More body-bag bait?

by David Hackworth -- The 81st Brigade is rated as a combat-ready fighting outfit. But when it came time for this federally activated Washington state National Guard unit to ship out to more…

Did King mean what they now say?

by Mychal Massie -- With the ever present cacophony of shrill orthopterans – who pervert Martin Luther King's call for the same unencumbered opportunity for blacks as for whites to one of more…

The USS Liberty revisited

by Les Kinsolving -- WASHINGTON – A State Department panel discussion of the 1967 case of the USS Liberty concluded Monday with several shouted protests by veterans of the intelligence ship. The more…

What 'full-time' means

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…

Hawkeye droppings: Cleanup time for Iowa

by Doug Powers -- Iowa's nickname of the "Hawkeye" state is thought to either have been first applied by a newspaper writer as a tribute to Chief Blackhawk, or some think it more…

Reflections on Martin Luther King

by Star Parker -- Men and women who have made a mark on history remain under endless scrutiny – and the writing and re-writing of their history. Were they good? Evil? Great? more…

I have a dream, too

by Joseph Farah -- I have a dream that America will return to its heritage of freedom. But before that dream is realized, we've got to stop miseducating kids at every turn. more…