More maggots gagging

by Geoff Metcalf -- I have been itching and moaning for years that there are consequences to the things we do and don't do in life … or there should be. That more…

State surveillance: Abolishing freedoms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Before Sept. 11, 2001, there were two long-established trends in the U.S. and Western Europe: movement toward more powerful government – involving more control over individual lives – more…

International shakedown

by Barbara Simpson -- Diplomacy was in full force at the U.N. conference in Monterrey, Mexico, last week. It was the U.N. High Level Panel of Financing Development. I'll bet you never more…

Destroying America's future

by Kyle Williams -- One of the biggest issues, which is always on the political front burner, is education. If you ever watch the news, it is impossible to escape from the more…

ABC: Change of heart?

by Jerry Falwell -- Hot off the heels of one of television's most controversial hours, executives at ABC television notified media buyers this week that the network will return to its traditional more…

Defining 'social democracy'

by Henry Lamb -- Americans tend to react emotionally to words such as Nazi, communist and socialist, with very little understanding of what distinguishes one from the other. The term "social democracy," more…

Bye, bye invasion!

by Gordon Prather -- British Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon told Parliament this week that Britain would be ready to use nukes against states "such as Iraq" if they used "weapons of mass more…

Beware of poisonous preachers

by Ellen Makkai -- How does a preacher fit into the drowning murders of five children? No, he will not give the murderess last rites … Andrea Yates escaped the death penalty. more…

Why Arafat doesn't want a state

by -NO AUTHOR- -- At this point, no one debates that Yasser Arafat strategically chose the path of terror after turning down Barak's offer of a Palestinian state on 97 percent of more…

Arafat's golden opportunity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Now that U.S. envoy to the Middle East Anthony Zinni is in the area, one would expect Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to try and grab this opportunity to more…