After six months of intense promoting of Martha Burk as the voice of women by both USA Today and ESPN, no more than a whopping 75 protesters showed up to give Ms. Burk their support for her cause at the Masters Tournament this past weekend. Additionally, not only did Jesse Jackson not show up in support as promised, Burk herself only committed one hour of her time actually protesting for her personal vindication against Augusta National. More

Saving Private Lynch from an artificial legacy

It didn't take long for ideological scavengers to descend on the storyline of rescued POW Jessica Lynch. The spunky girl-soldier who fought with grit and survived was a gift to the surface-skimmers who now will subvert her heroic status to their own political ends. More

North Korea

A multitude of recent events should have North Korea reconsidering its position on nuclear arms and cooling its war rhetoric. More

CBS producer

CBS demonstrated incredible corporate timidity April 6 when it chose to fire the executive producer of a controversial miniseries. According to both The Hollywood Reporter and the Web site Zap2it, the network canned Ed Gernon for telling TV Guide that a May launch date was perfect for the upcoming four-hour miniseries Hitler: The Rise of Evil since the climate in Germany during Hitler

Letters To The Editor

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U.S. Army colonel upset that truth is main casualty

Perhaps the most disconcerting thing about the Iraqi war press coverage has been the misleading headlines that have appeared in some major American newspapers. The words "fierce fighting" and "ferocious resistance" have been used time and time again to describe the Iraqi performance on the battlefield. On more than one occasion, I thought I was reading about Stalingrad or Iwo Jima. More

Journalists aren

Several journalists have found out just how dangerous was is during the last three weeks. More

Wrong to target minorities for military but not college

Diego Fernando Rincon. Jesus A. Suarez Del Solar. Jose Gutierrez. Those are just a few of the Hispanic-American soldiers killed in Iraq. More

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