Our Pentagon tiger

by J.R. Nyquist -- All the conservatives and pro-defense types applauded Donald Rumsfeld's appointment as secretary of defense. Such a tiger. Such a man of steel. But now an element of doubt more…

Recapturing the revolutionary spirit

by Joseph Farah -- If we're ever going to make the U.S. government responsive to the will of the people, it's going to take a revolution. I don't necessarily mean a violent, more…

The right to lose our rights?

by Jon Dougherty -- Perhaps more than at any time in our history, lawmakers, judges and courts are giving federal, state and local authorities the right to do things that would get more…

Depression defense is just plain nuts

by Don Feder -- Is Andrea Pia Yates, the Houston woman who drowned her five children in a bathtub, insane or evil? Should mental depression be a get-out-of-jail-free card for killers? Earlier more…

No suckers tour

by Barbara Simpson -- So sue me! I'm old fashioned. I still believe words have meanings and, when misused, they create the wrong impression. In this day and age, when we quibble more…

Criminal justice out of joint

by -NO AUTHOR- -- I receive several requests a week from defendants who suddenly find themselves forced to defend their lives, their right to use medical cannabis and even the Bill of more…

Expelling Condit

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Congress should expel Gary Condit. Of course, it would be more personally honorable for Congressman Condit to resign, but, barring some heretofore unseen sense of ethical propriety, he's more…

No sir, Yasser

by Geoff Metcalf -- Yassar Arafat is as useless as mammary glands on a bull to the whole-cloth fiction of Mideast "peace talks." The back and forth itching and moaning in the more…

FBI misled in Energy investigation?

by Gordon Prather -- You remember Wen Ho Lee, don't you? The Taiwanese-born Los Alamos weaponeer who had his clearance lifted in December of 1998 – and was fired by DOE Secretary more…

In praise of courageous students

by Jerry Falwell -- The Equal Access Act was passed in the Senate (88 to 11) and the House (337 to 77), becoming law in August 1984 as a result of efforts more…