Fools beware

by Doug Casey -- This piece ran in International Speculator in December, along with a bunch of short sale recommendations. Right now you're probably saying to yourself, "So what? That was then; more…

Educrats and elite arrogance

by Walter Williams -- Here's a question prompted by my recent rereading of Leonard Read's The Myth of the See-It-All, in "The Coming Aristocracy" (1969). Incidentally, Read founded the New York-based Foundation more…

Testing the cash cow

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- DALLAS -- Question: The SAT is A) A useful device upon which colleges have become overly dependent. B) A sacred cow that reformers challenge at their peril. C) more…

Learning from mistakes?

by Joseph Farah -- Some wise old sage once said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results. If that's true, U.S. policy more…

Senators share Pardongate blame

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- By granting last-minute pardons and reprieves in what appears to have been a private auction for family, friends and donors, former President Clinton abused his constitutional more…

Bush neglects drug war

by Don Feder -- Almost seven weeks into his administration, President George Bush has yet to appoint a drug czar. For a nation in which addiction has become a chronic problem and more…

Gyno-mania: The medical betrayal of women

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- When the birth control pill first came into the lives of American women, and, yes, men, during the early 1960s, it was heralded as a safe, revolutionary, foolproof more…

Just say 'yes' to drug war?

by Joel Miller -- Conservatives are a peculiar bunch when it comes to drugs. While they smoke cigars and quaff jiggers of scotch, they drum their hands in thunderous applause when a more…

The 'Evander Factor'

by Jon Dougherty -- If you don't follow boxing, you may not know who Evander "The Real Deal" Holyfield is. Then again, you may, because he's quite a guy and spends a more…

Spy vs. spy

by Hal Lindsey -- Accused FBI spy Robert Hanssen was denied bail at his hearing on Tuesday, sending the accused traitor back to prison to await trial. Hanssen, according to the FBI, more…