Daydreams during a flight delay

by Joseph Farah -- NEW YORK -- I'm sitting on the runway of a major international airport waiting to take off. It's raining, thundering and lightning outside. We're already 90 minutes late. more…

For code-crackers and cipher-lovers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An irresistible bit of arcana here: Lev Grossman's "When Words Fail: The Struggle to Decipher the World's Most Difficult Book," in the April issue of Lingua Franca, tells more…

Blind man's bluff

by Geoff Metcalf -- Since our Commander-in-Grief has plunged his fist into the Balkan tar baby, there is a segment of the public that has been saying, "We have to support the more…

Where has all the wisdom gone?

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- It is disheartening these days to watch all of those CFR types on the Ted Koppel show calling for an all-out land war against the Serbs in order more…

Last-minute tax help

by Judy Lowe -- Three More Days. Next year, you promise yourself, I'll start working on my taxes earlier. But that's next year and this is now -- and the filing deadline more…

Americans must be crazy

by Joseph Farah -- No matter how you slice it, the critical judgment of Americans is severely impaired. I have been watching the polls like everyone else since the start of the more…

Military readiness

by Jane Chastain -- What is Mr. Clinton's NATO attack against Yugoslavia doing to the people of that country and what is it doing to the people of Kosovo? More importantly, what more…

We get letters ...

by Stuart Goldman -- As those of you who've been reading this column are no doubt well aware, I am bombarded weekly by a veritable slew of e-mails. So many, that I've more…

Tom Sawyer and the compassion trap

by David Limbaugh -- Republicans are so adept at self-destruction that they are about to convert one of Bill Clinton's worst policy debacles into a political net loss for themselves. Clinton's NATO more…

What is NATO's real goal?

by John N. Doggett -- When NATO started its dirty little war in Yugoslavia, its leaders told us that they had to bomb Serbs for humanitarian reasons. After all, if they didn't kill more…