Drug wars, now and then

by Ralph Reiland -- "Slayings tie 2000 total" is the morning headline in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review as I'm writing this. This time it's a black woman, Katrenia Rae Seymore, 29, dumped naked more…

Ready or not, 'gay marriage' hits the sticks

by Barbara Curtis -- I wasn’t ready for this so close to home. After all, I live in a rural, relatively unsophisticated town, boasting not a single shopping mall or pet psychiatrist, more…

Peter Paul and Hillary

by Joseph Farah -- Maybe you missed it last week, but there was a significant development in the ongoing campaign to bring Bill and Hillary Clinton to justice. Peter Franklin Paul was more…

What you don't know about Waco

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Responsible for researching and producing a trilogy of documentaries about the Waco siege, the 1993 government raid on the Branch Davidians that ended months later in a gun more…

Another Clinton lie? Ho-hum

by Jon Dougherty -- The New York Post ran a story Wednesday which basically proved, once again, that there isn't a person involved in national politics with the last name of "Clinton" more…

An open letter to John Ashcroft

by Jack Cashill -- Dear Mr. Ashcroft, If my memory serves me, I have voted for you at least four times. I have staked your signs in my yard. I even shared more…

Don't call me a minority

by John N. Doggett -- Last week I received a letter that really irritated me. It was an invitation to attend the 2001 Republican Minority Conference in Florida. It was addressed “Dear Friend.” more…

Legalize, schmegalize

by Joel Miller -- Solutions to the drug war often fall into two rough categories. On the one side, we're told we should pull out all the stops and go ballistic, launch more…

Stem of the stem-cell controversy

by Medicine Men -- Take out your pencils for a pop quiz: What's a stem cell? We bet most Americans, while having an opinion about stem cell research, can't answer the question. more…

Bush-Ashcroft should reject racial preferences

by David Limbaugh -- Now is not the time for the Bush administration to get weak-kneed on affirmative action. Not only did George Bush campaign against racial preferences; they are bad policy more…