Self-inflicted victimization

by Mychal Massie -- Webster's Dictionary offers two definitions for the word victim: one that is subjected to oppression, hardship or mistreatment and one that is tricked or duped. Insert the word more…

Yellow is for politics

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – It's now plain that the administration's color-coded threat alert is more useful as a political barometer than a terror warning system. Despite al-Qaida's bombing of Americans more…

The South African mirage

by Barbara Simpson -- There's more wrong in Africa than AIDS, although you'd never know it from the headlines. All the focus seems to be on that totally preventable killer disease because more…

The democracy ruse

by Joseph Farah -- I can't stand it! Everywhere I turn, I am still hearing seemingly well-informed people urging democracy for newly liberated Iraq. Politicians say it is the goal. Generals say more…

The terrorists' turn at bat

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With the triple suicide-bombings at the Western compounds in Saudi Arabia, the War on Terror enters a new phase. Sept. 11, 2001, was the Pearl Harbor of the more…

The slide into oblivion

by Vox Day -- I had a pleasant exchange of e-mail this week with a nice lady who happens to be a columnist at the newspaper I grew up reading. Like most more…

The Gray Lady

by Ellen Ratner -- This week I rise to the defense of the New York Times, and especially its two senior editors, Executive Editor Howell Raines and Managing Editor Gerald Boyd. I more…

The 'Times', they are a-changin'

by Doug Powers -- The Old Gray Lady has broken a hip and fallen down the journalistic steps. Can she get back up? Maybe, but a couple more spills like this and more…

How are the mighty fallen ... splat!

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley will have an additional column on this topic tomorrow.Yours truly spent seven years as a daily columnist for the late, lamented Sacramento Union, and more…

The royal families

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – In a rare admission, Adel al-Jubeir, the smug, bug-eyed flack for the Saudi royal government, conceded that the kingdom ignored repeated requests by an American diplomat more…