Jethro's ghost

by Mychal Massie -- I once wrote that former president Bill Clinton was Jethro Bodine (of "The Beverly Hillbillies") with a college diploma. In brief, he is a dimorphic self-absorbed hillbilly – more…

The transparent truth

by Ellen Ratner -- "People in glass houses should ... always clean their windows." – Ellen Ratner Lately, the Bush administration has put a lot of yakkity-yak on the airwaves about "transparency," more…

What if Terri Schiavo
were a dog?

by Adam McManus -- I just wish Terri Schiavo was a dog. Because then the Humane Society, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the Animal Planet Channel would swoop in, more…

A matter of life and death

by Joseph Farah -- By the time you read this, Terri Schindler-Schiavo could well be dead – the victim of a court-ordered starvation plan. If you get your news primarily from the more…

Breaking up with Bill

by Vox Day -- While I would not go so far as to say that I regard computers as an absolute necessity in life, I have to admit that if given a more…

'General! Shut your mouth ... Sir!'

by Barbara Simpson -- It's quite amazing, isn't it, this "freedom of speech" that we have. It's guaranteed in the Constitution. You can say anything you want, anywhere – just don't yell more…

Set these letters free!

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

Is it Bush vs. Dean?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With an uptick in his approval rating to 56 percent – higher than Reagan at this point in his presidency – George W. Bush seems to have weathered more…