Punch-drunk Boxer vs. reality

by Doug Powers -- Some have dubbed it "The Boxer Rebellion," but it isn't really a rebellion as much as a minor uprising involving people who attempt to attack while holding their more…

Declare victory and go home

by Ellen Ratner -- I have been on record as being against the war in Iraq from the beginning. I do not know one person – Red State, Blue State, Democrat, Republican, more…

Appeals court gets 1 right on Commandments

by Jerry Falwell -- Regular readers of this column know that there is an odious battle going on in our nation against the Ten Commandments and the public expression of religious faith more…

Presidential pearls
before swine

by Gordon Prather -- Mohamed ElBaradei will serve a third term as director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Since abject failure appears to be a criterion for being awarded the more…

Gov. Bill Richardson's
heartless mistake

by Les Kinsolving -- SAN FRANCISCO – My question to the governor of New Mexico evoked his broad and appealing smile: "There is widespread discussion of your being part of the 2008 more…

Let Kofi spin in the wind!

by Henry Lamb -- Calls for Kofi Annan to resign his post as secretary-general of the United Nations continue to grow. The oil-for-food scandal expands with each new disclosure, and the once-secret more…

End the charade,
Michael Schiavo

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Throughout his decade-long crusade to condemn Terri Schiavo to a gruesome starvation death, Michael Schiavo has habitually hinged his case on three words: "persistent vegetative state." He has more…

The feds' unconstitutional generosity

by Kyle Williams -- The television brings us images of all kinds of evil. Rape. Murder. Theft. Corruption. Death. We see terrorism, battles in the Mideast, dishonest government and endless stories of more…

We torture prisoners, don't we?

by Bill Press -- Go figure. Since his re-election, President Bush has given the Presidential Medal of Honor to George Tenet, who ignored all the warnings about Sept. 11. He nominated Bernard more…

What the tide washed up

by Burt Prelutsky -- For openers, I don't like words that start out with silent letters, so I refuse to call it a tsunami. To me, it's a tidal wave. Frankly, as more…