Torture and the terror war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Are members of al-Qaida entitled to Geneva Convention protections for POWs? Are Taliban fighters and Iraqi insurgents entitled to those protections, by which soldiers are to give name, more…

In praise of Bob Matsui

by Michael Ackley -- Every so often, congressmen die while in office and receive the post mortem praise of their colleagues and constituents. But they don't lie in state at the Capitol. more…

Punch-drunk Boxer vs. reality

by Doug Powers -- Some have dubbed it "The Boxer Rebellion," but it isn't really a rebellion as much as a minor uprising involving people who attempt to attack while holding their more…

Declare victory and go home

by Ellen Ratner -- I have been on record as being against the war in Iraq from the beginning. I do not know one person – Red State, Blue State, Democrat, Republican, more…

Gov. Bill Richardson's
heartless mistake

by Les Kinsolving -- SAN FRANCISCO – My question to the governor of New Mexico evoked his broad and appealing smile: "There is widespread discussion of your being part of the 2008 more…

Let Kofi spin in the wind!

by Henry Lamb -- Calls for Kofi Annan to resign his post as secretary-general of the United Nations continue to grow. The oil-for-food scandal expands with each new disclosure, and the once-secret more…

End the charade,
Michael Schiavo

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Throughout his decade-long crusade to condemn Terri Schiavo to a gruesome starvation death, Michael Schiavo has habitually hinged his case on three words: "persistent vegetative state." He has more…

The feds' unconstitutional generosity

by Kyle Williams -- The television brings us images of all kinds of evil. Rape. Murder. Theft. Corruption. Death. We see terrorism, battles in the Mideast, dishonest government and endless stories of more…

Appeals court gets 1 right on Commandments

by Jerry Falwell -- Regular readers of this column know that there is an odious battle going on in our nation against the Ten Commandments and the public expression of religious faith more…

Presidential pearls
before swine

by Gordon Prather -- Mohamed ElBaradei will serve a third term as director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Since abject failure appears to be a criterion for being awarded the more…