Sept. 11 vs. Dec. 13

by Gordon Prather -- You know what happened on Sept. 11. But did you know that on Dec. 13 suicidal Islamic terrorists – almost certainly trained and supported by the network known more…

Blessing of the firstborn

by Yaffah daCosta -- This week's Torah reading (Genesis 47:28 – 50:26) highlights again the important biblical lesson that our actions have "consequences." For example, some astute students of the Bible have more…

Argentina: Another IMF debacle

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After street riots left dozens dead and brought on a state of siege, forcing President Fernando De La Rua to resign, his Peronist successor, to the thunderous cheers more…

Thieves in the night

by Henry Lamb -- Like thieves in the night, a handful of U.S. senators have set into motion a new law that can steal the property rights from private owners in the more…

Naked neighbors

by Ellen Makkai -- Traditional charities are in a cash-flow crunch as Sept. 11 relief siphons off funds. Maybe they should get naked. "Will strip for cash" used to be an unemployed more…

Back the democracy!

by Ellen Ratner -- I had planned a sort-of funny, end-of-the-year column – you know, like handing out my Osama bin Falwell Award or asking America's school children to donate $1 each more…

Free Vanessa Leggett

by Joseph Farah -- I don't know Vanessa Leggett. I've never talked to her. Never even heard of her until last summer. But I can tell you one thing about her – more…

Avoiding constitutional wrongs

by David Limbaugh -- Senate Democrats have been shamelessly wrong to block President Bush's Labor and State appointments for crass political reasons. President Bush is considering recess appointments to bypass the Senate. more…

Let Americans protect themselves!

by Jon Dougherty -- Here's a New Year's resolution I hope local and national leaders make in a few days: Let's require Americans, once again, to learn how to protect not only more…

Greedy 9-11 survivors?

by John N. Doggett -- The brutal, purposeful slaughter of almost 3,000 people on 9-11 horrified people in every country on this planet. We grieved for the widows, orphans, parents and loved ones more…