Gun control and statist clichés

by Elizabeth Farah -- A statist is someone who believes in statism. Statism is the ideology or belief that the state is sort of, kind of, well, God. The state or government more…

Beyond prayer, part I

by Craige McMillan -- "Life is tough -- pray hard," is a common admonition today. Pity that for most of us it stops there, as if God were some Cosmic Nanny, dispensing more…

Patriots' legacy

by Tanya K. Metaksa -- Well, here comes the second long weekend of the summer. After all, summer begins with a three-day weekend, a weekend in which we celebrate Memorial Day. Memorial Day more…

The imbalance of power

by J.R. Nyquist -- The United States has tremendous military power. But this power has been compromised in recent years. In 1985, under President Reagan, the United States Army had 27 divisions. more…

Wag the dog revisited

by Joseph Farah -- Maybe it seems like old news not worth revisiting. But the more I see Bill Clinton congratulating himself over his "military victory" in Kosovo, the more it reminds more…

Taxes are a moral issue

by Jon Dougherty -- If morality is back in vogue, as many suggest it finally is, then the first thing Americans ought to do is demand that their representatives in all levels more…

The soccer mom

by Maralyn Lois Polak -- She was a soccer mom, Sarah Jane Olson was, and a doctor's wife, living in an ivy-covered house in the suburbs with their three young daughters in the more…

Freedom and federalism

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- Diversity is the catchword of our times. To favor it is to be on the side of the angels. But take notice: the diversity mavens have no use more…

What makes a conservative?

by Linda Bowles -- The political season is under way, and the fun and games have begun. Those who follow politics as a hobby or as a bad habit will soon be more…

The desecration of the Constitution, part 2

by Joseph Farah -- I'm worried. Since I wrote last week's column opposing a congressional amendment to the Constitution outlawing burning the flag, I've been accused of everything from being a pinko more…