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Articles from May 27

Baseball Baffles Lieberman and Schumer; Sisulu's Rightful Titles. (THE INSIDER)
Byline: INSIGHT In its long and glowing obituary of Walter Sisulu, the Washington Post declared of the late South African firebrand that "Sisulu held no title beyond that of hero." To the contrary, Comrade Sisulu held the titles of Communist, Hero...
California's Enviro-Policy: Out of Sight, out of Mind
Byline: John Elvin, INSIGHT California's Enviro-Policy: Out of Sight, Out of Mind California is one of the centers of environmental correctness. Particularly due to the efforts of Hollywood, but for other cultural reasons as well, it also is...
Cheap Labor at America's Expense; as U.S. Corporations Outsource Their Information-Technology Operations to the Lower-Wage Countries, American Workers Are Left on the outside Looking In
Byline: Kelly Patricia O'Meara, INSIGHT "Hey, it's good work if you can get it," says New Jersey state Sen. Shirley Turner about the outsourcing of the Garden State's welfare-processing contract. But neither New Jerseyans nor any other Americans...
Covering the Issues That Others Don't; Amy M. Ridenour's Free-Market Think Tank Embraces Issues Such as Environmental Justice That Many in the Conservative Movement Consider Too Risky to Touch. (PICTURE PROFILE)
Byline: Stephen Goode, INSIGHT Amy M. Ridenour is president and chairwoman of the National Center for Public Policy Research, a Washington-based conservative think tank that advocates free-market economics and traditional American values. Ridenour...
Dear Readers. (A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR)
Byline: Paul M. Rodriguez, INSIGHT Dear Readers, True, it hasn't yet risen to the level of Falagate. But watching Democrats prance and primp with their complaints about George W. Bush's visit to the USS Abraham Lincoln leaves no doubt in our...
Democrats Trot out an Uninspired Lineup
Byline: Jamie Dettmer, INSIGHT As precampaign presidential debates go, the 90-minute head-to-head in early May between the nine declared Democratic aspirants hardly was inspiring stuff. The Democrats can count themselves lucky that few voters bothered...
Financial Institutions Get Final Rules for Client Identification. (THE WATCHERS)
Byline: Jennifer G. Hickey, INSIGHT Financial Institutions Get Final Rules for Client Identification Since the U.S. military struck Afghanistan and Iraq at least two sources of terrorist financing have been contained, but insidious forces continue...
Forget the Humans, Find the Weapons! (THE FURIES)
Byline: John Berlau, INSIGHT Forget the Humans, Find the Weapons! Tom Adkins, The Common Conservative Internet Radio Show, Philadelphia www.CommonConservative.com I was just leaving this frat party [in 1975 during my freshman year at West...
GAO 'Study' Plays Guessing Games; Critics Argue a Report Likely to Become Justification for Mental-Health-Parity Legislation Is Based Not upon Hard Data, but Foggy Estimations and Anecdotal Information. (THE NATION)
Byline: Kelly Patricia O'Meara, INSIGHT One of the missions of the General Accounting Office (GAO) is to provide Congress with hard data that will help it make informed decisions about possible legislative measures and to provide appropriate oversight....
Homeland Security Goes Higher-Tech; Responding to the Need for Better Technology to Fight Terrorism, the Private Sector Is Making Innovations in Digital Imaging, Disaster Recovery and Communications. (THE NATION)
Byline: James P. Lucier, INSIGHT The small single-engined Cessna 172 swooped low over the Pentagon on Jan. 12, 2001, and began shooting. But it was no problem. Moments later the crew completed taking some 40 superhigh-resolution digital photographs...
How Good Is the Air Up There? despite Improvements in Cabin Air Quality, Questions Remain about Whether Airlines Are Doing Enough to Ensure That Flying Doesn't Make Their Passengers Sick
Byline: Jamie Dettmer, INSIGHT Travel through any major international airport in Europe or the Far East today and chances are that a fair number of passengers in the terminals and at the check-in desks will be sporting surgical masks. Board a flight...
How to Break the OPEC Cartel; with the Defeat of Saddam Hussein, the Bush Team Is Taking Aim at Another Entity That Plays a Prominent Role in Supporting Global Terrorism - the OPEC Oil Cabal. (THE WORLD)
Byline: J. Michael Waller, INSIGHT Oil-producing titans Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia may have passively helped the United States and its allies to topple Saddam Hussein, but they stabbed Uncle Sam in the back before the gunfire subsided in Baghdad....
