What a government org chart should look like

by -NO AUTHOR- -- What's wrong with this picture? Look for a few moments at the authority and organizational structure chart for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. What do you notice? more…

Tale of 2 columnists

by Letter of the Week -- Maralyn Lois Polak's article "Hire this: Exploring the USA's real job economy" is reminiscent of the flowering prose, but empty content evidenced in the writings of so many more…

Democrats missed the reality train

by David Limbaugh -- Given our success with the counterinsurgency operations and the stakes involved in the outcome of the war in Iraq, President Bush and other Republicans have a window to more…

Should taxpayers support your career choice?

by Larry Elder -- "Don't you think – because of that program – society benefits?" an actor friend of mine asked me recently. She referred to a taxpayer-provided health care program that more…

Mexico is here

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Mexico does not end at its borders. ... Where there is a Mexican, there is Mexico." That astonishing claim by Mexican President Felipe Calderon, in his state of more…

'The Cross and the Towers'

by Joseph Farah -- As we approach the sixth anniversary of 9/11, sometimes I get the feeling Americans have forgotten what happened that day. I don't mean they can't recall the towers more…

Congress attacks Mom's apple pie

by Jane Chastain -- Mom's apple pie is an important symbol of America. What is more American than mom's apple pie? It's the technology that made it possible for mom to make more…

Conservatives: Pantywaist pushovers

by Tristan Emmanuel -- I'm sure you've heard the saying: "You'll attract more bees with honey than with vinegar." The adage equates using honey with "being nice." And the point seems to more…