Brentwood residents have the vote of a lifetime

Most years when Brentwood holds an election for the city commission, a candidate

Letters To The Editor

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Iraqi war puts Augusta flap well in perspective

It was impossible to ignore the jarring juxtaposition of last weekend's top-of-the-fold datelines

NAACP: one of the few to take on the gun lobby

Precious few organizations are currently willing to battle the gun lobby, but the NAACP is bucking that trend. They recently filed suit against 80 gun manufacturers and wholesalers, alleging that due to their indiscriminate distribution practices, African Americans and other minorities are experiencing a disproportionately higher number of deaths and injuries from gun violence, especially among teens. More

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Congress should choose high road on tax package

With the war in Iraq drawing down, President Bush has started a new campaign. He's trying to use his military success to propel a huge and irresponsible tax cut into law. Now it's up to Congress to rediscover its independence and force the president to make significant compromises. More

Letters To The Editor

To comment on a City Paper story or local issue, send us a typed letter 100 words or less (with zip code and a daytime phone number for verification) to: letters@nashvillecitypaper.com, or Editor, The City Paper, P.O. Box 158434, Nashville, TN 37215. Letters may be edited to fit. There is no guarantee letters received will be printed. More

Parents, not state, should regulate kids

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It should come as no surprise that the fall of Saddam Hussein is causing an avalanche of repercussions all around the world. While no one can predict the future, the immediate past is fairly easy to catalog, and Saddam has taken a lot of people down with him. The following folks are, at this very moment, feeling Saddam's pain. More

Castro continues to give Cuba a bad name

If anyone wondered if Fidel Castro has mellowed in his old age, the execution of three would-be ferryboat hijackers by firing squad last week should answer the question. More
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