How to eliminate poverty and retire rich

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- There is much talk these days about Social Security, how to save it, how to reform it, how to partially privatize it. I have a better idea -- more…

Standing in the middle of the road

by Henry Lamb -- Tension is rising in the Bush White House: Meet America’s energy needs, or meet Kyoto targets? The two goals are mutually exclusive. The United States cannot meet its more…

Going down and dirty in high fashion

by Cynthia Grenier -- With each spring comes the annual Fall collections of haute couture presented with great fanfare, above all in Paris, home of high fashion. Designers show their wares in more…

Is 15 Minutes of fame enough?

by Richard Grenier -- I've been wondering for days now why film critics have decided with unusual uniformity to hate Robert de Niro's new movie, "15 Minutes" so intensely. De Niro, with more…

Celebrating disbarment

by David Limbaugh -- What does it say about our culture when a prestigious law school chooses a disbarred former president of the United States to be the recipient of its "International more…

Clearing the political atmosphere

by Alan W. Bock -- It is hard to know where to begin on the multifarious misimpressions and twisted interpretations revolving around the Bush administration's decision not to place "caps" on carbon dioxide more…

Poor George is dead

by Bill Steigerwald -- George, the orphaned child of John F. Kennedy Jr., died of natural causes after a long illness earlier this month in New York City. He was 6 years more…

Epidemic of legal disease

by Medicine Men -- Warning! There are some new contagious diseases that even the modern miracles of medicine won't ever be able to cure. Spread through close contact with trial lawyers, they more…

Them, the people

by Jon Dougherty -- President Bush has said he's ready to entertain a pledge to "reform" campaign finance laws, but none of the proposals anyone is discussing are going to do much more…