Baghdad Mary

by Ellen Ratner -- Editor's note: Cholene Espinoza contributed to this columnBAGHDAD, Iraq – My week in Iraq's capital has been instructive, pointing to both the perils and the promises of reconstructing more…

A decision built on deceit?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that created a woman's right to an abortion, was the most controversial of the last century. It divides us yet. more…

U.S.-U.N. struggle moves to ICC

by Henry Lamb -- The media spotlight has dimmed on the conflict between the United States and the United Nations Security Council. The conflict has now moved behind the scenes and spread more…

Beating up ElBaradei

by Gordon Prather -- We invaded Iraq – or so the warhawks claimed – to prevent Saddam Hussein from nuking us in our jammies. It mattered not that Mohamed ElBaradei, director general more…

Witching continues a good spell

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Friday was the "witching day." Named as such because trading is often volatile, unpredictable, unreliable and of heavy volume. The witching hour is the final hour of the more…

Governor Warner: Is rightness relative?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- I consider myself a Virginian. I wasn't born there. I don't live there. And I probably won't die there. But I played little league ball in Virginia. My more…

Bounce the bad bishops

by Les Kinsolving -- With almost record-breaking speed for an institution as venerable as the Vatican, the resignation of the 68-year-old Catholic Bishop of Phoenix, Thomas O'Brien, was accepted within hours of more…

Defending Harry Potter

by Joel Miller -- If provoking others to sneer is your thing, I've got the trick: Just walk into a room of Christians and say, "I love Harry Potter!" It works like more…

The lizard queen and bad boys

by Vox Day -- "[U]ntil at last we look upon that eerie lidless gaze, and, with tears of fear and joy streaming down our faces, proclaim our love for her." So, is more…