Political betrayal, stupidity or suicide?

by Barbara Simpson -- I'd heard it all before. People trying to make a point in an argument and when things aren't quite going their way, raising the "R" word. You know more…

Retiring Social Security

by Ralph Reiland -- Just look at the numbers and it's obvious that Social Security is a "lousy investment" for anyone under 50, says Pete Dupont, the former governor of Delaware and more…

Back to school?

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Have you seen that clever TV commercial in which the father, much to the chagrin of his two young kids, gleefully shops for school supplies to the sound more…

Leading sheep to slaughter

by Tom Ambrose -- You've just got to give them credit, folks ... our government representatives excel at pandering to the populace better than anyone else on the planet. The latest manifestation more…

Environmentalism's growing body count

by Geoff Metcalf -- Four young firefighters, ages 18-30, recently burned to death fighting a fire in a Washington state national forest. They should not have died that day. They chose a more…

McCain's 'Bull Moose' candidacy

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- In a recent column we speculated on what Sens. Daschle and McCain might have discussed at their much publicized weekend t?te-?-t?te at McCain's home in Arizona. We assumed more…

Working for the people?

by John N. Doggett -- What is the proper role of government? Many conservatives and libertarians find it hard to imagine anything proper that a government can do. Nevertheless, most people want the more…

CNN now has two black eyes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CNN is determined to alienate a lot of people who were prepared to praise it for being the first major television news organization to allow its viewers to more…

Silenced no more!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- From Foggy Bottom to the Pentagon to Ft. Meade, rumors of rebellion fill the air. The cancer of corruption that swept out of Arkansas and into D.C. in more…

The real story about Israel

by Yaffah daCosta -- There are many headlines that (although important) could keep people from seeing the spiritual dimension to the real news about Israel. Whether it's articles about the confrontation on more…