Happy birthday, baby!

by Barbara Simpson -- Indeed! Happy birthday, baby! Lookin' good at 228 years old! Not bad for the planet's oldest democracy. You're not "old" by the historic standards. Other nations regard you more…

Economic freedom matters – even in Iraq

by Jack Cashill -- As executive editor of Ingram's, a Midwest business magazine, I meet for breakfast occasionally with economic development officials to assess the region's generally free and prosperous environment. When more…

Read 'Rough Edges'

by Joseph Farah -- I just read one of the best autobiographies ever written. No, it wasn't Bill Clinton's "My Life." It was written by a man who tried to convict Bill more…

The end of America

by Vox Day -- Dr. Umberto Eco is one of the great minds of our time. He is an eminent classicist, a best-selling novelist, the world expert on the science of symbols more…

The vice president's 'incivility'

by Michael Ackley -- 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 tell more…

Keep the Declaration alive

by Alan Keyes -- As we gather in our beloved America to observe the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, let us emulate our founders in their faithfulness to the truth – more…

'Savior' Moon and the Washington Times

by Les Kinsolving -- The fact that the founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, taught very unusual ideas did not stop the Christian Science Monitor from becoming – for a number more…

What, to the unborn, is the 4th of July?

by Hans Zeiger -- Left-wing Seattle radio talk host Erin Hart told her audience Thursday that the life and early death of 13-year-old poet Mattie Stepanek is evidence of the importance of more…

The Herod Doctrine

by Gordon Prather -- You remember how King Herod of Judea dealt with a suspected threat to his rule, don't you? According to Matthew, Magi – Persian priests – showed up in more…