THE WRONG WAY TO DEFEND AMERICA

by David Hackworth -- In case you've forgotten, the bottom line as to why we have a standing military force will always come down to our soldiers' ability to put a slug more…

Hollywood ratings game

by Joseph Farah -- When you ask Hollywood executives why the overwhelming number of new films are R-rated and loaded with gratuitous sex, profanity and obscenity, the answer is usually that the more…

Gibson's preacher tells no lies

by Chuck Baldwin -- There is plenty for liberals to rail against in Mel Gibson's new movie, "The Patriot," including youngsters taking up arms to defend their family, black people performing plantation more…

Tripping over words

by Geoff Metcalf -- Jeff Jacoby, the brilliant conservative columnist for the Boston Globe was recently pilloried by Globe executives for having used (and corrected) public domain historical observations about the fate more…

Things fall apart

by J.R. Nyquist -- In his poem, "The Second Coming," William Butler Yeats describes the circumstances surrounding the arrival of the Antichrist. He writes of a blood-dimmed tide which drowns the "ceremony more…

Investigating the old media

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- As I approached the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Court House steps Thursday, I was taken aback by the gaggle of network TV cameras staked out more…

Clinton and Vietnam

by Jon Dougherty -- Perhaps it is a fitting end to an era of animosity between the U.S. and Vietnam for President Bill Clinton to oversee the "improvement in trade and other more…

The boys on the tracks

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- One August 1987 morning after Linda Ives gave her 17-year-old son Kevin permission to spend the night with his best friend Don Henry, sheriff's deputies tell her the more…

You've got lots of mail!

by Judy Lowe -- Today we look at how to effortlessly check multiple e-mail accounts, follow the action in the Tour de France, discover the best breakfasts in L.A. and the most more…

The blame game

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Criminal regimes and terrorist cabals in this century have pioneered and perfected a neat and effective form of morally warped political judo, which might be called the blame more…