The militant Islamic ducks are quacking

by Barbara Simpson -- I don't want any more pictures of infants in the arms of rescuers. The latest: a muscular Russian soldier cradling a tiny infant in his arms. It gave more…

For stay-at-home-moms, every day is 'Labor Day'

by Doug Powers -- The end of labor is to gain leisure. – Aristotle Ari was obviously never a stay-at-home parent. The philosopher was correct, however, at least pertaining to some people. more…

Big business politics

by Ellen Ratner -- After spending this past week at the Republican National Convention, I am convinced more than ever that the Republican Party is run like a big business. They treat more…

1st Amendment: R.I.P.

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…

Zell's fire and brimstone

by Jerry Falwell -- As a Baptist preacher, I have witnessed a few blistering sermons through the years. But I can't recall a sermon as scorching with passion and righteous indignation as more…

Vote for Kerry!

by Gordon Prather -- If not getting nuked in your jammies is high on your priority list, then maybe your best bet is to vote for John Kerry. Kerry has just endorsed more…

GOP tent: How big is too big?

by Kelly Hollowell -- The GOP decision to place pro-choice Republicans like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rudy Giuliani and George Pataki at the RNC podium this week has many pro-life Republicans feeling betrayed and more…

Another step forward
for property rights

by Henry Lamb -- It went completely unnoticed in the press amid the hoopla surrounding the swiftboat ads and the Republican National Convention. Nevertheless, on Aug. 26, President Bush issued an executive more…

GOP convention:
Hope over hatred

by Kyle Williams -- In the story of life, from conflict to climax and resolution, what is it that our hearts most respond to? As human beings, we, more than anything, respond more…

The Log Cabin just
burned down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- If there was any doubt about whether or not the Log Cabin Republicans, or LCR, belong in the GOP's "big tent," it was resolved this week. They don't. more…