Playing with the economy

by Ralph Reiland -- SEA ISLE, N.J. – As one season folds into another at the beach, the news is good and bad. On the upside, the renters and kids are gone, more…

Tempest in a Texas-sized teapot

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- Sen. Phil Gramm of Texas can stir the pot. The 59-year-old former economics professor and one-time presidential candidate did it for more than two decades in Congress, fighting more…

Sacrificing our children

by Chuck Baldwin -- It was widely reported this week that the upcoming fall lineup of network television programming is going to be the raunchiest, vilest, most vulgar yet. According to the more…

Eat or be eaten

by Ralph Reiland -- "Were we directed from Washington when to sow, and when to reap, we should soon want bread." That was Thomas Jefferson's warning about the downside of centralized planning. more…

You can't think that way!

by Jerry Falwell -- If the American Civil Liberties Union gets its way, the state of Virginia will be required to halt its moment-of-silence law because kids just might be praying. And more…

A healing catharsis

by Richard Grenier -- Jonathan Franzen right now must feel he's king of the world as novelists go. His publisher, Jonathan Galassi – editor and current head of the distinguished house of more…

One for all, and all for a lousy movie

by Cynthia Grenier -- Alexandre Dumas' rip-roaring adventure novel, "The Three Musketeers," a bestseller since its original publication in 1844, has been turned into a movie time and again since the days more…

Moving forward in faith

by Alan Keyes -- This week a California state appeals court unanimously ruled that California's constitutional ban on racial preferences in government hiring, contracting and education means what it says. Accordingly, in more…

Improving SAT scores at Lake Wobegon

by Gordon Prather -- To hear the eco-wackos tell it, most of mankind's ills – all the way from global warming to declining SAT scores – result from mankind's burning of coal. more…

Walk away from U.N. now, while we still can

by Henry Lamb -- The United States walked away from the United Nations Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa last week, which, along with the U.S. rejection of the Kyoto Protocol, more…