Stalking And Killing For Sport
Millions of Americans think it sporting to chase,
maim and kill innocent animals.
Clint Wasn't Always Politically Inept
Once upon a time Clint Eastwood did
have political smarts.
The Governor And The Condemned Man
It's fifty years now since worldwide attention was focused on the dramatic attempts to free a California convict, Caryl Chessman,
A Czech Miracle
It's a time for celebration in Prague - a time to recall the movement that ended Soviet rule in Eastern and Central Europe.
A Warm Day in Berlin
The Berlin Wall has been down for many years, but I and many others still remember it -- all too well.
Radio Noise That Mattered
Commercial radio responded in rare fashion to the devastating Northern California earthquake of 1989.
Hearst: Six Down, One To Go
seems imminent for the 144-year-old San Francisco Chronicle.
Less God-Talk, Please
Society's believers should quit pushing their religious views on non-believers.
If Asked, Don't Tell
time we began taking the right of the secret ballot seriously.
Pollsters & Pundits: "Complete Freakin' Imbeciles"
The media invariably claim
it's someone else's fault when their pre-election predictions go wrong. Don't you believe it.
The fawning worship of Princess Diana has intensified in this tenth year since her death.
A Howl for Literary Freedom
It's the anniversary of one of the most important events in free speech history.
It Takes Courage To Say "No" To God
Congressman Pete Stark is a very rare politician. He, by God, is an admitted atheist.
Dollars We Don't Need
Yes, another useless $1 coin is coming soon.
The Dangers of Absentee Voting
The rapid spread of absentee voting is raising serious threats of election fraud.
How I Helped Found the United Nations
I'm sure the UN could not have come into being without my help.
Deadeye Dick's Forgotten Victims
Although it's been several months since Vice President Cheney's infamous quail hunt, we've still not heard a single word of
sympathy for his real victims.
John O'Connell Was in it for Us
Few politicians have done more to help ordinary people.
An End to Capital Punishment?
Thanks to two California doctors, the barbaric death penalty could finally be abolished.
Twenty-First Century Injustice
You need look no further than the execution of Stanley Tookie Williams to realize the futility - and barbarity - of capital
The New Cold Warriors
The shameless anti-communism of the 1950s has not disappeared.
Why Not Us?
When disaster struck, we were inexplicably spared.
He Practiced What Others Preach
Few reporters have been as skilled and dedicated as George Dusheck.
Prince Charles Belongs on a Bicycle
It's time for Britain's Royal Family to find another line of work.
A Pope, Yes. A Saint, No.
It's time for an honest and genuine assessment of Pope John Paul II.
No Child Left Unrecruited
The No Child Left Behind Act is being used to lure gullible high school students into military service.
Whose God Will It Be?
I'm still mad as hell at the fools who foisted another four years of George W. Bush on us.
Harmful, Undeserved Punishment
The punishment of many convicted felons continues even after they've left prison.
A Memento of War
Wartime revenge can lead to terrible abuse of the enemy, as I discovered very early in life.
He's Still On Our Side
Our sanctimonious vote-chasing politicians refuse to acknowledge that not all of us believe this to be a nation "under
And who are the biggest election winners of all? The media, of course.
Money We Don't Need
Who needs a $1 coin? We've got plenty of real dollars.
The Lessons of Ward 12
I learned about the abuse of prison inmates a long time ago.
Lie Detectors Lie
So-called lie detectors are effective only in violating some of our most basic rights.
Time for Exit Polls to Exit
Exit polls benefit no one but the money-grubbing media.
George Bush, the Next Eliot Ness?
If gay marriages are made unconstitutional, President Bush could get to play the role of heroic crime fighter.
Bill Bradley's Shocking Past
Subversive is the only word to describe Bill Bradley, who actually refused to use his position as a star ahtlete to try to
sell us stuff.
The Internet's Threat to Democracy
On-line voting would debase our electoral system.
Our President, A Mighty Hunter He
Count George W. Bush among those who kill animals for fun.
What About Freedom From Religion?
The Constitution is supposed to guarantee us freedom from religion as well as freedom of religion.
Too Crazy To Kill
The strange case of "Machine Gun" Walker, who went crazy while on Death Row.
No God But Lenin
The Soviet Union is gone, but Lenin remains.