The education tax racket

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- So there's this guy named Ray Simon. He's director of the Arkansas Department of Education, and he's got a complaint about the boom in home schooling. The way more…

Sex doesn't sell in women's magazines

by Jon Dougherty -- A quick glance at the cover of most glossy women's magazines any given week or month reveals lurid sex-related headlines ostensibly designed to intrigue and attract more readers. more…

Bush not walking the walk

by Thomas Jipping -- They say your walk talks louder than your talk. Though the Bush administration's talk about appointing good judges was good, their walk increasingly tells a different story. Judicial more…

Keeping Latinos in tow

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS – If Latino and African American professionals want to remain in the good graces of liberal Democrats, they need only follow three simple rules. Always stay humble more…

Condit interview will be pointless

by Jon Dougherty -- Well, well. Rep. Gary Condit, D-Calif., who has admitted to an affair with missing 24-year-old former D.C. intern Chandra Levy, has consented to an interview Thursday night on more…

Speaking the Big Lie

by Hal Lindsey -- Again this week, I planned a column dealing with one of the other hot topics that challenge our world, but events in the Middle East remain on the more…

Conservative magazine
goes to pot

by Don Feder -- If you're looking for a good pot party on the right (Edmund Burke meets Cheech and Chong), check out the pages of National Review. Legalization of marijuana is more…

Double delusion

by Daniel Pipes -- Consider two very different Israeli troop withdrawals from Arab-held territory: The first took place on May 24, 2000, when Israelis left southern Lebanon after an 18-year occupation. The more…

Pulling kids out of government schools, part 1

by Elizabeth Farah -- My last column concluded with this charge (in part): “All parents who are married and have no extraordinary circumstances to prevent them from doing so, should today remove more…

Sweet spot: The chocolate chronicles

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- A woman briskly enters an absolutely intoxicating Belgian chocolate shop on the East Coast of the USA in the midst of a punishing heat-wave, and inquires of the more…