Insight on the News

Insight on the newspaper is a magazine specializing in General topics.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 39, October 23

A Chief Executive's Recruiting Plan for a Few Good Women
The following chain letter was e-mailed to an editor at Insight, who turned it over to for the people: "This chain letter was started in hopes of bringing relief to other tired and discouraged men. Unlike most chain letters, this one does not cost...
A Civil-Rights Movement to Save Children Is Key to Ending the Scourge of Abortion
History proves there is a correlation between the legalization of abortion and the legalization of slavery in America. Both involved the right of one person over that of the other, and both are fueled by desires for financial gain. However, in contrast...
A Letter from the Editor
Dear Readers, How about that Al Gore? He recently told a nationally televised morning talk show that it's a scandal how many of America's schools are crumbling. And, he promised, he'll fix them if elected president! What brings this to mind is...
Babbitt Wants a Lid on Kennewick Bones
Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt has determined that the 9,000-year-old remains of Kennewick Man should be turned over to five American Indian tribes in the Columbia River basin area where the skeleton was found (see "Boneheaded About History," Aug....
Bovard Examines the Clinton/Gore Excesses
Investigative reporter James Bovard has reviewed the Clinton administration's abuse of power and also its dangerous efforts to expand the role of government. In his powerful new book "feeling your pain," free-lance investigative reporter James Bovard...
Congressmen Run the Course
Many members of Congress schedule time into their day to go running on Capitol Hill. Don't look now, but one of those joggers along The Mall may be your congressman. Jim Ryun of Kansas was on his way to a gold medal in the 1,500 meter race at the...
Conservative Troops Long for Red-Meat Agenda
In an uncertain world, we can be reasonably sure of one thing -- Pat Buchanan will not do the Oprah Winfrey Show. There will be no pecks on the cheek from Buchanan for the sultana of sob TV. Texas Gov. George W. Bush is now running even with Vice...
Correspondence
Lieberman's Stance on Abortion Seems Hypocritical I read "Political Faith" [Sept. 4] on Democratic vice presidential nominee Joseph Lieberman. During WW II, I was in the infantry in Europe. While there, I saw one of Hitler's death camps. Since the...
Democrats and the Art of the Lie
Contending for the critical undecided voters in the Midwest, Gore makes far-fetched claims about Bush's policy intentions, using scare tactics concerning cuts in Medicare. Will it work? It once seemed a true and everlasting love, one as certain...
Devil's Night Fires Sweep the Nation
A strange, new pre-Halloween tradition has taken hold among angry youth across America: arson. While police take extra precautions, experts debate the causes. A great song should destroy cops and set fire to the suburbs," says an idol of today's...
Gore Chastises Porn Industry on One Hand but Counts Campaign Cash with Other
With GOP presidential candidate George W. Bush narrowly taking the lead again in the topsy-turvy opinion polls, you would think that Vice President Al Gore would be careful not to spurn the backing of any voters, especially super-rich ones able to...
Government Program Getting Dog Eat in Wyoming
Hunting wolves ain't beanbag unless you're Wyoming ranchers Jon and Debbie Robinett. The two recently received permission from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) to defend themselves against federally reintroduced wolf packs menacing their ranch...
Hidden E-Mail May Implicate Gore
You've got mail! It was a catchy title for a movie, and it's a catchy title for the Clinton/Gore fund-raising scandals that just won't go away. Ask Howard Glicken, a wealthy Florida business executive who has raised millions of dollars for the Democratic...
It Can't Happen Here -- or Can It?
A recent column in the Washington Post was devoted to shooting down a report by the National Commission on Terrorism, terming the group's assessment of the terrorism threat "vastly exaggerated." The thrust of the criticism was that there is no evidence...
Oil Debate Boils
What has thrown three incumbent presidents out of office and threatens to pull down the Democrats' bid to keep the White House? Oil -- or lack of it. It's baaaack! Despite White House pressure on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries...
Out to Rock the Youth Vote
American youth are becoming increasingly apathetic about politics, but a candidate who seeks to reach out and appeal to them could find a huge base of support. Despite the outreach efforts of the dashing George P. Bush -- son of Florida Gov. Jeb...
Raiding the Oil Reserve Is the Wrong Move
For eight years now Washington has ignored a crucial element of the United States' long-term energy needs -- the nation's oil supply. Maybe that isn't surprising when one-half of the administration would prefer to see the abolition of the internal-combustion...
Reducing the Debt Should Be Congressional Priority
With President Clinton's recent vetoes of legislation that would have eliminated the "marriage-tax penalty" and the death tax, federal lawmakers are down to two options as they decide what to do with next year's $268 billion budget surplus. They either...
Reversal of Fortunes
Penn State's Joe Paterno built a fabled college-football program. But that program is in a serious slump, while the reputations of competing schools are rising, often for good reasons. It wasn't supposed to be this way for Joe Paterno and the Penn...
Rigs or Wilderness?
The lines are drawn in Alaska for an epic battle over drilling for oil in the arctic refuge: Eskimos vs. Indians, oil companies vs. environmentalists and George W. Bush vs. Al Gore. Snug in their wolverine and caribou-lined parkas, the women laugh...
Symposium
Q: Should Congress revoke the Boy Scouts' charter for banning gays? Yes: The Boy Scouts must be told being `morally straight' means they cannot discriminate. BY REP. LYNN WOOLSEY Two months ago I introduced the Scouting for All Act, a bill...
U.N. Wants to Rule New World Order
In the name of peace, the world body wants member states to subjugate their sovereignty to the organization and grant the authority to field what amounts to a standing U.N. army. Outside the north entrance to the United Nations in New York City...
With Allies Such as France, U.S. Doesn't Need Enemies
A French military officer caught spying by FBI counterespionage agents was expelled in late summer by the State Department following frantic negotiations between Washington and Paris to hush up the affair, say U.S. intelligence sources. The expulsion...
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