Having dragged a group of Manhattan elites back from the Hamptons last week to attend a fund-raiser at a tony Chelsea night club, Al Gore criticized the Bush administration for "working on behalf of the powerful, and letting the people of this country get the short end of the stick."
The California state Senate passed a bill earlier this year telling schools to teach "compassion and respect for both humans and animals," and add the "promotion of compassion and respect for both humans and animals" to science, history and social science books.
If there was ever any doubt about the intentions of the murderous machine known as Hamas, a comment by one of its leaders following Wednesday's cafeteria bombing at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in which at least seven people were killed and dozens injured, should dispel any lingering illusions.
If you had any doubt as to whether President Bush was right to reject U.S. participation in the United Nations International Criminal Court, check out former Yugoslavian President Slobodan Milosevic's U.N.-sponsored war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
In 1973, during the Arab embargo on oil exports that followed the Yom Kippur War between Israel and Egypt, many Americans had to deal with embargo-induced hour-long lines at gas stations, gas rationing, and various setbacks to the economy.
Now that we have all breathed a sigh of relief at the rescue of the miners trapped underground in Somerset, Pa., perhaps we might reconsider some of the things that send men down into such hazardous places to get us the fuel to power our economy.
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court early this summer gave school choice a green light, anti-choicers have asserted that vouchers are chancy because they've only been tested on a small scale so far. Canadians know that's not true