The costs of war

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- The Democrats have made quite a fuss over American casualties in Iraq. So far, about 2,200 American soldiers have been killed in that war, and many thousands have more…

Top 10 overlooked stories of 2005

by Jim Rutz -- If you're tired of hearing the rehashes of Katrina, Iraq, terrorism, et al., this will give you a little breather. 1. World evangelization. The Earth is becoming Christian more…

What's right with Kansas

by Jack Cashill -- There is a certain class of conservatives that one meets at parties or sees on television – or even reads in books – that will go on at more…

Resolutions worth keeping

by Mychal Massie -- It's a new year and resolutions have been made about everything from eating and drinking, to spending and saving, to gaining and losing, to doing and refraining. To more…

More outrageous waste

by Les Kinsolving -- Is there, somewhere, an award for the most senseless news of the year? How would the just deceased, retired Sen. William Proxmire word the citation in one of more…

Media startled, astonished, astounded

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…

Eavesdrop of destruction

by Doug Powers -- The other day, while in the grocery store, I overheard a man talking on his cell phone. The booming voice in question, emanating from about two aisles over, more…

My 2006 predictions

by Ellen Ratner -- New Year's Day means that it's time once again for all those lying self-promises about reducing food consumption, quitting smoking and reducing alcohol intake to make room for more…

Jesus, reasons and seasons

by Jay Stapleton -- Well, the Christian community of America has survived another seasonal onslaught from the anti-Christmas punks. We made it to the sanctuary on Christmas Eve where we enjoyed the more…