Missile defense ribbon-cutting

by Inside the Ring -- The Pentagon will soon send out its formal request for proposals, known as RFPs, to contractors for work to begin on the first component of the U.S. national more…

Me and my family of man

by -NO AUTHOR- -- It is a rainy Thursday morning in Manchester, England. I am hoping for some mail to cheer me up. The letterbox goes CLUNK (I have a large letterbox) more…

Why we cannot keep secrets

by J.R. Nyquist -- Energy Secretary Bill Richardson says he is unhappy about recent security lapses at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. In fact, he is "outraged." After all, he and others more…

The ghoul in your tank

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Welcome to June 2000, the month in which new federal gasoline regulations have come into effect for a third of the country. The mandate that some cities sell more…

Why are conservatives so intolerant?

by Craige McMillan -- "To be able to discern that what is true is true, and that what is false is false; this is the mark and character of intelligence." --Emanuel Swedenborg more…

Media Mr. Magoos blind to Clinton pattern

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- "The incident at Los Alamos is just the latest in a series of security problems that have plagued the government recently," the New York Times reported. more…

Gore and the iced tea ploy

by Richard Grenier -- In the cloud of euphoria that accompanied Bill Clinton to the White House seven years ago, he made a high-minded prediction about the extreme ethical nature soon to more…

The law of unintended consequences

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- Americans have a love/hate relationship with inanimate objects, especially computers. In the early days the computer company everyone loved to hate was IBM, also known as Big Blue. more…

The tragedy of love American-style

by Joseph Farah -- "Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge." -- Hebrews 13:4 Romance and marriage are out while casual sex and more…