A knuckle sandwich for America?

by J.R. Nyquist -- Get ready for a knuckle sandwich. Vladimir Putin is bringing together the old Soviet bloc into "one clenched fist." Together with China and India and Cuba and North more…

Deconstructionist history

by Joseph Farah -- As any mass media consumer knows, the current crisis in Israel began when Knesset member Ariel Sharon visited the Temple Mount. Right? Wrong. It's time to revisit the more…

Flag-flap vindication

by Geoff Metcalf -- For those of us who attempt to dig up news and information that is ignored, abandoned or specifically unreported, it is important to be objective, persistent, prepared to more…

Dissecting Dubya and Gore's speeches

by Barbara Simpson -- I don't know about you, but on Wednesday night, I heard and saw two long-awaited speeches on television. The country, if not the world was waiting for those more…

Mr. Bush, Consider Roscoe Bartlett

by Jane Chastain -- George W. Bush will be our 43rd president, having squeaked by on the thinnest of margins: a handful of undimpled votes in the state of Florida, two votes more…

Breathing a sigh of relief?

by Jerry Falwell -- Conservatives across the nation breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday night as President-elect George W. Bush, following five weeks of an extraordinary political battle, addressed the more…

Portrait of a vanished people

by Cynthia Grenier -- Do you know Joseph Roth the novelist? No relation to Philip, but a far superior writer by my lights, at least. Born in Galicia in 1894, in the more…

Clinton's legacy: Terrorism?

by Gordon Prather -- Perhaps it bothered you more than somewhat that, after the CIA gave Gov. George W. Bush several days of briefings on the world situation last week, he felt more…

Do women really want this?

by Richard Grenier -- In the 1920s Sigmund Freud wrote a hugely influential essay called "What Women Want." To avoid confusion, I should make clear at the start that the new romantic more…

Taking America into the next century

by Alan Keyes -- One possible advantage of all this frenzied attention to the presidential election is that it reminded us, in a backward way, of the difference between elections and our more…