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…

Dating ban another bad idea

by Jon Dougherty -- Few lawmakers have criticized Rep. Gary Condit, D-Calif., for his admitted affair with former Washington, D.C., intern Chandra Levy. Even fewer have had the guts to stand up more…

Summer colds

by J.R. Nyquist -- It is not flu or cold season. The sun is warm and bright, the air is hot and sticky. But you have that scratchy lump in your throat more…

Boycott Chinese fireworks

by Joseph Farah -- WASHINGTON ? Ten-year-old Zhang Yanhong knew that if she refused her teacher's orders, she could be forced to pay a fine or kneel on the classroom floor for more…

U.N. races to indict West

by Don Feder -- Bar the doors. Hide the silver. Another United Nations conference is about to be inflicted on us. These forums are regularly hijacked by the U.N. bureaucracy and its more…

Butting in

by Joel Miller -- John Bull is cracking down on cigarette smugglers, as authorities reckon one in five fags are rolled from contraband tobacco. As Andrew McKie explains in this week's London more…

Farther than any man

by Richard Grenier -- What a man. What a hero among heroes. I'm talking about Captain James Cook, whose adventures into the unknown, have given him a place in history, equal perhaps more…

Rethinking 'English-only'

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- Native language is a precious resource that should not be squandered. That is the moral of an exceptionally good story now being shared far and wide. At a more…

The spoiled generation

by Chuck Baldwin -- A Time Magazine and CNN poll recently found that 80 percent of 1,015 adults surveyed believed children today are more spoiled than children of 10 or 15 years more…

Beware feds bearing gifts!

by Alan Keyes -- The dispute over whether to release water from Klamath Lake for use on farms in the region, or to reserve it for the sake of several species of more…