China and the bean-curd tiger

by J.R. Nyquist -- More powerful than the dilapidated "former" Soviet Union! Able to reach the moon once upon a time! Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane! more…

Friend or foe?

by Casey Brooks -- One of the definitions of a friend is "one who is not hostile." There are other definitions, of course, such as "attachment to one by respect or affection," more…

Judging Senate Democrats

by Thomas Jipping -- As important as President Bush's legislative agenda may be, he will soon begin creating his real legacy by sending judicial nominees to the Senate. The focus will then more…

Tax protesters: Patriots or scam artists?

by David Kupelian -- Almost 20 years ago, I interviewed a doctor who was challenging the Internal Revenue Service in court, defending himself, claiming that he was not required to file an more…

Demoralizing young blacks

by Walter Williams -- David Bell, Harvard law professor, counseled, "Black people will never gain full equality in this country." The late columnist Carl Rowan said, "Racism remains a terrible curse on more…

Weird medicine, poisonous perfection

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- Talk about killing ourselves softly! There's a venerable Buddhist saying, "In the poison is the medicine." Lately that's been interpreted literally, perhaps too literally, with a current medical more…

On spy plane, Beijing wants Bush to blink

by Don Feder -- When it comes to dealing with the growing menace of communist China, the present crisis is a crucial test for President George Bush. His handling of Beijing's illegal more…

Be diplomatic, but firm, with China

by Jon Dougherty -- In the foreign policy realm, never was better advice given than by President Teddy Roosevelt: "Speak softly, but carry a big stick." As China continues to hold onto more…

In defense of Slobodan Milosevic

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Sen. Tim Hutchinson, R-Ark. From: Jude Wanniski Re: Wrong man on trial When I learned that former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic had been arrested in his home more…

Madison Avenue dreaming

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- I have a dream that ad campaigns will one day be judged not by the color of the icon they showcase, but by the creativity of more…