Reality education:
Guns and sex

by Ellen Ratner -- Hate may not be a family value, but I have to admit that there are still a few things that I hate. Here are the two that top more…

Killer words

by Joe Kovacs -- Strange as it may seem, a Texas man by the name of Thomas Mitchell was convicted this week of shooting his girlfriend because he thought she was about more…

Time to point some fingers

by Jon Dougherty -- In April, the House and Senate intelligence committees will join forces to hold hearings into how the U.S. government, with its vast resources, could have possibly missed warning more…

How a president's words can lead to war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Ideas have consequences, wrote conservative Richard Weaver. So do words, when uttered by the most powerful man on earth. By threatening war against Iran, Iraq and North Korea more…

Noxious reform

by David Limbaugh -- Whatever you do, don't tune out on the issue of campaign finance reform because it seems complex or esoteric. The House's passage of the Shays-Meehan campaign finance bill more…

Honing in on cloning

by Medicine Men -- Why the recent moaning about cloning? Some people worry that we humans will be cloned, others worry that we will not. It is an iron – well, OK, more…

What it takes

by Gary Aldrich -- On Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, warnings of another possible terrorist attack dominated the news. FBI, and other intelligence gathering agencies said terrorists, possibly inside this country, might try more…

Do the crime, do the time

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Democrats say Republicans blocked President Clinton's judicial nominees when they ran the Senate. It's odd, though, that Republican "obstruction" still resulted in confirmation of a lot of more…

'Bully' for you

by Craige McMillan -- There's a new groundswell of political "compassion" from the left: Bullying bills are flooding state legislatures. Proponents argue these will prevent schoolchildren being mean to one another, ostracizing more…

Stocks and war

by Doug Casey -- In the April 2001 issue of International Speculator, I commented that since everyone, including myself, was getting pretty bearish, we were likely due for a nice strong rally more…