What kind of century
will this be?

by Harry Browne -- It's natural to wonder what kind of year 2002 will be – for you, for America, and for the world. But I find myself still wondering what kind more…

Sic transit gloria mundi

by Doug Casey -- As longtime subscribers know, I can't resist doing the odd obituary on famous, or especially infamous or fatuous, personalities. Particularly if I knew them. In the last few more…

Dream, or fight?

by Medicine Men -- When war comes, peacetime problems fall into two categories: those that can wait, and those that have to get fixed now. When recession comes, abuses that were tolerable more…

Craving approval

by Craige McMillan -- Wartime changes the way we view the world. For many Americans, Sept. 11 was their first inkling that America had enemies in the world. For others, it was more…

Vanilla pie-in-the-sky with diamonds

by Ilana Mercer -- "The great events of the world take place in the brain" wrote Oscar Wilde in the magnificent Dorian Gray. Consistent with the bilious bile Hollywood screenwriters and actors more…

Un-real players

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Editor's note: The following column is purely a work of satire and humorous invention, intended for parody purposes only. Recent reports surfacing during the same week about the more…

Who may harm whom?

by Walter Williams -- Webster's Dictionary defines harm as: to hurt, damage, injure. People who don't – or can't – think, believe that government should step in to prevent one person from more…

I'm calling the Pentagon!

by Ann Coulter -- Well on his way to becoming Wayne Newton, impeached former president Bill Clinton recently instructed his advisers to "devise ways to remind the public of his accomplishments and more…

Protect America's whistleblowers!

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Editor's note: In two previous columns, Rebecca Hagelin detailed the vulnerability of America's railway systems to terrorist attack. Today, she explores what is needed to protect government agents more…

Echelon excesses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Amid the continuing debate over military tribunals for suspected terrorists, another potential challenge to our civil liberties is going almost unnoticed. Details of this challenge may soon be more…