Dec 05,2001

Tyranny on a Smaller Scale

All this talk of human cloning, genetic enhancements, and the like is threatening the uneasy partnership between the two major elements of conservatism. The libertarian strain, generally in support of...

Sep 08,2001

Fractured Fairytale

Readers will soon have an opportunity to revisit the talking beasts, mythical creatures, and strange realms of C.S. Lewis’s “The Chronicles of Narnia.” Publisher HarperCollins plans to issue a new...

Aug 01,2001

To Tell The Truth

The parents of missing intern Chandra Levy do not believe Congressman Gary Condit has revealed all he knows of her whereabouts. Until this week, police investigators were satisfied with Condit’s...

Jul 09,2001

Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Cogs of Cyber-War?

Americans were recently warned of a new fallout from the U.S.-China spy plane dispute. Chinese hackers apparently promised cyber-attacks on American web sites throughout the first week of May in...

Jul 05,2001

Pork and the GOP

Everyone believes that congressional pork-barrel spending and government waste are the same thing. Thus, every year when it releases its Congressional Pig Book chronicling the latest federal pork, Citizens Against...

Jul 04,2001

The War on Fat

Kenneth Cooper, the godfather of “aerobics” and the frontrunner to become the next Surgeon General, has pitched to the Bush administration the idea of a $1,000 tax deduction for “staying...