Open season on Christmas

by Barbara Simpson -- At the risk of offending someone – Merry Christmas! I don't much care if you're offended that I extend that holiday greeting to people I know, and even more…

"Stay the course!" is not enough

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In the aftermath of the suicide bombing of the Mosul mess hall, we are being admonished anew we must stay the course in Iraq. But "Stay the course!" more…

2005: The year in preview

by Doug Powers -- The kids have torn through their presents like famished lions who picked off the slowest gazelles in the herd, and living rooms have been strewn with the cardboard more…

The Saudiazation of America

by Ellen Ratner -- The same man who coined the phrase from last week's article, "Charge-and-spend Republicans" gave me another pearl of wisdom. He described the president's immigration policy as the "Saudiazation more…

A major beef

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…

Funniest news stories of 2004

by Joe Kovacs -- Welcome back, friends! It's time for the quintessential moment that defines the turning of one year to another, and it has nothing to do with purchasing new underwear. more…

Slam-dunk Tenet

by Gordon Prather -- What does George John Tenet have in common with Mother Theresa and Pope John Paul II? Well, all three are recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Tenet? more…

Love will change our lives & nation

by Kyle Williams -- "My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even more…

Why 85 Episcopal churches closed their doors

by Les Kinsolving -- New Hampshire's Episcopal bishop, the Right Rev. Vicky Gene Robinson, continues to attract extensive coverage in our nation's left-wing dominated Old Media – because he is the only more…

Beware of changing cloture

by Dick Morris -- If Senate Republicans change the filibuster rule to permit closure on judicial nominations by a simple majority vote, they will be undermining their own president and their electoral more…