I've long believed that America learned the wrong lessons from its Vietnam experience, which is why I was gratified to hear about a new award-winning documentary that might help set the record straight. Sadly, it appears, the History Channel doesn't share my view.
On Aug. 27, the Congressional Budget Office will release its mid-session budget review. Undoubtedly, it will show severe deterioration in the deficit since its January report. This will certainly lead to further calls by Democrats to rescind last year's tax cut.
On a break from lachrymose accounts of Palestinian women weeping for their children, the New York Times has been trying to induce hysteria over the shocking Bush policy of deploying American troops in order to protect American interests.
Under the category of "No Big Surprise," a study found that about half of young Wisconsin girls who filled out questionnaires at Planned Parenthood said they'd stop going to Planned Parenthood if there were a law requiring their parents to be notified.
Not since William Randolph Hearst famously cabled his correspondent in Cuba, ``You furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war,'' has a newspaper so blatantly devoted its front pages to editorializing about a coming American war as has Howell Raines' New York Times.
In 1959 the Dow reached 679, Fidel Castro captured Havana, Marshall Matt Dillon was in Dodge City, on television's ``Gunsmoke,'' and Hawaii, then in just its first year of statehood, did something it has not done since: it elected a Republican governor.