Medical '3-strike rule'

by Medicine Men -- Times change! Strike 1: About 25 years ago it was the lawyers who were persecuting physicians with malpractice lawsuits. Their malpractice assault raised medical costs directly due to more…

Trading away human rights?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Lurking just beneath the surface of the contention that surrounded Beijing's hosting of the 2008 Olympic Games, is a belief that trade will inexorably promote democracy and political more…

America's ongoing reading problem

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Boston, Hub of the Universe, as the city was proudly called in the remote past, is full of great physical activity: The Big Dig, the most costly public more…

The collapse of American journalism

by Jack Cashill -- The call came in from CNN a few hours before show time. I was not to appear on "The Point" with Greta Van Susteren to discuss TWA 800. more…

Traditional methods of raising kids work best

by Jon Dougherty -- Writing in Salon.com on Wednesday, Lawrence Diller, M.D., a 23-year practicing pediatrician, said that parents today want to rely too much on drugs and "self-help" psychobabble to control more…

Ashcroft on gun rights

by Joseph Farah -- WASHINGTON – The Bush administration Justice Department is deserving of some credit for reversing last week a 30-year-old position that there is no constitutional right for individuals to more…

Madness of bull markets

by Bob Howard -- During the 1999-2000 football season there was an interview on CBS with a retired NFL hall-of-fame football player. In the interview the player mentioned that he was getting more…

Sex drowns out Russian-Sino slither

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Americans sat transfixed by the seamy Condit-Levy affair while an ominous hissing went unnoticed. Tacked on to the final 30 seconds of the "most telling two minutes in more…

Asia, America and the 21st century

by John N. Doggett -- I've just returned from a five-week working trip to Asia. I was fortunate to spend most of my time with business colleagues and new family members. As a more…