particularly paranoid. In fact, for most of his career, he conducted his business dealings cavalierly, smug in the knowledge that as a more…

Democratic delusions

by Larry Elder -- Democrats believe the "insurgents" are winning in Iraq. The "idea that we're gonna win the war in Iraq is an idea which is just plain wrong," said Democratic more…