Let's hope our tax refund comes soon so we can pay the interest on the money we borrowed to buy something with our tax refund.

- Will Secretary Baker's shuttle diplomacy result in peace? Maybe - if he shares with all parties his frequent flier miles.- The Voice of Free Iraq radio station continues to urge Saddam Hussein's overthrow. Does that make him No. 1 on its hit parade?

- Iran's president says citizens there should treat Kurdish refugees as family. What's that mean? Invite them over for holiday dinners and annoy one another?

- Bill Tammeus, Kansas City Star