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…

Now it can be said

by Rebecca Hagelin -- It's time somebody say it loud and clear: God designed marriage as the ideal institution for creating a prosperous, stable and healthy environment for children. And the facts more…

The ex-president's boys

by David Limbaugh -- Remember a while back when Bill Clinton advised Democratic presidential contenders to quit the intramural bickering and focus on their real opponent, President Bush? Apparently Clinton still carries more…

Secrets galore

by David Hackworth -- Judiciously guarding our military's classified information makes excellent sense. Stamp it "SECRET," the system takes over and lives will be saved. What patriot would quibble with that? But more…

Uber-editor explains Times debacle

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns normally appear on Monday and contain satire and parody based on current events and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers 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…

Open letter to President Bush

by Pat Roush -- President George W. Bush The White House Washington, D.C. Dear President Bush: I congratulate you on your victory in freeing the people of Iraq from the despotic rule more…