Acquisition or deprivation?

by Thomas Jipping -- Legal briefs are due today in an important case the Supreme Court will consider this fall. In the latest iteration of a 16-year legal fight, the Court's decision more…

Snapshots of Americana

by Jon Dougherty -- A note from Jon Dougherty: In the tradition of Thomas Sowell's "Random Thoughts on a Passing Scene," I wanted to bring my readers "snapshots of Americana" from time more…

All politics are international?

by Ellen Ratner -- The late, great Tip O'Neill once famously observed that all politics are local; but in our post 9-11 world, it seems some politics are less local than others. more…

What's wrong with baseball?

by Joseph Farah -- There's a virus spreading through American society today, and I fear it has infected Major League Baseball. The disease is called "non-competitiveness." Here are the symptoms in those more…

Milton Friedman on drugs

by Joel Miller -- Shortly before his 90th birthday later this month and in honor of his lifetime achievements, President Bush invited Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman to the White House. Calling him more…

Dead Jews walking

by Fiamma Nirenstein -- The U.N. has convened the immense World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg at the end of August. The conference will be a chance to celebrate yet another more…

Anti-profiling: Medically false belief system

by Medicine Men -- Let's use our God-given senses and nerve(s) to "profile." If radical Islamic fundamentalists kill in the name of God, don't we have the fundamental right to protect ourselves more…

Palestinian people do not exist

by Joseph Farah -- A provocative headline? It's more than that. It's the truth. Truth does not change. Truth is truth. If something was true 50 years ago, 40 years ago, 30 more…

'Bearly' begun

by Craige McMillan -- "According to the FBI's Uniform Crime Report published Monday, murder in the West was up 8 percent, car theft 12 percent, robbery 'sharply.' The differences were particularly noticeable more…

Making your investments safe

by Harry Browne -- Relax, investors, help is on the way! President Bush is going to make the markets safe for you by holding corporate America accountable. And he'll do this in more…