Clearing the political atmosphere

by Alan W. Bock -- It is hard to know where to begin on the multifarious misimpressions and twisted interpretations revolving around the Bush administration's decision not to place "caps" on carbon dioxide more…

Poor George is dead

by Bill Steigerwald -- George, the orphaned child of John F. Kennedy Jr., died of natural causes after a long illness earlier this month in New York City. He was 6 years more…

Epidemic of legal disease

by Medicine Men -- Warning! There are some new contagious diseases that even the modern miracles of medicine won't ever be able to cure. Spread through close contact with trial lawyers, they more…

Them, the people

by Jon Dougherty -- President Bush has said he's ready to entertain a pledge to "reform" campaign finance laws, but none of the proposals anyone is discussing are going to do much more…

'No' on government condoms

by Larry Elder -- Intelligent life exists in West Hollywood, but Washington, D.C., remains on the critical list. In West Hollywood, voters last week considered an initiative called Measure A. Measure A more…

Judging Bush's judges

by Thomas Jipping -- The New York Times had some news the other day that was not only fit to print but encouraging to those hoping President Bush will once again see more…

Tin Man in the Emerald City

by Craige McMillan -- The Emerald City -- Seattle, in Washington State -- prides itself on being a compassionate place. Filled with big-spending liberals, a pair of newspapers joined at the hip more…

Red-faced over redskin icons

by Jon Dougherty -- What do each of these entities have in common: The Atlanta Braves; The Florida State Seminoles; The Cleveland Indians; The Washington Redskins; the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights? more…

End of the stock-slump rainbow

by Doug Casey -- I've always been a gold bug, believing that the dollar should be redeemable in something specific, and not just be a floating abstraction (an "IOU nothing" from its more…

What McCain-Feingold left out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The legal issues surrounding the staging of candidate debates have bedeviled the Federal Election Commission since its founding in 1974. Two questions and their interrelationship have figured prominently. more…