Not much 'discovery' at Discovery Channel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Part One of this examination of the recent Discovery Channel special about Flight 800 pointed out specific flaws in the program's fuel-tank explosion experiment. That first column also more…

How Sandy Berger paid back the GOP

by Jack Cashill -- On July 6, 2006, Stonebridge International, a global strategy firm, announced that it had added a new member to its high-profile, five-member advisory board – former Democrat Rep. more…

TV critics cinch
'scary' Bible Belt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- To New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley, the Christian South is ''the Loire Valley of American extremism.'' Not to be outdone, Washington Post critic Tom Shales calls more…

USDA: 'Not now brown cow'

by Henry Lamb -- In a remarkable turnaround, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided to provide an ''opt out'' procedure for people whose premises have been registered in the National Animal more…

And a child will lead them all

by Chuck Norris -- ''It was a lucky break.'' That is an amazing way for a 12-year-old to describe a broken leg that led to the discovery of her malignant bone cancer. more…

Let them eat coconut

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…

The camera never blinks, Nancy

by Barbara Simpson -- Nancy Pelosi made history. She's the first female Speaker of the House. But you know that. How could you not? She's also the first Speaker of the House more…

Ashes of conservatism

by Vox Day -- C'era una volta... . This is the way that Italian fairy tales begin. There was a time... . It's a little less nebulous than the familiar ''once upon more…

Al Gore's 2nd wind

by Doug Powers -- At this moment, there are three declared candidates who are considered ''front-runners'' for the Democrats' nomination: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards. That rattling sound you hear more…

Can Hillary 'win' us over?

by Craig R. Smith -- Hillary Clinton has announced her 2008 presidential bid with a catchy slogan that I hope is more truth than fluff. If so, she may just see this dyed-in-the-wool more…