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Romance, not rape

From the death-saturated month of March—Terry Schiavo and the pope 24/7—the media turned in April to the life cycle’s happier ritual of marriage....

Set to collapse

Low birth rates threatening our civilization as we know it DALLAS, Tex.—Political acquaintances ask whether I’ve exchanged my Conservative guru of some four decades,...

East of Egan

Last week, I gave a speech at Gonzaga University - a university I have written about on three separate occasions. After spending two...

Grits all an act

Conservatives should trigger vote despite Liberal scare tactics   Prime Minister Paul Martin’s feigned act of “moral responsibility” and “moral authority” doesn’t wash with me...

Remember when honour was important?

There was once an unspoken rule in public life that when trust is broken and a reputation sullied, the person in question should...

Vaccine Disease Protections Outweigh Side Effects

It’s quite unusual for me to write follow-up columns, but I had such an overwhelming response to my recent column regarding the disputed link...

Pope taught vital inner truths

The meaning of man, or what a human being represents in nature’s kingdom, was provided best by Shakespeare in his inimitable style. The...

It’s only funny until someone loses a pie

Liberals enjoy claiming that they are intellectuals, thrilled to engage in a battle of wits. This, they believe, distinguishes them from conservatives, who...

An anti-communist reading list

It seems like just yesterday that I was riding back from the Piggly Wiggly after grocery shopping with my mother. Of course, it...

Strom brewing

Tories need to choose wisely when they replace Ralph The spectres of Harry Strom and Don Getty should be haunting Premier Ralph Klein’s aging...

Stick around

This past weekend marked the second anniversary of the American presence in Baghdad.  If the fragile democratic bloom of an Arab spring is...

The Making Of A 9/11 Republican

Originally written February 24, 2005 As one of a handful of Bay Area conservative columnists, I’m no stranger to pushing buttons. Indeed, I welcome feedback...

A fearless man of light

Among all the extraordinarily remarkable qualities Karol Joseph Wojtyla possessed and displayed to the world as Pope John Paul II, the one that...

Friends forever

Relationship from John Paul II’s childhood helped bring religions together   GUADALAJARA, Mex.—This diverse nation of 100 million is 95% Roman Catholic and even on...

Global Warming Tax

Duke Energy, a leading U.S. electricity and gas utility, announced this week its support for a global warming tax — essentially a consumption tax...