Shakespeare and 'death with dignity'

by Jerry Newcombe -- Recent events have brought the debate on so-called "death with dignity" and assisted suicide into the spotlight again. And yet, the argument is not really a new one. more…

O's foreign policy: Cosmic stupidity

by Barry Farber -- In 1944, as the Soviets surged westward chasing the remnants of Germany's beaten army out of Russia and into Poland, the long-dreamed-of anti-Nazi teamwork shifted into high gear. more…

FDA's invisible victims

by Walter Williams -- The Food and Drug Administration can make two types of errors. It can approve a drug that has dangerous unanticipated side effects, or it can reject or delay more…

Teach students Americanism

by Nat Hentoff -- I've been reporting on educational developments for more than 65 years, but very seldom have I been as heartened by a discovery as in a September Cleveland Plain more…

A crumbling Constitution

by John Stossel -- Does the Constitution still matter? When it was written, Ben Franklin said the founders gave us a republic, "if you can keep it." Few people thought the republic more…

When relativism meets reality

by Dan Cummins -- A liberal fell off a 50-story building. As he whizzed by a 30th floor balcony he was heard saying, "So far, so good!" Relativism is a reassuring way more…

Military contempt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Mr. Farah, my feeling exactly ["Bringing the Ebola war home"]. We should not be sending our military treasure into those hot zones in Africa. Yes, I know it's more…

Doggone good!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Good morning, Mr. Farah! I just read your great columns about Copper, Bosco and Baxter, and I was really blessed by what you had to share about your more…

Farah's Dogdom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Joseph,
 it's so refreshing to read about your life with dogs. They're definitely a major part of your family life. I've only had one dog in my life, more…