Party of the little people

by Casey Brooks -- I don't know California Gov. Gray Davis, but I submit the man does not have a clue. Yesterday, he blamed the most recent spate of California's rolling blackouts more…

Mining your own business

by Doug Casey -- I recognize that most stock investors are looking for buying opportunities in the type of stocks that have treated us all so well over the last 20 years. more…

Foot in mouth disease

by Craige McMillan -- Let's face it -- these are tough times to be a cow. Either your sanity is being questioned over mad cow disease -- by the very people feeding more…

Taking the ABA off-screen

by Judith Reisman -- Leonard Barker, writing in "Brandeis and Frankfurter," quotes Justice Louis D. Brandeis' statement that the laws of society largely direct its conduct -- its culture: [T]he conduct of more…

The thrill is gone

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Alan Greenspan is playing with fire. His recent lowering of the federal funds rate by half a point suggests that he is unwilling to allow the economy to more…

The angriest chicken in the universe

by J.R. Nyquist -- Once upon a time there was a chicken farm; and on this farm lived a disgruntled chicken named Drumstick Kate. She was quite upset. "Why should I lay more…

Talking smack about the economy

by Jon Dougherty -- Now that the U.S. economy is nearly in full "tank" mode, Democrats have taken to laying the crisis at the feet of Republicans and, specifically, President George W. more…

Hollywood parades its PC with Oscars

by Don Feder -- At the Academy Awards ceremony Sunday evening, Hollywood will once again honor its worldview. The old designations no longer suffice to convey what serious cinema is about today. more…

Riady's down; why isn't Clinton next?

by Jon Dougherty -- On Monday, Indonesian billionaire James Riady was found guilty of making illegal campaign contributions to Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign amounting to $1 million. As part of his punishment, more…

Raped by 'The Sopranos'

by Jude Wanniski -- To: Lynne Cheney From: Jude Wanniski Re: The 'Soprano' rape scene I'd thought of you, Lynne, not long after my wife Patricia and I switched off our television more…