Vaccinate now!

by Ellen Ratner -- I oppose the idea of a preemptive strike against Iraq. Working through the U.N. to first attempt a peaceful disarmament is the adult way to go. But that more…

Saudi suck-ups

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – You should be outraged that your government has to sneak around to protect you. U.S. intelligence has known for a year that Saudi Arabia was a more…

A debate worth having

by Hugh Hewitt -- What a week the Democrats have had: Al Gore emerges in San Francisco to summon the peace caucus to his side (and the City Council of Santa Cruz more…

Sen. Schumer's evil experiment

by Thomas Jipping -- Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., these days looks like "Q"'s evil twin – while Q created gadgets to help James Bond beat the bad guys, Sen. Schumer creates them more…

The great ethics debate

by Joseph Farah -- Global Crossing. Enron. They have become euphemisms in our lexicon for the worst kind of corruption. And deservedly so. Federal officials are rushing into the ethical void to more…

The smuggler's art

by Joel Miller -- What do you do when the law won't let you have what you want? Many people turn to smuggling. Some smuggling is mundane – illegally buying booze or more…

Two faces of child abuse: Toogood and too bad

by Jane Chastain -- Last Saturday, the country applauded as Madelyn Toogood turned herself in to authorities after being caught on videotape abusing her 4-year-old daughter in the parking lot of an more…

Truth or consequences

by Joseph Farah -- With the U.S. news media's growing infatuation with "fair and balanced" news presentations, it is losing sight of a principle far more important – truth. Editor & Publisher, more…

'What can I do?'

by Harry Browne -- Recently a conservative fundamentalist preacher said on television that he opposes the campaign of homosexuals to be included in the Civil Rights Act. He said this would give more…

Slightly up from slavery

by Doug Casey -- To eliminate any misunderstanding as to what taxes are, it's helpful to define the word "theft." One good definition is "the wrongful taking and carrying away of the more…