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Dangerous drivers fill U.S. highways

Hundreds of thousands of tractor-trailer and bus drivers in the United States carry commercial driver's licenses despite also qualifying for full federal disability payments, and some of those drivers have…

Five years on the terrorist watch list

Rep. John Lewis of Atlanta says a mix up on a terrorist watch list is still wreaking havoc on his air travel five years after the problem arose.

National Mall, national shame

Americans planning to spend some time here this summer -- those who can afford the transportation costs -- probably will want to stroll a few moments on the Mall, Pierre…

Reagan returns to radio

Ronald Reagan started on radio, and to radio he returns. America's 40th president will share his conservative and free-market ideas on 60 stations from coast to coast. And not a…

The disinformation age

The folks over at OPEC, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, must think we're pretty stupid. The other day, Chakib Khelil, the current OPEC president, asserted that "the intrusion…

Whining about our financial woes

On behalf of the whiner community, I would like to say a few characteristically depressing words about the economy.

As former Sen. Phil Gramm said recently, whiners like myself are having…

The VA should be ashamed

The Mystery Caller dialed the Department of Veterans Affairs help line 1,089 times in 2002. And it created quite a problem.

Oil shale to the rescue

Oil shale just might be this country's energy salvation, although a friend of mine isn't excited about it. He's an engineer and was involved in some extraction and processing of…

Do you feel a draft?

This month marks the 35th anniversary of the suspension of the military draft at the end of the Vietnam War.

But even though the Pentagon regularly -- not to mention unequivocally…

Time to rethink the ADA

Not long ago I was helping the elderly and infirm widow of a former colleague runs some errands, driving her in her car with a handicapped licensed plate to…