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Not so Secret Service

Not so Secret Service

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Issues | In the 1962 Howard Lindsay-Russel Crouse-Irving Berlin Broadway musical Mr. President , one of the songs in the production is titled "The Secret Service," which…

Can this relationship be saved?

Can this relationship be saved?

By Janie B. Cheaney
Posted

Issues | A long-standing feature in The Ladies' Home Journal concerns a warring couple who have taken their problems to a marriage counselor. First he says, then she says…

Death by mobile phone

Death by mobile phone

By Scott Lamb
Posted

Issues | The local news reported 11 dead in a crash on I-65, about 70 miles south of Louisville, Ky. Early news reports indicated that an 18-wheeler smashed into a…

Losing hope in Obama

Losing hope in Obama

By Anthony Bradley
Posted

Issues | The Barack Obama fan club is dwindling. For example, Princeton University religion professor Cornel West and journalist Tavis Smiley are launching a…

Reaching out to gay youth

Reaching out to gay youth

By Marcia Segelstein
Posted

Issues | Dan Savage, syndicated sex columnist and gay activist, along with his partner, Terry Miller, have started a project called "It Gets Better." Here's the…

Dumbing down police recruitment exams

Dumbing down police recruitment exams

By Marcia Segelstein
Posted

Issues | The U.S. Department of Justice ordered the Dayton, Ohio, Police Department to lower testing standards on its recruitment exam. Why? Because not enough blacks…

Fish on Fridays and 'Meatless Mondays'

Fish on Fridays and 'Meatless Mondays'

By Marcia Segelstein
Posted

Issues | A controversy erupted recently in the dining halls of Bowdoin College in Maine when a campus-wide, mandatory "Meatless Monday" was declared. According to the…

Facing the crisis of our times

Facing the crisis of our times

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Issues | Two years into a presidency, people in the opposing party generally start looking around for his opponent. But whom they choose depends on what they think our…

Pedophilia as a 'sexual orientation'?

By Marcia Segelstein
Posted

Issues | Pedophilia is another "sexual orientation," comparable to heterosexuality or homosexuality, according to expert testimony recently presented to the Canadian…

A price on our heads

A price on our heads

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Issues | Back in the American Wild West, federal and state governments often put a price on the heads of infamous outlaws like Billy the Kid, Jesse James, Sam Bass,

Charity and entitlement

Charity and entitlement

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Issues | State budgets are facing staggering deficits-New York, $9 billion; Illinois, $15 billion; California, $25 billion-and national insolvency is visible on the…

Don't mess with texting

Don't mess with texting

By D.C. Innes
Posted

Issues | The California state ban on texting while driving has been in force now for two years. The behavior in question is the absolutely bone-headed practice of…

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