Why U.S. students flunk geography

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- When I was a kid I loved geography. I knew the capitals of all the countries. I collected maps and dreamt about faraway places. I knew the hexagonal more…

Sharing 'gifts' from Allah? Not to worry

by Gordon Prather -- You probably knew that Pakistan has dozens of nukes – they call them "gifts from Allah." In fact, Pakistan has a cradle-to-grave nuke infrastructure to rival ours, from more…

In praise of Judge Moore

by Jerry Falwell -- Judge Roy Moore, chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, has vowed to fight a federal court order instructing him to remove the Ten Commandments monument he placed more…

Demonizing SUVs

by Henry Lamb -- The anti-choice crowd is after your car. No, it's not the religious right-wing; it's the religious left-wing. The National Religious Partnership for the Environment is mounting a national more…

My 'elders' need to grow up

by Kyle Williams -- On Thursday, I turned 14. It's always fun to do something special and have a good time on these days. However, it caused me to go back and more…

Atheist Eagle flips the bird at Scouts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Last week, The Washington Post turned over the left side of the Sunday Outlook section cover to a disgruntled atheist Eagle Scout. In "For Me, It Was Never more…

No more freedom

by Thomas Jipping -- If the new Republican Senate majority can next year approve some of President Bush's common-sense judicial nominees, it will be not a moment too soon. On Nov. 18, more…

Daschle: Looking for that 'Rush Edge'

by David Limbaugh -- If I thought Sen. Tom Daschle's reckless remarks against my brother Rush were just a spontaneous outburst, I'd pass on an opportunity to comment on them – OK, more…

Is Muhammad al-Qaida op?

by Joseph Farah -- While the prevailing "wisdom" of the day continues to suggest Beltway sniper suspects John Muhammad and John Lee Malvo acted without inspiration – let alone direction – from more…