Intimidation, or informed consent?

by Jane Chastain -- A young woman is driven to an outpatient surgery center by an older man. She looks frail and distraught. As the two approach the reception desk, her companion more…

New research agrees: Moms do it better

by -NO AUTHOR- -- How many tax-funded studies are needed before parents comprehend that farming their children's education out to strangers in institutional settings may be harmful to their kids' social skills? more…

'We support the troops' – but which ones?

by Craige McMillan -- "We support the troops" – Democrat party elected officials Let's unpack that phrase and take a look at how Democrats are supporting the troops. We'll remove the fancy more…

Demopublican presidential babble

by Robert Ringer -- When you are familiar with someone who has a disorder that makes it difficult for him to process abstract information, you begin to realize just how important abstract more…

Missile witnesses needed now

by Jack Cashill -- What prompts this column is an e-mail I received last week from a retired USNR commander and former TWA pilot, with whom I had had no prior contact. more…

Ethanol: Time to steer away

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Good news: President Bush and Congress have found an energy policy they can agree on. Bad news: They both want to expand the use of ethanol. This week, more…

Almost news

by Larry Elder -- Note to readers: The following column is intended as satire. This just in ... As family pets continue to die as a result of tainted pet food, congressional more…

'Sorry' doesn't seem to be the hardest word

by Ann Coulter -- When will Republicans learn to stop apologizing? The Bush administration is embroiled in the most ridiculous non-scandal scandal in human history – set off when the administration stupidly more…

Committing suicide, one step at a time

by Benjamin Shapiro -- How far will the West be pushed? For decades, Iran has embraced a strategy of carefully feeling its oats, prodding at the West, testing our mettle in inches. more…

Carmageddon? The eco-joys of pedestrianism

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Some say the single most impactful thing one human being can do for the eco-survival of the planet is... don't have a car. That's me! Which pretty much more…