Economic lunacy

by Walter Williams -- According to a couple of poorly trained economists, there's a bright side to Hurricane Katrina's destruction. J.P. Morgan senior economist Anthony Chan believes hurricanes tend to stimulate overall more…

Reviving America's Atlantis

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- While 80 percent of New Orleans may be underwater at press time, and, as Allen G. Breed of the Associated Press so eloquently, and elegiacally, chronicles: "A once-vibrant more…

Katrina: Gratifying & disturbing reactions

by David Limbaugh -- In the immediate aftermath of Katrina's wrath, two almost contradictory reactions have emerged. One is the reaction of most American people and is overwhelmingly positive and constructive. The more…

Elijah (Cummings) and 'god'

by Mychal Massie -- Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., made a startling revelation during a press conference held by the Congressional Black Caucus. Cummings professed to know the mind of God saying, "To more…

A radical idea about relief

by Joseph Farah -- I have an admittedly radical idea about how to help relieve the suffering, loss and misery of the hundreds of thousands hit by Hurricane Katrina. Now, the way more…

A need to reach out

by Star Parker -- My cousins lived in New Orleans. They worked telemarketing jobs, earning minimum wage, while raising three children. Fortune had it that they left town for a wedding in more…

Throwing out the thugs

by Rebecca Hagelin -- "Women and children first." This famous, selfless cry for the safety of others is best associated with the tragedy of the Titanic, when thousands lost their lives in more…

Let's rebuild a better New Orleans

by Jim Rutz -- There was a sea-wall there in Galveston To keep those waters down, But the high tide from the ocean, Lord, Brought water into that town. Wasn't it a more…

Don't call, don't send

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…

Dark reflections in the mirror

by Barbara Simpson -- I wish I could say "I can't believe" all the rhetoric after the fact of Hurricane Katrina. Unfortunately, it doesn't surprise me at all. It's so predictable that more…