Schools snoop for scandal

by Ellen Makkai -- What happened to readin' and writin' and 'rithmetic? Today students are being grilled like delinquents about non-academics such as sex, drugs and hooch. Invasive school surveys ask students more…

Why won't the Kyoto Protocol die?

by Henry Lamb -- Why won't the Kyoto Protocol die? More than 18,000 scientists have said there is no human-induced global warming, the United States has withdrawn from the Protocol, and Japan more…

Terror in our airports

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The lines at airports are getting longer, the random searches more frequent and invasive and the security measures stricter. Yet, are we any safer? On Friday, Jan. 18, more…

Legal kill

by Alan Keyes -- For a reason I will mention below, this past week was a most appropriate time to focus again on the nature of the evil that struck America on more…

Your kids can't pray here

by Jerry Falwell -- The Lexington, Va.-based Virginia Military Institute, locked in an ACLU-prompted legal battle over its pre-dinner prayer policy, suffered a setback this week when a federal court judge ruled more…

All the news that's fit to rewrite

by Gordon Prather -- Now that the total disaster known as the Clinton presidency is over, the media elite have begun rewriting history for Bill Clinton. Oh, Clinton intended to do the more…

Tyson and the Taliban

by Debbie Schlussel -- It's the perfect solution to disciplining a prominent American problem-child and Taliban prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Send them our own scary Talibanesque Mike Tyson. He's the perfect more…

Switch off televised lunacy

by Jon Dougherty -- Did I hear correctly? Did so-called "civil libertarian" legal eagle Alan Dershowitz suggest last Sunday that U.S. law should be changed to allow authorities to torture suspects in more…

Stress balls in Mideast

by Ellen Ratner -- I had planned to write a funny – that's right, a funny article – about Enron. If you want to buy Enron stock through your broker, it'll cost more…

Abortion, deregulation and human nature

by John N. Doggett -- Some issues have become so politicized that the truth becomes the first casualty. Take abortion. Some pro-abortionists claim that until a fetus is "viable," it is no different more…