First casualty of war

by Gary Aldrich -- They say the first casualty of war is truth. Most people probably think that means the U.S. government is empowered to lie about anything, if it means we'll more…

Real reform: Repeal all campaign laws

by Harry Browne -- You've undoubtedly read enough articles to know already what a farce the "campaign finance reform" bill is. Among other things, it outlaws most candidate advertising during the last more…

Medical care power struggle

by Medicine Men -- Hippocrates was a Greek physician. His name graces the Hippocratic Oath that, among other things, obliges doctors to "do no harm" and to place the patient's welfare before more…

Enron and the decade of phoniness

by Craige McMillan -- If we were allowed just one word to describe the Enron debacle, what would yours be? Mine would be "phony." Phony profits, phony management, phony oversight, phony audits more…

My madrassa

by Doug Casey -- I was thinking about the long-term problem posed by possibly millions of Muslim boys being educated each year in madrassas (religious schools) in Pakistan, Egypt, Palestine and numerous more…

Promoting the general welfare

by Bill O'Reilly -- Editor's note: Purchase a copy of Bill O'Reilly's new book, "No Spin Zone," autographed and personalized, and receive a free "No Spin Zone" bumper sticker and a free more…

Judging personal beliefs

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Democrats were to have continued their scorched-earth confirmation obstruction campaign today by defeating, on a straight party-line vote, the nomination of Charles Pickering to the U.S. Court more…

Will Bush fund China's eugenics program?

by Jane Chastain -- The United States has been studying "birth defects and other reproductive and developmental outcomes" by cooperating with those charged with implementing China's controversial eugenics program – which has more…

The miasma of media myth-making

by Ilana Mercer -- In the wake of poor Daniel Pearl's horrible murder, CNN news anchors took a break from celebrating the Islamic hajj and turned their short attention spans to celebrating more…

Politically incorrect murders

by Larry Elder -- On Oct. 7, 1998, two thugs killed gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard. HBO recently moved up the airdate for "The Laramie Project," its Matthew Shepard movie, more…