Tempest in a Texas-sized teapot

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- Sen. Phil Gramm of Texas can stir the pot. The 59-year-old former economics professor and one-time presidential candidate did it for more than two decades in Congress, fighting more…

Sacrificing our children

by Chuck Baldwin -- It was widely reported this week that the upcoming fall lineup of network television programming is going to be the raunchiest, vilest, most vulgar yet. According to the more…

Eat or be eaten

by Ralph Reiland -- "Were we directed from Washington when to sow, and when to reap, we should soon want bread." That was Thomas Jefferson's warning about the downside of centralized planning. more…

Americans are crazy

by Joseph Farah -- I'm going to tell you a little story of a little school board meeting in a little town. This story is not unusual – at least insofar as more…

What is Dubya hiding?

by Jon Dougherty -- Editor's Note: Jon's column now appears every Friday.What is it about the Clinton-era campaign finance scandals that leaders from both major parties don't want revealed? That's the most more…

Pigskin pretenders

by Debbie Schlussel -- When the NFL season starts on Sunday, NFL referees will likely be locked out by management. But, the folks behind "NFL For Her" are the ones who should more…

Planned Parenthood confronts Kryptonite

by David Limbaugh -- Once again we have a story in the news revealing that certain so-called pro-choice groups are as fearful of the choice for life as Superman is of Kryptonite more…

Educated idiots

by Bill Steigerwald -- Good morning, class. Welcome to another year of school. Now shut up and open your September Harper's to page 49. There, you will find four of the country's more…

Wake for Wall Street

by Bob Howard -- Last weekend I went to a Labor Day party with the family. For the last few years at this party, there has been much lively adult discussion about more…

A national disgrace

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The school bells are ringing. For most students and parents this means a lump in the throat, a flutter in the chest, queasy feelings in the stomach and more…