Talk To Action: Pat Buchanan said in an infamous speech to the Republican National Convention in 1992, "There is a religious war going on in our country for the soul of America." That's true. War has been declared by the religious right against us, and much that we hold dear. It's time we stop pretending that we don't know it.
Seeing the Forest: Three years late, an Army Captain's simple demonstration of how to win in Iraq
And Doctor Biobrain's Response Is...: Illegals for everyone! Let's see what we have here: a meatpacking company with a history of skating immigration laws (and allegations of them having some sort of scheme to import illegal workers from Guatamala) skates out of this scot free thus far.
Regret the Error: The year in media errors and corrections
The Road to Surfdom: Despite the tragedy unfolding in Iraq, the historians that Bush is so preoccupied with these days may treat him much more harshly on the environmental front in the long run.
Bob Geiger: The usual stellar sampling of last week's editorial cartoons