Don't blame God for Asian casualties

by -NO AUTHOR- -- With the final death toll in Asia yet unknown, analyzing the calamity can appear callous, especially in the light of ancient Jewish wisdom's advice to refrain from even more…

Manmade disasters

by Ellen Ratner -- The year 2005 began under an umbrella of grief. A tsunami, in the blink of an eye, wiped out the lives and livelihoods of tens upon tens of more…

The United States: Sacrifices of the 'stingy'

by Doug Powers -- Americans: A greedy, selfish, stingy and uncaring people who couldn't care less about the plight of others, engage in decadent behavior, and are so self-absorbed that they pleasure more…

Overblown terrorist threats

by Gordon Prather -- Now that President Bush has been re-elected and Franks-Bremer-Tenet awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Washington Post has apparently decided to spill the beans about the true more…

New freedoms for a new year

by Henry Lamb -- The new year will likely be much happier than it would have been had the November election results been different. But a Republican majority in Congress and a more…

The Great Flood and
Asia's tsunami

by Kelly Hollowell -- Ominously, I had a recent discussion with my husband about the fragile nature of life. We spoke hypothetically of events that could dramatically and instantly change life from more…

Hollywood picks
Che over Christ

by Les Kinsolving -- The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is nationally headquartered in Manhattan, but has an influence nationwide. This is due primarily to this organization's president, a marvelously more…

Social Security can't be saved

by Devvy Kidd -- There is a lot of buzz these days about "saving" Social Security. For decades, presidents have been feeding the American people the same old drivel about saving Social more…

My New Year's resolutions

by Joseph Farah -- There's something very healthy about this annual ritual of setting goals for the new year. Because without goals, we just don't achieve our objectives. If we don't know more…