Slavery: A crutch for blacks

by Mychal Massie -- Virginia state Del. Frank Hargrove, R-Hanover, may not have been politically correct when he addressed a proposed resolution calling for Virginia to apologize for slavery, but in the more…

'Do you take this ewe …'

by Les Kinsolving -- As my great friend and colleague on WCBM Baltimore, Tom Marr, put it: "If anything goes, everything's gone." Did you ever believe that Utah's famed Sundance Film Festival more…

How Sandy Berger paid back the GOP

by Jack Cashill -- On July 6, 2006, Stonebridge International, a global strategy firm, announced that it had added a new member to its high-profile, five-member advisory board – former Democrat Rep. more…

Let them eat coconut

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

The camera never blinks, Nancy

by Barbara Simpson -- Nancy Pelosi made history. She's the first female Speaker of the House. But you know that. How could you not? She's also the first Speaker of the House more…

Ashes of conservatism

by Vox Day -- C'era una volta... . This is the way that Italian fairy tales begin. There was a time... . It's a little less nebulous than the familiar ''once upon more…

Al Gore's 2nd wind

by Doug Powers -- At this moment, there are three declared candidates who are considered ''front-runners'' for the Democrats' nomination: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards. That rattling sound you hear more…

Can Hillary 'win' us over?

by Craig R. Smith -- Hillary Clinton has announced her 2008 presidential bid with a catchy slogan that I hope is more truth than fluff. If so, she may just see this dyed-in-the-wool more…

Dirty laundry: Libby hung out to dry

by Ellen Ratner -- In case you were wondering what side former Bush press secretary Ari Fleisher is on in the Scooter Libby trial, you need not wonder any longer. He is more…

Jack Bauer for president

by Joseph Farah -- There's a reason Fox's "24" is the most popular show on television. It's not just the suspense. It's not just the action. It's not just the great premise, more…