A girl's life in Communist China

by Cynthia Grenier -- Annie Wang has just finished her first novel in English. She has, according to her dust jacket, published several books in China, a country she left in 1993. more…

George Mitchell, busybody

by Joseph Farah -- Last October, then-President Clinton appointed former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell to head a commission to examine the causes of the Arab uprising in Israel. Having looked into this more…

Enough already!

by Jon Dougherty -- Let me see if I have this correct. Public display of the Ten Commandments in the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., is OK, but displaying those more…

Romancing the Free Society

by Alan W. Bock -- Well, despite good intentions, I did it again the other night. But the mild guilt involved is as nothing to the pleasures involved. So although I might abstain more…

Acronymophobia

by Medicine Men -- Rather than just grouse about a pet peeve, we've decided to describe it as a pathological syndrome: acronymophilia (ANPA) – love of acronyms – among editors of medical more…

Where are the tech bulls?

by Bob Howard -- Where are all those people who at this time last year were telling us that the tech rally would never end, and that buying stocks like JDS-Uniphase at more…

How the Supreme Court ruined the Super Bowl

by Debbie Schlussel -- Long John Silver playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? With the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, Tuesday, in P.G.A. Tour, Inc., vs. Casey Martin, it's not so farfetched. While more…

America is losing another war

by Bill Steigerwald -- It is a war America's been losing since the early 1970s. Declared by President Nixon, centrally directed by the federal government, funded by billions of taxpayers' dollars, it more…

Suffering in Santa Monica

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Saint Monica is the 4th-century mother of Augustine, who endured anguish while her son embraced sin and heresy before his conversion to sound doctrine. Santa Monica, California, is more…