Terrorism: An economic endgame

by Craig R. Smith -- "The world will know the war on terror is over when terrorism goes the way of piracy and slavery – it will become so socially unacceptable, terrorists will more…

'Shall I compare thee to a summer's gulag?'

by Doug Powers -- Shall I compare thee to a summer's gulag? Thou art more cruel and less temperate: Rough interrogations, herded by cattle dog, And summer's leash, we'll remember it: Sometime more…

The Summer of Discontent

by Ellen Ratner -- No matter how you measure it or who does the measuring, the majority of Americans believe that President Bush is doing a lousy job. Our president now has more…

Do the math

by Michael Ackley -- Editor's note: Michael Ackley's columns may include satire and parody based on current events, and thus mix fact with fiction. He assumes informed readers will be able to more…

Sun Tzu and the Art of Chicanery

by Vox Day -- Business books usually sell very well, usually because they represent the near-perfect harmony of buyer's greed and seller's greed. There's nothing wrong with this in a capitalist society, more…

2 fathers named Michael

by Barbara Simpson -- What do you think would happen if your dad made a habit of sleeping with other people's little boys? How about if your dad never married your mother more…

Could democracy emerge north of border?

by Ted Byfield -- When the framers of Canada's constitution, which was in fact an act of the British Parliament, met back in the 1860s to decide how the country would be more…

On GOP spokesmen and the porn star

by Les Kinsolving -- On June 1 at the daily White House news briefing: "Les , that's another one I'm just not going to get into dignifying." Presidential Press Secretary Scott McClellan more…

'Fixing' intelligence

by Gordon Prather -- By now, all members of the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction ought to have fallen on their swords. Why? more…

Durbin's concern stops at abortion clinic door

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In 2003, when the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to ban the barbaric "procedure" known as partial-birth abortion, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., voted "nay." Earlier, Durbin had tried to more…