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…

Moral nihilism at Newsweek

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Either Newsweek's editors were oblivious to the inflammatory nature of what they were publishing – when they reported that U.S. soldiers flushed a Quran down a toilet – more…

'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 humanist's blind science

by Brannon Howse -- In the now-famous Scopes trial of 1925, the American Civil Liberties Union defended the teaching of evolution in public schools. True educational freedom, Clarence Darrow argued, requires the more…

Ottawa's political soap opera

by Ted Byfield -- Canada's Liberal government survived parliamentary defeat Thursday by a vote of 153 to 152 in the House of Commons, a victory bestowed upon it by two ex-Conservatives who more…

Creationism for skeptics

by Jerry Falwell -- If we are to believe Vanity Fair columnist Christopher Hitchens, people who believe in creationism – the belief that the designed universe actually has a Designer – are 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…