Victory? What victory?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The mountains of Tora Bora remind me of giant anthills. On the surface, arid soil. Underneath, a maze of tunnels, in which al-Qaida fighters scurry around more…

What if Christmas never came?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Standing on a snow-covered iron bridge in the Christmas film classic, "It's A Wonderful Life," George Bailey cries out in desperation, "I want to live! I want to more…

Beyond the veil

by Ellen Ratner -- Nobody knows what the next stop will be on the president's Anti-Terrorism Express. There's certainly no shortage of candidates: Iraq, Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, Syria, Lebanon or Iran – more…

Christians in the closet

by John N. Doggett -- When President and Mrs. Bush designed their official Christmas card, they included one of their favorite verses from the Bible. Thy face, Lord, do I seek: I believe more…

The abolition of Christmas

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- When I was a boy, Kensington was a village half an hour north of Chevy Chase Circle where, inside an ice-cold armory, Catholic kids practiced basketball. Montgomery County more…

Further assaults on Christianity

by David Limbaugh -- The cultural assault against Christianity continues in America. As our society bends over backward to assure Islam that it is a glorified and peaceful religion, the least it more…

After the drug war, part 1

by Joel Miller -- The perennial question aimed at those of us who want drugs legalized (besides this rhetorical wonder: "You just want to smoke pot, right?") is "What then? What do more…

'Happy Holiday' hypocrisy

by Craige McMillan -- One of the collateral casualties of the war on terrorism seems to be the traditional battles over Christmas nativity scenes. These are normally launched by the American Civil more…

Defining 'terrorism'

by Thomas Jipping -- "'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.' 'The more…

Life's fundamentals

by Gary Aldrich -- I recently spent the day with one of the founders of a group opposed to gun control, the "Second Amendment Sisters," or SAS. You may recall that last more…