Once, there were Dodo birds

by Mychal Massie -- Do you know the difference between President Bush's judicial nominee, Judge Charles W. Pickering and Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va.? Pickering – as attested to by none other than more…

Bring back human kindness – please!

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Recently I was taking a van loaded with kids, ages 11 to 16, home from a night at the movies. When I dropped them off at their respective more…

How I found God at Columbia University

by Dennis Prager -- Very few people can say that they found God or religion at college or graduate school. The university, after all, is a radically secular institution that either ignores more…

Energy bill misses mark

by -NO AUTHOR- -- As the California and Northeastern blackouts become a more distant memory, Congress is debating a new energy bill that will do everything but encourage the creation of more more…

What we owe to NAFTA

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Around Oct. 6, 38-year-old auto mechanic Jeff Cook decided to treat his wife and two daughters to dinner at Chi-Chi's in Beaver Valley Mall outside Pittsburgh. Within three more…

Head of the class

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…

Just say thank you ... PLEASE!

by Barbara Simpson -- Surly clerks, rude treatment and lots of attitude – par for the course these days, in just about every level of business. They dish it out and we, more…

Shoot 'em in the face!

by Vox Day -- Editor's note: This commentary refers to language which will offend some readers.Like most who have graduated from college, I have endured many pious and pedantic secular sermons from more…

Smash the NEA

by Joseph Farah -- The Internal Revenue Service is auditing the nation's largest teachers union – one that works energetically to elect candidates, lobbies the Congress on legislation, but files tax returns more…

A liberal's Thanksgiving

by Ellen Ratner -- Listening to my conservative friends, I sometimes get the feeling that they believe Thanksgiving is a holiday owned by them. That somehow, liberals' political or social dissent is more…