'No new taxes' protest in Tennessee

by Jon Dougherty -- Tennessee should consider changing its official nickname from "The Volunteer State" to the "We take no crap" state, following last week's protest of a legislative effort to implement more…

Eco-clerics biblically off-base

by Don Feder -- Does God want us to turn off our air conditioners in mid-July and make burnt offerings of SUVs? Amen, say eco-clerics, who are transforming the Bible into an more…

A plan for next July 4

by Joseph Farah -- NEW YORK – This is a July 4 column that can't wait a year. It was inspired by some letters I received just after Independence Day 2001 in more…

Another Washington gangster

by J.R. Nyquist -- Last week the police were using cadaver-sniffing dogs in their search for Chandra Levy, a missing young woman whose affair with Rep. Gary A. Condit, D-Calif., has filled more…

Bad sports in Beijing

by Joel Miller -- Since China finally finagled the Olympic games for 2008, the New Republic is again recommending the torch be thrust into a pile of dung. Echoing a similar call more…

Marlon Brando: Massive but masterful

by Cynthia Grenier -- These days Marlon Brando is a virtual pachyderm of a man. Quite monstrous in bulk, in fact, but all the magnificent talent is still there, very much in more…

Coming home?

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- Mexican immigrants are not just for the border states anymore. They're in the heartland, toiling in Michigan auto plants and Wisconsin dairies and Iowa slaughterhouses. And now, their more…

Evolution and the family

by Alan Keyes -- Does the doctrine of evolution by natural selection – better named "random selection" – really constitute a fundamental denial of the moral fabric of human life? I'd like more…

How to spot an eco-wacko

by Gordon Prather -- It's relatively easy to distinguish authentic, card-carrying eco-wackos from sane citizens, even those citizens concerned about the possibility of global warming. Upon encountering a suspected eco-wacko – someone more…