And then the war was over

by Barbara Simpson -- I thought it was over, didn't you? After all, the Americans going to Vietnam now are mostly businessmen looking for another fast way to make a buck and more…

Keep your eye on the ball

by J.R. Nyquist -- You are standing in left field and your attention lapses. All of a sudden people are shouting. You squint up into the sun and a baseball hits you more…

Unborn Victims Act exposes a lie

by Don Feder -- At the heart of the abortion-rights battle lies a deadly denial of reality. The Unborn Victims of Violence Act, which passed the House late last month, threatens a more…

Prayer and the president

by Jerry Falwell -- On Thursday, as millions of Americans commemorated the National Day of Prayer, I had the privilege of participating in this special day with President George W. Bush and more…

Getting any sleep lately?

by Cynthia Grenier -- Having been married for many a decade to an inveterate insomniac, how could I not pick up Bill Hayes' "Sleep Demons: An Insomniac's Memoir" (Simon & Schuster) out more…

Speak softly and carry a big wallet

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- My most valuable language lesson came from a Salvadoran waiter. The lesson: When catering to others in their own language, it pays to be sure that you're acting more…

Tightening the screws

by Henry Lamb -- More than 1,400 farm families in the Klamath Basin have been targeted for economic extinction by environmental extremists. Nearly 90 percent of the 210,000 acres of farmland will more…

A world of secrets

by Richard Grenier -- When James Bamford's first book, "The Puzzle Palace" came out some 20 years ago, the ultra-secret National Security Agency did everything it could to hinder its publication. Things more…

Free trade and the Constitution

by Alan Keyes -- At the summit of Western Hemisphere leaders in Canada, G.W. Bush enthusiastically promoted the idea of a free-trade area encompassing all the countries of the hemisphere. He did more…

The holiness of Jerusalem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Holiness is a major theme in the Torah reading for this week (ending May 5, 2001). The definition of this term (regarding people) can be found within these more…