Modesty isn't just for prudes

by Ellen Makkai -- How dare modesty raise her prudish head in our bikinied and thong-clad culture? But that's exactly what happened when aides to U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft modestly curtained more…

Mideast's star hypocrite

by Kyle Williams -- Earlier this month, Fatah founder, Palestinian Liberation Organization chairman and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat wrote an op-ed for the New York Times. "[W]e seek only what the more…

Lay learned from a pro

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Enron's Ken Lay has snubbed Congress, bailing on his scheduled public flogging. His sleazy senior officers have taken the Fifth, while even former officers have played more…

Christian students lack biblical worldview

by Brannon Howse -- A worldview is the lens, framework or grid through which you look at the world and every issue and aspect of life. In America, the two predominant worldviews more…

Getting naked for the cause

by Joel Miller -- Usually when you hear about women protesters stripping to get attention for "the cause," they're the hairy-legged, Volvo-driving, Birkenstock type (as one of my psych profs used to more…

A new civil rights movement

by Jerry Falwell -- The Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson is the antithesis of the Rev. Jesse Jackson. While both men are regarded as civil-rights leaders, their perspective on civil rights could not more…

WTO pushes around Uncle Sam

by Henry Lamb -- Sure, there’s a war going on. And there was a Super Bowl, too. But where is the outrage about the World Trade Organization ruling that forces the United more…

Suddenly, it's Iran, not Iraq

by Gordon Prather -- According to the Washington Post, Israeli Prime Minister Sharon and Defense Minister Binyamin ben Eliezer were in Washington this week attempting to convince the Bush administration that Iran more…

Our children are not terrorists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- During last Sunday's Super Bowl, the president's Office of National Drug Control Policy aired the first two commercials of a new ad campaign linking drug use with terrorism. more…

Bush's comic-book budget

by Ellen Ratner -- Do you like comic books? Ever read the funny papers? Well this year, the Bushies took a stab (actually, a machete) at producing a brand new federal budget, more…