Fattened for the kill

by Vox Day -- I had an argument with my father a few years back. He had read Dr. Atkins book and, as is his custom, was preaching it as Holy Writ more…

Racing to judgment

by Michael Medved -- The controversial July 6 Inglewood arrest of 16-year-old Donovan Jackson occurred only a few blocks away from the tragic July 4 shootings at Los Angeles International Airport, but more…

Yank your kids out of school

by Joel Miller -- Let me ask you a question. Which is worse: The drugs your children might pick up in public school, or the ideas? It's a serious question, asked mainly more…

Pledge allegiance to the fraud

by Jerry Falwell -- Atheist firebrand Michael Newdow brought suit against the Pledge of Allegiance by proclaiming his 8-year-old daughter was offended by its recitation in her public-school classroom. That entire case more…

Losing patience with the U.N.

by Henry Lamb -- Tommy Thompson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, went to Barcelona earlier this week to speak to the U.N.'s 14th International Conference on AIDS. more…

Does he or doesn't he? Blix knows

by Gordon Prather -- The war hawks are desperately looking for some excuse – acceptable to you soccer-moms – to invade Iraq and string-up Saddam Hussein by his nubbies. They hope to more…

Hollywood's 'quirky business culture'

by Ted Baehr -- HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Once upon a time, Hollywood was a cohesive community. Most of the top moguls were immigrant, or second generation, Jews who felt a great deal more…

Acquisition or deprivation?

by Thomas Jipping -- Legal briefs are due today in an important case the Supreme Court will consider this fall. In the latest iteration of a 16-year legal fight, the Court's decision more…

Snapshots of Americana

by Jon Dougherty -- A note from Jon Dougherty: In the tradition of Thomas Sowell's "Random Thoughts on a Passing Scene," I wanted to bring my readers "snapshots of Americana" from time more…

All politics are international?

by Ellen Ratner -- The late, great Tip O'Neill once famously observed that all politics are local; but in our post 9-11 world, it seems some politics are less local than others. more…