First, the dogs and cats die ...

by Barbara Simpson -- China has a lot of dogs and while many Chinese have them as pets, in general, the animals aren't regarded with the same affection we have for ours. more…

The FBI's scarlet letters

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…

The way the world doesn't work

by Joseph Farah -- My late friend Jude Wanniski wrote a great, best-selling book many years ago titled "The Way the World Works." But it seems to me the elite internationalists are more…

Coddling pedophiles and child killers

by Craig R. Smith -- How many more laws will be named for kidnapped, tortured, and/or sexually abused children in America before we as a society say, ''no more?'' Will it take more more…

Gen. Pace deserves the boot

by Ellen Ratner -- Donald Rumsfeld left the Pentagon and so far no one has been very sad about it. The new Defense Secretary Robert Gates has been showing that leadership doesn't more…

Who really owns beachfront property?

by Henry Lamb -- Few places in the world offer a more spectacular view than the Gulf of Mexico, seen from the top floor of a beachfront condominium in Naples, Fla. That's more…

Is Islam compatible with a republic?

by Ellis Washington -- "Dr. Franklin, what have you given us?" "Madam, we have given you a Republic, if you can keep it!" – Benjamin Franklin (1787) Since 9-11, the societal and more…

A Conservative majority in Ottawa?

by Ted Byfield -- Demonstrating a brutal political shrewdness that two scant years ago few in Canadian politics suspected he possessed, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper has put himself in a position more…