Legalizing drugs is dead wrong

by Jane Chastain -- One-fifth of our states have passed ballot initiatives that are chipping away at the nation's drug laws. Some 24 states permit voters to participate in the initiative process more…

The return of gold as money

by Doug Casey -- The U.S. economy will continue to lose ground to other economies in the future – not because we'll necessarily do badly in absolute terms, but because others will more…

Let's just scrap the Bill of Rights

by Harry Browne -- If you pay attention to news about the "War on Terrorism," you may be a bit confused about what our government is doing. One day Mr. Macho tells more…

The FDA, drug companies and life-saving drugs

by Medicine Men -- The Food and Drug Administration, one of those gray little government agencies that holds enormous power over our lives, is in the news again. The Public Health Security more…

This whistleblower they like

by Ann Coulter -- In their enthusiasm to bash the Bush administration for its handling of the war – which Democrats consider an annoying distraction from the real business of government, which more…

Syria leads U.N. Security Council

by Joseph Farah -- I don't know whether to laugh or to cry. That's my reaction to the fact that, this month, the terror-sponsoring nation of Syria is serving as president of more…

The bad old days of J. Edgar Hoover

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "J. Edgar Hoover is Back: FBI Wages Secret War Against U.S. Citizens." So runs the alarmist headline over Monday's column in The Washington Times by civil libertarian Nat more…

We need to profile

by Walter Williams -- Imagine you're a munitions manufacturer, and you manufacture hand grenades for the military. Your contract requires a guarantee that 99 percent of the hand grenades delivered are not more…

The enemy of my enemy

by Hal Lindsey -- The meeting between President George Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ended so cordially the two men were virtually finishing each other's sentences at the news conference more…