'Terror-free' investing has arrived

by Craig R. Smith -- "Money is the lifeblood of terrorist operations." – President Bush, Jan. 25, 2004, quoted on "60 Minutes" Nearly every American with a pension plan or mutual fund has more…

Rodham cowboy!

by Doug Powers -- "It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man." – Georges Bernanos With it all too certain that more…

Pink and blue soldiers

by Ellen Ratner -- Some House Republicans would like to create a pink and blue military. U.S. Representative John McHugh, R-N.Y., recently threw in a last minute amendment to the House's defense more…

Trousers burn in capitol conflagration

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…

The enemy within

by Joseph Farah -- There are around 20 million illegal aliens in America right now. Most of them are no doubt hard-working people trying to better their lives. Many of them may more…

Choosing evil

by Vox Day -- One of the common reasons given for rejecting the Christian God is the idea that the ability to choose between Heaven and Hell is not a real choice, more…

The Episcopal Church's
wildest bishop

by Les Kinsolving -- Surprise! Surprise! The Episcopal Church's wildest prelate, retired Bishop John Spong, has just written a new book: "The Sins of Scripture." And the New York Times writes: "This more…

Embryonic stem-cell research: Science boondoggle

by Kelly Hollowell -- Remember in June of 2001 when President Bush announced his plan for federal funding of embryonic stem-cell research? He announced federal dollars could be used to fund research more…

Have numbers become idols in the church?

by Kyle Williams -- The latest issue of Business Week has a cover story titled "Evangelical America: Big Business. Explosive Politics." The story delves into the rapid growth of mega-churches in America, more…