New Church Designs Are Full of Hot Air
Byline: Stephen Goode, INSIGHT New Church Designs Are Full of Hot Air Want to know what the church of the future will look like? Martin Gill, a British designer, thinks he might have the answer. He's created what he claims is the "world's first...
OECD Warns the U.K. to Tighten Up
Byline: Jamie Dettmer, INSIGHT OECD Warns the U.K. to Tighten Up The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has rebuked Britain's Labour government for its public-spending plans and has criticized the Bank of England for...
Q: Would It Be a Mistake to Let the United Nations Play the Lead Role in Reconstructing Iraq? No: The U.S. Will Have Far More to Gain Than Lose by Collaborating with the U.N. in Iraq's Renewal. (SYMPOSIUM)
Byline: David J. Scheffer, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT Rebuilding Iraq in the aftermath of Operation Iraqi Freedom presents a broad range of challenges to the United States and the international community. How they will be met in the coming months and years...
Q: Would It Be a Mistake to Let the United Nations Play the Lead Role in Reconstructing Iraq? Yes: Don't Allow European Nations That Opposed Regime Change to Stake Their Economic and Strategic Claims in Iraq. (SYMPOSIUM)
Byline: Nile Gardiner and David B. Rivkin, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT Numerous countries including most members of the European Union, Russia, China and virtually all of the G-7 states are clamoring for the United Nations to play a leading role in Iraq....
Remington Captures the Mystery of Night; His Work Condemned as Too Lowbrow by Some in the Art World, Frederic Remington's True Brilliance Nonetheless Shines through in His 29 Nocturnes Now on Display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington
Byline: Stephen Goode, INSIGHT In 1896 Frederic Remington wrote to his close friend Owen Wister, another Easterner who had fallen in love with the West, "I have to find out once and for all if I can paint." Remington already was a famous illustrator...
Syria's Partnership with Evil No Surprise to the Informed ... but Does State Get It? (FAIR COMMENT)
Byline: Angelo M. Codevilla, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT Much as in 1991, the Bush administration's diplomacy is undermining the effects of military success that, properly exploited, would bring the peace that America deserves. That is because, much as in...
Syria's Partnership with Evil No Surprise to the Informed ... (FAIR COMMENT)
Byline: Yedidya Atlas, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT Many commentators seem surprised at the Bush administration's harsh allegations of Syrian cooperation with Iraq against the United States. They shouldn't be. Syria has a long history of anti-American activity,...
Taking on Class Warriors and the Economy
Byline: Ralph de Toledano, INSIGHT Washington is full of mysteries, and the biggest one today is why the White House and Republican congressional leaders are not using their strongest arguments against Democratic opposition to President George W....
Taking the 'Hypocritic Oath'
Byline: Jennifer G. Hickey, INSIGHT If there were any doubts the 2004 presidential campaign had begun, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) put them to rest by calling for a General Accounting Office investigation of President George W. Bush's trip to welcome...
Tricky 'Dick'; during His Early Years in Congress, Rep. Richard Gephardt Voted for Ronald Reagan's Tax Cut, Aid to the Nicaraguan Contras and a Constitutional Ban on Abortion. Twenty-Five Years Later, and with an Eye on the White House, He Is a Pro-Choice, Tax-and-Spend Liberal
Byline: John Berlau, INSIGHT Rep. Richard Gephardt (D-Mo.) often speaks of his humble roots as the son of a milkman in St. Louis. "My views on work and unions and the struggles of working families were shaped during this period," the former House...
Turning Their Backs on Speicher; A Disturbing Trail of Evidence Suggests Some Very Senior Officials in the Clinton Pentagon and White House Ignored Information about Scott Speicher's Survival. (THE NATION)
Byline: Timothy W. Maier, INSIGHT When former Sen. Robert Smith of New Hampshire lost his re-election bid last year, he turned to a Republican colleague, Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas, and urged the tough old ex-Marine to find a way to prosecute those...
What Santorum Really Said. (FAIR COMMENT)
Byline: Paul Gottfried, SPECIAL TO INSIGHT On April 23, central Pennsylvania TV news stations were buzzing with indignation about an interview that the state's junior senator, Republican Rick Santorum, recently had given to the Associated Press....