Better off with the lottery

by Ellen Ratner -- Our traveling-salesman president went on the road this week to do what he does best: sell a bill of goods to the American people. He learned how effective more…

'Misunderestimating' Generation Next

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Not to be outdone by the Bush administration's proposed $38 million increase for abstinence education in fiscal year 2006, congressional Democrats are responding in the best way they more…

God's hands in tsunami relief

by Jerry Falwell -- Two Liberty University missions teams have returned home after ministering to and providing aid to thousands of families who experienced the ravages of the Dec. 26 tsunami that more…

Holding legislators' feet
to the fire

by Henry Lamb -- The Missouri legislators who approved a water law (HB 1433) in the waning moments of last year's session no doubt thought they were creating something to help protect more…

Should moralism be our highest goal?

by Kyle Williams -- I've been reading through Jim Wallis' new book, "God's Politics." While Wallis has some ideas about government that I'm not willing to endorse, he and his organization, Sojourners, more…

The prayer of a friend
availeth much

by Kelly Hollowell -- Early on Tuesday morning I headed for the local Naval Hospital. I promised my girlfriend I would be there before and during her surgery to pray and provide more…

Targeting nonexistent nukes?

by Gordon Prather -- On March 19, 2003, President Bush informed Congress that Saddam posed "a continuing threat to the national security of the United States" by "continuing to possess and develop more…

Uneven application of First Amendment

by Joseph Farah -- I've always considered myself something of a First Amendment absolutist. By that I mean I am every bit as fervently supportive of freedom of speech and freedom of more…

Imbeciles who serve in public office

by Devvy Kidd -- "Our laws and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of the Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise; and more…