Tax cuts, budgets and triggers

by Jane Chastain -- Let's set the record straight. The tax cut President George W. Bush is proposing is puny when you compare it to the amount of surplus money coming into more…

The 'spontaneous' Arab uprising

by Joseph Farah -- Well, it turns out Ariel Sharon didn't exactly provoke the latest Palestinian uprising with his trip to the Temple Mount, after all. That, of course, was the excuse more…

Hate-crime laws make hate worse

by Jon Dougherty -- On March 6, WorldNetDaily published a story based on FBI data that showed blacks were one-and-a-half times more likely than whites to commit hate crimes. That story was more…

Russia signals its intentions

by J.R. Nyquist -- For many decades the West understood the military threat from Russia, but underestimated the political and economic threat. Today we can see that every dimension of threat is more…

Post Office snow job

by Barbara Simpson -- Remember the motto of the United States Post Office -- to the effect that neither snow nor sleet would stop delivery of the mail? I believed it once. more…

Freaking out

by Jerry Falwell -- For quite some time now, CNN, the cable news network founded by Ted Turner, has witnessed a startling ratings plummet. At the same time, the FOX News Network more…

How to eliminate poverty and retire rich

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- There is much talk these days about Social Security, how to save it, how to reform it, how to partially privatize it. I have a better idea -- more…

Standing in the middle of the road

by Henry Lamb -- Tension is rising in the Bush White House: Meet America’s energy needs, or meet Kyoto targets? The two goals are mutually exclusive. The United States cannot meet its more…

Going down and dirty in high fashion

by Cynthia Grenier -- With each spring comes the annual Fall collections of haute couture presented with great fanfare, above all in Paris, home of high fashion. Designers show their wares in more…

Is 15 Minutes of fame enough?

by Richard Grenier -- I've been wondering for days now why film critics have decided with unusual uniformity to hate Robert de Niro's new movie, "15 Minutes" so intensely. De Niro, with more…