Insight on the News

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Articles from April 13

Beichman's Ideas Trump Communism; an Ardent America Supporter, Arnold Beichman Battled Communist Ideas as an Editor of a Left-Wing Newspaper and Still Is Working as a Lecturer and Prolific Author
Arnold Beichman is 90 years old, but you'd hardly know it, and he will turn 91 in May. During his nine decades he's met all-time baseball greats Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio, and talked with presidents such as Harry S Truman and John Fitzgerald Kennedy....
Business as Usual on the Battlefield?
Byline: John M. Powers, INSIGHT Business as Usual On the Battlefield? The Department of Defense (DoD) Website has taken to explaining its function as if defense of the country were just business as usual. Visitors to the Website have found a...
Can Female Listeners Tame Shock Jocks?
Byline: Helen Lee, INSIGHT Can Female Listeners Tame Shock Jocks? Shmuley Boteach, Liberty Broadcasting, Newark, N.J., www.LibertyBroadcasting.com What should we do about all the vulgar male radio hosts who are currently being fined? Give...
Dear Readers,
Byline: Paul M. Rodriguez, INSIGHT Dear Readers, I'm madder than hell and I'm not going to take it anymore! And here's why: The facts are being distorted and thus the news is being used - intentionally and, perhaps, unintentionally - for political...
Energy Independence Is a Pipeline Dream in Ukraine
Byline: Ilan Berman, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT In Eastern Europe a new chapter has opened in the quiet battle over a pivotal pipeline. That route is Odessa-Brody, and its fate will help shape the political and economic future of much of the "post-Soviet...
Foreign Jihadists Add Fuel to the Anticoalition Fire in Iraq
Byline: Notra Trulock, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT The March 2 suicide-bomb attacks on Shiite holy sites were the deadliest since the fall of Saddam Hussein and part of an ongoing campaign to destabilize Iraq and interrupt the country's transition to democracy....
Foreign Support Doesn't Matter Stateside
Byline: Jamie Dettmer, INSIGHT Internet-based political pirates and muckrakers had a field day within hours of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) asserting that he had met with foreign leaders who beseeched him to prevail over President George W. Bush in...
France Lied to U.S. during Iraq Crisis; French Officials Assured President Bush of Their Support in the Showdown with Saddam Hussein, but Instead Abandoned America in Favor of Commercial Interests
Byline: Kenneth R. Timmerman, INSIGHT For Secretary of State Colin Powell, the U.S.-French divorce began on Jan. 20, 2003, when French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin blindsided him during a press conference outside the U.N. After a special...
Hatch and Frist Fire Whistle-Blower; Senate Republicans Have Reneged on a Pledge to Expose Hard Evidence of Collusion between Democrats on the Judiciary Committee and Lobbyists for Special Interests
Byline: John M. Powers, INSIGHT Republican leaders have broken a promise they made to expose the shocking contents of memos exchanged among Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats, says Manuel Miranda, the former GOP aide who is the whistle-blower...
Holdovers Held Up Security Strategy; Democratic Partisans and Clinton Holdovers Such as Richard Clarke Undermined the Bush Team's Crafting of a New National-Security Plan
Byline: J. Michael Waller, INSIGHT When former White House counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke fingered President George W. Bush for having "botched the response to 9/11," he and other critics left out a major point: Until just two months before...
How Faith Moves across Mountains; from the Fervently Religious Times of Centuries Past to Today's Secularized Society, Christianity Has Spread through America in a Garden of Eden Variety of Forms
Byline: Stephen Goode, INSIGHT Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ may be well down the road toward setting movie attendance and earnings records, but it's not the first time an American film about Jesus has packed viewers into movie houses...
OPEC Mulls Delay in Oil-Production Cuts
Byline: Jamie Dettmer, INSIGHT OPEC Mulls Delay in Oil-Production Cuts The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) appears ready to hand an election-year present to President George W. Bush the group is likely to postpone a...
