When the best defense is a good excuse

by Ellen Makkai -- Excuses, excuses ... I love a good excuse, the more outlandish, the better. Trying to mentally outmaneuver a well-crafted explanation keeps my little gray cells spry. And amusing more…

Power to the people

by -NO AUTHOR- -- It was back in the days of the initial OPEC oil embargo. Motorists were lined up around the block waiting to fill their gas tanks. I did considerable more…

The charade of education reform

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- When we saw President George Bush and Sen. Ted Kennedy on television billing and cooing over the new education bill, fittingly called "No Child Left Behind," we knew more…

Capitalism: Wheels of freedom

by Kyle Williams -- Tomorrow, a lot of Americans will adjust their TV sets to watch Super Bowl XXXVI. Also, in the coming days, people from around the world will watch the more…

The First Church of Who Cares?

by Joel Miller -- There is a very good article on the demise of the Church of England in this week's London Spectator, must-reading for American Christians because the languor into which more…

Dangers of gender-neutral Bible

by Jerry Falwell -- As an evangelical Christian, I believe that the Bible is directly inspired by God, literally a God-breathed intercommunication from the Almighty to man. While many men wrote the more…

Bring on the virgins!

by Henry Lamb -- The sound of fingernails scraping across a blackboard is less grating than the voices of those who claim human rights violations of the al-Qaida fighters being held at more…

Preventing terrorist nuke attacks

by Gordon Prather -- Want to know how to prevent a nuclear attack by terrorists? It's simple. Don't let terrorists beg, borrow or steal a nuke, or the few hundred pounds of more…

What about Syria?

by Joseph Farah -- President Bush is to be commended for recognizing in his State of the Union address the evil perpetrated by Iran, Iraq and North Korea and the imminent dangers more…

Hollywood's religion lesson

by Jon Dougherty -- What can Hollywood teach Main Street America about religious principles and morality? Now, now – don't laugh. I'm serious. Not much, ordinarily, but sometimes – as with miracles more…