The liberals are coming …

by Letter of the Week -- When Paul Revere and William Dawes made their fateful and famous ride to warn of an impending British confrontation they really had no idea how easy they had more…

Chicago, not the WPA, is new model

by Craige McMillan -- Many of you have probably visited some of the great Works Progress Administration (WPA) construction sites of America's landmark hard times period, the Great Depression. I spent the more…

Wallowing again

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Something is rotten in the state," says Marcellus in "Hamlet." Well, it certainly is in the state of Illinois. Yet, on hearing U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald describe a more…

You call this 'vital infrastructure'?

by Ernest Istook -- Heisman Trophy hopefuls are second-stringers compared to congressmen and senators. Politicians can throw money at problems far better than any quarterback can throw a pigskin – and they more…

Obama's permanent campaign

by Joseph Farah -- He hasn't taken his first action as president. He hasn't been sworn in yet. He hasn't even been approved by the Electoral College. But Barack Hussein Obama Jr. more…

The Gospel according to Newsweek

by Jane Chastain -- Christians believe that the Bible is "God-breathed," handed down, unchanged throughout the ages by the Creator himself. Then, along comes Newsweek. In next week's cover story, "Our Mutual more…

The dangers of overexposing yourself

by Phil Elmore -- Previously in "Technocracy," I've discussed the disturbing trend in censorship among technology providers, ranging from Internet Service Providers (whose refusal to honor peering agreements cuts off their customers more…

No Child Left Accountable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- There's a movement afoot in American education to eliminate the letter F from students' report cards, and that spells big trouble for America's kids and, ultimately, for America. more…

Illinois politics: 'Pay to play'

by Bill Press -- Among America's governors, one man stands out for delivering on a liberal agenda. In just six years, he brought about ethics reform and continued the state's moratorium on more…