Homosexual debutantes

by Ellen Makkai -- No more coming-out parties, please. By that, I don't mean galas where blue bloods introduce their children to other social swells – where tuxedos, corsages and curtsies rule more…

To drill, or not to drill

by Henry Lamb -- The U.S. Senate is poised to decide whether or not to drill for oil under the Arctic Natural Wildlife Refuge. The House of Representatives has already said yes, more…

Saddam's 1st shot

by Eric Hogue -- The first shot of the second phase of America's war on terrorism has been fired, but not by the United States military. The first battle of "Phase 2" more…

Bush's waffle on terrorism

by David Limbaugh -- I listened to President Bush's latest Mideast speech with the faint hope that he would finally articulate a reversal of his depressing double standard toward Israel. The first more…

WWIII: What would you do?

by Ellen Ratner -- I've been cruising Internet chat rooms lately, and I'm amazed what some Americans are advising Bush to do on foreign policy. On Arafat: "Nuke 'em," "Give 'em two more…

Time for the stick, not the carrot

by David Dolan -- At this writing, it has been over four days since Israel was forced to endure a major suicide terrorist atrocity deliberately aimed at innocent civilians. Still the funerals more…

Paying for hate

by Jon Dougherty -- Last week a "black activist" filed suit against a number of top U.S. companies in what Reuters said "may be the harbinger of further legal moves in the more…

The prisoner of Sharon

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- If President Bush is visibly agonizing over this Mideast crisis, who can blame him? For the president is facing a painful and stark choice – between doing what more…

Israel and end-times fiction

by Joel Miller -- Bartenders in the Mideast are famous for their vibrant cocktails, mixing equal parts religious fervor, political ambition and ethnic hatred – along with a dash of gunpowder for more…