Athenian America

by Vox Day -- America owes much of its national identity to Athens. From our ruthless military supremacy to our quasi-democratic political system, we are in debt to the principal polis of more…

The co-dependent society

by Joseph Farah -- We're all victims, right? We're all a little neurotic. We're all a little messed up. We all need treatment of some kind. None of us can really take more…

The fox is in the hen house

by Barbara Simpson -- Yes, the president has a lot on his plate. There was the mine explosion and the media mishandling of the reports concerning the fate of the trapped men. more…

Abramoff as metaphor

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Every great cause, said longshoreman-philosopher Eric Hoffer, begins as a movement, degenerates into a business and ends up as a racket. So it went with the labor and more…

Sharon's journey

by Ellen Ratner -- Occasionally in human affairs, the loss of a single individual can end one epoch, begin another, or unsettle a world. During these times we momentarily gasp as if more…

ConfirMania II: Let's
get ready to grumble!

by Doug Powers -- Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Samuel Alito. Glad to have you with us today. The Senate Judiciary Committee is just about ready more…

Thank you, Harry Reid!

by Craig R. Smith -- I never thought I'd live long enough to find myself not only in agreement with – but also in support of – a move by a member of more…

Just can't stop saying 'Mariaaaaaa'

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…