|Now that the 2000 and 2002 elections have passed, and the 2004 presidential election campaign is officially underway, it is abundantly clear that nothing has changed.
THE BELTWAY SNIPERS
|People, including viewers of the popular television series like "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, " should understand that forensic science is often vital to, but not the cure-all for criminal investigations.
|It is quite apparent that anti-war activists, posturing politicians and the media have decided against taking action against Iraq to disarm and remove Saddam Hussein's regime.
WAR ON THE INITIATIVE (War against democracy)
|Our politicians like to praise democracy, but this year more than a few are trying to subvert it. They've helped promote ballot measures next week that would make it harder for citizen-sponsored initiatives to get onto future ballots.
|During the Clinton administration, which of these deserving nations became the largest recipient of U.S. foreign aid in the Asia-Pacific region?
From DANE WATERS
|"I get calls from reporters almost daily asking me about what's on the November ballot as well as what I consider the "hot and interesting" issues. What I almost always tell them is that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder."
Liberal Democracy vs. Transnational Progressivism
|October 26, 2001
In an article in the Wall Street Journal, on October 5, 2001, Francis Fukuyama declared that his "end of history" thesis remains valid...
|December 20, 2001
An Iraqi defector who described himself as a civil engineer said he personally worked on renovations of secret facilities for biological, chemical and nuclear weapons in underground wells, private villas and under the Saddam Hussein Hospital in Baghdad as recently as a year ago.
|WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 - More than a decade after Saddam Hussein agreed to give up weapons of mass destruction, Iraq has stepped up its quest for nuclear weapons and has embarked on a worldwide hunt for materials to make an atomic bomb, Bush administration officials said today.
Are Politics at Play in Michigan?
|Two days ago, the Michigan State Board of Canvassers denied ballot access to two initiatives that had collected the required number of signatures to be placed on the ballot.
Democracy In America
|How stable, one may wonder, is the United States?
|Now that the federal government has cracked down on corporate financial mischief, it should turn attention to its own accounts.
|It is understandable why there are many who believe members of Congress should not be required to take lie detector tests regarding national security leaks to the press simply because lying, cheating,
|WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 - With a pierced tongue, a goatee and previous employment as the owner of a record store and label called Seven Dead Arson, the young man is not a typical buttoned-down Washington lobbyist. But Joshua Hastert, 27, does have something increasingly common in lobbying circles - family ties to a Congressional leader.
|The mystery surrounding Internal Revenue Service tax audits against critics of President Bill Clinton during his administration has been cracked. A smoking gun has just been released by the IRS.
|Where is all the selfishness, greed and lack of morals coming from? It's simple. Aggressive social and economic elements of the Me Generation, which includes those who grew up to be the corporate and political extremists of today.
| LINDH'S PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE
John Walker Lindh is certainly paying a heavy price for committing foolish, misguided crimes against his country.
|I am outraged at the selfish interests of corporate greed and Wall Street incompetence that caused innocent people to lose nearly all of their investments, not to mention the crushing losses to their pension funds.
|In this age of "in-your-face" confrontational politics, bitterly-debated issues, infinite corporate corruption and media-driven chaos, it is painfully clear that American society is turning into little more than a conglomerate of fractured cultures and shallow factions.
|Enron and WorldCom executives are petty crooks compared to hypocritical state governments (like New York and California)
|Paul Farhi's article on the values and virtues of female whistle-blowers is little more than piling on to what has become the tedious male-bashing mantra of the feminist movement in the bitter tradition of Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinhem.
|Whistle-blowers, the lot of them. All three women took extraordinary personal risks to warn about misfeasance, incompetence and dysfunction within their organizations. Latter-day Cassandras, you might say.
|Most who are playing political blame games over the flood of corporate fraud and Wall Street corruption have no moral ground to stand on, simply because it was all but lost by the social erosion of the "me generation."
|Washington, D.C.-Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its most important educational decision since Brown v. Board of Education, upholding the constitutionality of Cleveland's school choice program.
|Heartfelt thanks is in order to those at the Institute for Justice who worked so diligently to bring the Cleveland school voucher case to the Supreme Court and then to win it.
|U.S. Forest Service worker Terry Barton's blatantly destructive actions should serve as yet another wake-up call to America's cultural decline into a superficial society of "victimology," selfish interests and extremes.
|Recently, the editorial page editor of my local California newspaper rightly advocated an opinion that, ..."school vouchers are not only a good idea, but could be the saving of America's educational system."
|Americans are not losing their minds, but they are afraid of using their minds. They are afraid to exercise judgment -- afraid of being sued.
|It is sad to see that it took the horrific September 11, 2001 attack on America to focus real attention, a sense of urgency and long overdue demands for overhauling the "homeland" security of the United States.
|The national swell of doubt and hostility toward the current FBI administration for mishandling pre-9/11 potential terrorist investigations and, for that matter, toward the Department of Justice, is misdirected.
|The horrific attack on America happened less than 9 months ago, and as we honor those who lost their lives in war to keep us free on this Memorial Day weekend
|Published in the Daily Press - May 23, 2002
Though Bill Clinton defenders are simply victims of political hucksters, indoctrination by the education establishment and over-exposure to biased news media, they certainly have the right to express their views.
|The barrage of media-driven political attacks against President Bush for failing to disclose pre-9/11 hijack warnings should serve as a national security indictment of the relentless two-party political adversary system,
|It was simply unconscionable for the Junior Senator form New York to audaciously stand up in the Senate and lie about not being one of the "second-guessers" when her answer-seeking pursuits are focused more on seeking the presidency than representing her constituents.
Back to Direct Democracy Center