Judging the future

by Thomas Jipping -- Though the winds of judicial selection are starting to blow, no one has yet invented some kind of Doppler radar to help predict such political weather patterns. In more…

Don't forget Waco

by Linda Bowles -- Over the last few weeks, millions prayed and wept on the anniversary of the heart-wrenching tragedy that devastated Oklahoma City. The entire nation mourned the senseless deaths, the more…

Generational discontinuity

by J.R. Nyquist -- When we look at the problems of today, when we see so many disordered lives and moral misconceptions, we also find a generational discontinuity. As a people, we more…

The Nation gets regressive

by Jon Dougherty -- When it was founded in 1865 in the ashes of the Civil War, The Nation magazine had a noble mission statement. "The Nation will not be the organ more…

Is the party over?

by Bill O'Reilly -- TONOPAH, Ariz. -- Out here in the desert of Western Arizona there are some important political indicators. In the men's room at Alice & Joe's family restaurant, there more…

Republicans to Planet Earth: Drop dead

by Larry Elder -- "Here, the environment is not an issue -- it's an ethic. It's protecting creation." In criticizing President Bush's environmental policy, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., made that pronouncement. Echoing more…

Drug war death toll

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Give it up, drug warriors. You will never stop the production and consumption of marijuana, cocaine, or any other substance that people want to grow and repackage for more…

Return of the wimp factor

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- They say international crises test the true mettle of a president. Belying his tennis-balls-under-the-armpits, Big Tex swagger, President Bush folded like a cheap lawn chair in more…

Capitalism or capitolism?

by Craige McMillan -- Like many people on America's West Coast, I've been wondering of late if our capitalistic economic system really works. California is suffering electricity brownouts -- and my power more…