Human cloning: It's the soul, stupid!

by David Limbaugh -- Regardless of whether a cloned human being was actually born as claimed, our society should use this disturbing report constructively by hastening our ethical evaluation of human cloning. more…

Bring back the draft – part II

by Ellen Ratner -- Loyal readers may remember last year's column calling for a return of the draft. Just to show that I wasn't quite howling in the wilderness, the same cause more…

Can Ritalin kill a child?

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- On March 21, 2000, 14-year-old Matthew Smith dropped dead of a heart attack while skateboarding. The ninth-grader had been on Ritalin since the first grade. Lawrence Smith, father more…

'Kapo' Polanski's Holocaust profits

by Judith Reisman -- The full-page ad in the Dec. 29 New York Times says Roman Polanski's "The Pianist" is the Golden Globe nominee for "Best Picture" of the year. "Two Thumbs more…

Gun bans don't equal freedom

by Jon Dougherty -- A couple of the West's democracies are behaving less and less like the bastions of freedom they claim to be and more like authoritarian regimes rife with little more…

Bumpy ride ahead in the Senate

by Thomas Jipping -- The 108th Congress opens next week, there's another senator in the presidential race and there might be a Supreme Court vacancy this year. Fasten your seatbelts, we're in more…

Media New Year's resolutions

by Craige McMillan -- From: Media Censorship Consortium To: All journalists, editors, reporters, news anchors Subject: New Year's resolutions Date: New Year's Day As you know, resolutions are a strong tradition for more…

Let's root for the home team!

by Medicine Men -- Insanity has structure. It can also have goals. And as any shrink worth her or his DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the bible of the trade) will tell more…

Consider Thailand

by Doug Casey -- In southern Thailand, assassins of police are paid up to 50,000 baht (roughly U.S. $1,200) for each cop they take out, an indication of how far the dollar more…

Why they hate us

by Joseph Farah -- Editor's note: Are you ready for the Second American Revolution? Joseph Farah's new book, "Taking America Back" exposes the weaknesses in America's current system and offers practical solutions more…