Celebrating what?

by Barbara Simpson -- Happy Birthday to us! Yes, us, the United States of America – 229 years old and still kicking! Given the state of the world, politics, jealousy, philosophies, ego more…

What independence?

by Vox Day -- According to the Columbia professor being interviewed on National Public Radio this weekend, freedom is an amorphous concept that is primarily a state of mind. This would appear more…

Does liberty begin
with God or man?

by Craig R. Smith -- "History is marching toward a count-in to redemption, rather than a countdown to destruction." – Dr. Jack Hayford, pastor, author On this Independence Day 2005, I wanted to more…

Halliburton's 5-finger discount

by Ellen Ratner -- Much has been said about the famed Halliburton "no-bid contracts." The public's interest in these contracts has been, in a word, cyclical. Since before the invasion of Iraq, more…

Battle is joined

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…

Washington Post: 'Suburban throwaway'

by Les Kinsolving -- The cartoon by Pat Oliphant was more devastating than usual. On the left is a newsboy holding up a copy of Vanity Fair and yelling: "Read all about more…

Independence Day – teach it to your kids

by Jerry Falwell -- Ask most kids to talk to you about Independence Day and you're likely to get a discourse on the 1996 Will Smith movie regarding the earth battling invading more…

High court hits new low

by Henry Lamb -- The Supreme Court's decision on Kelo v. City of New London erases the principle of private property from 200 years of American history. There can be no question more…

Challenge to Bush:
Do the right thing!

by Kelly Hollowell -- With all eyes on the Supreme Court in the wake of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's resignation, it is clear a battle is about to ensue. The question is: more…