The Great Red Scare of 2001

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Let us now consider the plight of the lowly red poinsettia plant, unfairly dissed and dismissed from public view for "religious connotations," by the Toxic Titans of Political more…

Aunt Cupie's sugar cookies

by Jane Chastain -- Mired in the middle of this recession, it is quite likely that you are feeling a little sad today because you could not provide the material gifts of more…

The reason for the season

by Linda Bowles -- This year it has been difficult to get into the spirit of the year-end holidays. It has been almost impossible not to get emotionally captured by the high more…

Pocketbook morality

by Debbie Schlussel -- The more terrorist sympathizers change, the more they stay the same. At long last, the University of South Florida has fired Islamic Jihad's U.S. chief, Professor Sami Al-Arian. more…

Kill the globo-cop biz

by David Hackworth -- The Christmas season's here once more. But for thousands of our defenders, the holidays are resounding with tramping boots in foreign lands, rather than yuletide caroling at home. more…

The priceless gift of freedom

by Hugh Hewitt -- Merry Christmas. I have never not been with family on Christmas. All of my 45 December 25s have been spent with those I am the closest to. So more…

Santa smear

by Joel Miller -- It's customarily said that Christmas is done "for the kids." Considering how awful Christmas is and how little our society likes children, this must be true.– P.J. O'Rourke more…

A cyber gift

by Geoff Metcalf -- I didn't write this. I wish I could attribute it to whomever did. It may not even be true. It may well be one of those ubiquitous urban more…

The real Santa Claus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The year was A.D. 280, just 22 years prior to the last Roman persecution of Christians. A son was born to a wealthy, elderly couple living in Asia more…

Coal in her stocking

by Barbara Simpson -- Christmas came a bit early in Philadelphia – and the Santa in this case, wasn't wearing a red suit. The color scheme in this perversion of Christmas is more…