The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Patrick Leahy, recently said: "To contend that [Miguel] Estrada, a young attorney with no judicial experience, is the only Hispanic who could be a nominee to a potential vacancy on the Supreme Court does a disservice to the many outstanding Hispanic judges serving in our federal and state courts."
The death of Peter Bauer cannot pass unmarked. He was one of those people to whom we all owe a great debt, whether we realize it or not.
Although e-mailing a Mother's Day card to the woman who brought you into this world, and cared and sacrificed for you sounds impersonal, that is the way many kids will express their affection for Mom in this day and age of Al Gore's Internet.
With a suicide bombing targeting Israeli innocents at the exact moment Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was discussing upcoming peace talks with President George W. Bush, the myth that suicide bombings are random, spontaneous acts should be laid bare.
Just as Watergate brought all the Nixon-haters out of their holes to get in on the kill, the pedophile-priest scandal has lured from their dens the whole grinning jackal pack that relishes any opening to sink its teeth into the Catholic Church.
Wars usually end with both sides sitting down at a table and signing a peace agreement.