Feb 05,2002

A Choice Too Far

The current debate over how our government should respond to the threat of terrorism is focused on the tradeoffs between security and liberty. This debate assumes that the government is...

Feb 04,2002

To Hell with the Economy, I Want My Money

I was standing in the Capitol hallway, tape recorder in hand, and Manhattan’s liberal Democratic Congressman Jerrold Nadler told me, “If you want to stimulate the economy and get the...

Feb 03,2002

A Lot To ANSWER For In Manhattan

A group calling itself ANSWER (Act Now To Stop War & End Racism) met at a Unitarian Universalist church in Midtown Manhattan early this month as part of the broad-based...

Dec 05,2001

Band of Brothers: The Good Fight

To honor military conquest, the Romans held games, organized ceremonial processions, and built triumphal arches. Today, we have films. To be sure, memorials crowd our capital. As important as these...

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...