Are you better off?

by Ellen Ratner -- Saddam Hussein is in a cell wall papered with a picture of George Bush, Omar Gadhafi has invited the world to take a look at his shop of more…

Funniest news stories of 2003

by Joe Kovacs -- Holy smokes! This year just flew by. So it's time to recount the events of 2003 before another war breaks out and no one has time to laugh. more…

Christmas encounter with a 'radical socialist'

by Larry Elder -- Moonie, my neighbor's cat, sits predictably outside my front door every morning at 7 a.m. Moonie expects breakfast, and if unhappy with that day's selection – fish, chicken, more…

Politics vs. piety

by Kyle Williams -- The groundwork of conservatism is the conservation of the Founders' intent, regarding government. Their foundation derived from numerous philosophies of government, but mainly from Judeo-Christian values. Thus, the more…

A socialist by any other name

by Henry Lamb -- As Howard Dean continues to muscle his way to the front of the Democrat pack, the line between the Democratic Socialists of America, and the socialist Democratic Party, more…

NPT Secession

by Gordon Prather -- A year ago, President Bush was searching for a rationale for applying his newly promulgated Bush Doctrine in the War Against Terror. Now, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il more…

Ace in a ho-ho-ho hole

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Even my not-so-political friend "Jacquie," the concierge from Pittsburgh, knew this finding-Saddam-ace-in-a-hole deal was likely another U.S. gummint-choreographed charade. Nevertheless, if you can obliterate the tragic after-image of more…

Unreal plan for Hinckley's unsupervised leaves

by Les Kinsolving -- The Washington Post reports further details of federal Judge Paul Friedman's absolutely incredible plan to release President Reagan's near-assassin, John Hinckley, for medically unsupervised leaves from St. Elizabeth's more…

Child abuse in government schools

by Neal Boortz -- The children sit in a circle. Some are wearing mittens; others are waiting expectantly with little plastic shovels. The rules of the game state that a few of more…

'Return of the King'

by Kevin McCullough -- My lovely bride and I had looked forward to seeing "Return of the King" all week. As huge fans of the entire "Lord of the Rings" series, we more…