Group To Out Signers Of Anti-Gay Oregon Petition

People who sign petitions seeking to put measures repealing two LGBT civil rights laws on next November's ballot are about to be outed. This is similar to intimidation tactics used in Massachusetts and elsewhere. They call you up and lie to you that you broke the law, are vulnerable to identity theft, etc. I guess when you cant win on the merits you resort to dirty tricks.

Getting Real About Chavez by Jeb Koogler

For a long time, Ive defended Hugo Chavez. I thought that he was fighting a worthy battle against greed and corruption, against years of foreign domination and cronyism. I thought he was trying to improve the lives of poor people, while establishing a strong economy, an independent and self-respecting nation, and a vibrant democracy.

But now, after watching events unfold in the past few months, Im ready to admit that I was mistaken.

Playboy Enterprises Launches College Social Network; Says 'Non-Nude'

Scientists Drug-Test Whole Cities

One urban area with a gambling industry had meth levels more than five times higher than other cities.

A Test Case for Abolishing Family by Terence Jeffrey

As odd is it might seem, the next to last day of 2003 may someday be seen as a fateful moment for the traditional family. That is the when the United States Drug Enforcement Agency busted a pair of methamphetamine dealers in Philadelphia.

In a remarkable example of the corrosive force liberalism exerts on our society, the arrest of these drug dealers led to an opinion issued July 31 by U.S. District Judge Marvin Katz that -- if sustained by the Supreme Court -- could erase the special status marriage and the traditional family enjoy in American law.

Education field donating more in presidential race

Of the more than $7 million that academics donated in the first half of this year, more than $4.1 million went to presidential campaigns, particularly Barack Obama's, according to a study released this month by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. The Illinois senator brought in almost $1.5 million, while Hillary Clinton received nearly $940,000. Republican Mitt Romney was in third place, with about $448,000, but overall, three-quarters of contributions went to Democrats.