Q: Should the GOP Undertake More Outreach to Minorities during Campaign 2004? NO: A Better Strategy Is to Increase GOP Share of the White Majority
Byline: Steve Sailer, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT Arguing that it's not in the GOP's best interest to do more outreach to minority voting blocs during campaign 2004 may initially strike you as lunatic. After all, the conventional wisdom is that Republicans...
Q: Should the GOP Undertake More Outreach to Minorities during Campaign 2004? YES: A Smart Appeal to Selfdescribed 'Conservatives' among Blacks and Hispanics Is Overdue
Byline: Richard Nadler, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT The GOP literature on black and Hispanic outreach is permeated with grand theories and moral imperatives. It is written by bleeding-heart conservatives who want to apologize and by tough-guy conservatives...
Reform Overdue for Central Intelligence; CIA Bosses Claim They Are Trying to Shake Things Up, but the Agency Remains Reluctant to Admit the Significance of Its Failures or Accept That Major Reforms Are Needed
Byline: Jamie Dettmer, INSIGHT George Tenet has been on the offensive all winter, defending the CIA's recent record as more details emerge of his agency's failures from overstating Saddam Hussein's weapons-of-mass-destruction programs to not fully...
Remember Kerry's Record, Because He Won't
Byline: Ralph de Toledano, INSIGHT John F. Kerry a Teflon man? He must be, because even the liberal cum left press the Washington Post, Newsweek, the New Republic, to name a few has poured it on, digging up dirt that would have given any other...
Sober Spin on School's Party Reputation
Byline: John Elvin, INSIGHT Sober Spin on School's Party Reputation Officials at the University of Colorado at Boulder have found an interesting way to spin concerns about that school's ranking as third among alcohol and drug violations in the...
Tension Surrounds Taiwan's Election; an Assassination Attempt, Accusations of Vote-Rigging, a Thin Margin of Victory for the Incumbent and Calls for a Recount Left the Issue of Taiwan's Leadership Unsettled
Byline: Douglas Burton, INSIGHT Taipei - The election crisis in Taiwan stretched on for days as the United States and the People's Republic of China stood by cautiously waiting to find out whether a recount of cliff-hanger elections in mid-March...
The Old Man in the Mountain
Byline: James P. Lucier, INSIGHT Reports were filtering back into the West about a mysterious spiritual leader holed up in a mountain fortress. He attracted hundreds of young men by offering training in religious doctrine, devotional discipline...
The 'Right' Viewpoint Is Left out in Colleges
Byline: W.F. Walker Johanson, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT Unfortunately there are still many people out there who have never learned what the definition of "political correctness" really is. To them, political correctness or PC, for short is just another...
These Blunders Don't Stop the Presses
Byline: Stephen Goode, INSIGHT These Blunders Don't Stop the Presses At the Website www.geocities.com, for the people came across a marvelous and very funny list of "misprints or poorly worded phrases that have been printed in actual newspapers."...
The United State of America's Allies; Americans May Pledge Their Allegiance, through Their Pocketbooks, to U.S. Allies Who, Contrary to Democratic Claims, Still Are Standing with Us on Iraq and Terrorism
Byline: John Berlau, INSIGHT Until the March 11 terrorist attacks in Madrid and its aftermath in the election of a Socialist anti-Iraq-war government in Spain, not much had been written in the establishment press about the countries fighting alongside...
When a Ricin Threat Surfaced on Capitol Hill Recently, Washington Postal Supervisors Exposed Workers to a Potentially Deadly Replay of the 2001 Anthrax Attacks
Byline: Timothy W. Maier, INSIGHT For U.S. Postal Service employees the story is all too familiar. When a deadly white powder was discovered Feb. 2 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill employees immediately were quarantined, evacuated...
Witnesses Say Kerry Participated in 1971 'Assassination Summit'
Byline: INSIGHT Why do the major dailies continue to spike the story of John Kerry's role in the Nov. 12-15, 1971, "assassination summit" in Kansas City at which Kerry participated in the secret discussion and vote by the executive board of Vietnam...