2 horrendous fetusnappings

by Les Kinsolving -- The Associated Press reports two cases of fetus-stealing horror. Last December, Bobbie Jo Stinnett, who was eight-months pregnant, was strangled at her home in Skidmore, Mo. This killing more…

Men of character,
boys of fortune

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Picture the scene: Boys and their parents gathered to discuss a "youthful indiscretion" and its consequences. I was once at such a meeting, and I was struck by more…

A good nomination

by Joseph Farah -- Judge Samuel Alito is a very good nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. This is what those who voted for President Bush in 2000 and 2004 were hoping more…

Libby indictment
a political dud

by David Limbaugh -- The grand jury indictment against Scooter Libby puts Mr. Libby in serious legal jeopardy, but does little to put the Bush administration or the GOP in political jeopardy. more…

The prince and the yawpers

by Doug Powers -- Prince Charles: "The United States is too confrontational." United States: "Get a job, jug ears." That's one scenario of how the prince's "bring the religions together" trip to more…

Fright night at D and C

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…

Red meat for red-meat eaters

by Ellen Ratner -- Before offering my predictions about what Friday's indictment of "Scooter" Libby means ("Scooter" is an Andover Academy graduate ... where do preppies come up with these nicknames?) let more…

Religious Americans should never hate America

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- By the time you read this column, I will either have been blown away by a monster hurricane, never to desecrate these august pages with my scribbles again, more…