Reading the Texas tea leaves

by Doug Casey -- It's been a generation since oil prices tripled in 1973 because of the Arab embargo, and then quickly doubled again in 1979 when Iran's Shah was deposed. The more…

Freak dancing

by Bill O'Reilly -- Here's how bad it's gotten. In June of 1963 I was about to graduate from St. Brigid's School in Westbury, Long Island. There were celebratory dances and parties more…

Down with junkets!

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- At last, a good idea from the World Bank. Fearing that protesters will disrupt a scheduled conference on development, World Bank officials have decided to hold it online more…

Who should make medical decisions?

by Jon Dougherty -- There is so much arrogant presumption and hypocrisy present in the current "debate" in Congress over a so-called "Patient's Bill of Rights" measure that it's making me sick more…

America's Christian-hating public schools

by Craige McMillan -- "Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government, and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged." – Northwest Ordinance, 1787 more…

Helping small, hurting big

by Walter Williams -- I buy more from my grocer than he buys from me. I buy more from my auto dealer than he buys from me. The trade imbalance doesn't stop more…

Consumers forget oil bust

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – In just the last 60 days, the media has cited oil companies for "price gouging" in no less than 285 articles and TV broadcasts, a search more…

The press corps covers global warming

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Howard Kurtz, CNN's "Reliable Sources" From: Jude Wanniski Re: Can you explain the gap? When President George W. Bush was in Europe last week, "global warming" again more…

Russia preparing Iraq for war?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Iraq has procured hundreds of tank transporters from Russia in what Western intelligence sources have concluded is a concerted effort to improve military logistics and respond quickly in more…

GOP has abandoned conservatism

by Jon Dougherty -- As a matter of power over principle, the modern-day Republican Party seems to have resolutely and finally abandoned its core conservatism. That's good because, now, when disillusioned and more…