Deadly echoes of antiquity

by Vox Day -- The Spanish authorities are not the only ones hoping the 10 bombs that killed an estimated 192 people in Madrid on Thursday were set by ETA, the Basque more…

Flying down the slippery slope

by Barbara Simpson -- Dang that slippery slope! You take the first few steps and everything seems OK. Then suddenly, you're flying down with no brakes. Baby, we're flying! And we're heading more…

Defining Kerry downward

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Will George W. Bush share the fate of his father and be turned out of office 18 months after having won a military triumph that vaulted him to more…

Doomed demagogue

by Ellen Ratner -- George Bush ran in 2000 as the Compassionate Conservative. His simple, hometown, earthy, plain-speaking message was a sharp contrast to Al Gore's smarty-pants polish. Roughly half of America more…

Veep-ing with the enemy?

by Doug Powers -- John Kerry's choice of a vice presidential candidate could be a "make or break" for his campaign. Kerry knows he needs somebody more to his political right, which more…

'Conscience of the Legislature'

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…

Homeschoolers: Political force of the future

by Kyle Williams -- The judiciary continues to work outside its intended boundaries. The legislature continues to ignore its boundaries, and many of its members do anything for power. The executive, too, more…

Mad scientists of the
academic elite

by Kelly Hollowell -- Last week, the director of the University of California, Los Angeles Willed-Body Program was arrested for allegedly stealing body parts from the medical school. "Mr. Creepy Dude" says more…

Is water really required for life on Mars?

by Gordon Prather -- Well, the NASA roving robots haven't found any canals on Mars, but they have apparently found dry lake beds. Some NASA-funded scientists are ecstatic about that, since they more…

End of Roe lies in a test tube

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A report in this week's Lancet says that ovarian tissue previously frozen was thawed and placed just under the skin in a woman's abdomen. It then grew. Next, more…