Arnett

For the second time in his long career, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Peter Arnett has slipped over to the wrong side of the story. In giving an interview to Iraqi television in which he stated a number of his opinions, Arnett committed the unpardonable sin of becoming the news instead of reporting it. More

Letters To The Editor

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Protesters who continue during war hate America

Let's be frank: A certain percentage of Americans hate this country. Some are right-wing militia types who advocate the overthrow of the government. But most are members of the lunatic left fringe, who have taken to the streets of San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and even post-Sept. 11 New York City to protest the war in Iraq. 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

Government programs prove scoundrels rule us

The March 10 issue of Human Events carried a special report on the 10 most outrageous government programs. Their 18 judges included conservative/libertarians such as former Rep. Dick Armey (R-Texas), former Delaware Gov. Pete Dupont, Mark Levin, president of the Landmark Legal Foundation, and David Boaz, Cato Institute's vice president. More

War effort generally going according to plan

Instant television coverage of the war with Iraq is whipsawing both American public opinion and the stock market with each new, sometimes disjointed revelation. More

We cannot have war and still keep Bush

Most columns build up to a bottom line. This one starts with it: We can't afford a war and another giant tax cut, too. The charade starts, of course, with President Bush, who is trying to sell the country his own version of what Lyndon Johnson called "guns and butter," and what his father later ridiculed as "voodoo economics." More

Republicans now turn to privatizing public service

For years now, political reformers have been railing against the unseemly practice of former government officials pouring through Washington's golden revolving door only to return a short time later as well-paid lobbyists, auctioning off their influence. More

Media miscalculates in its coverage of Iraq war

I woke up this morning to hear Today host Katie Couric explain to her millions of viewers that Pentagon officials had terribly "miscalculated" in their plan to topple Saddam Hussein. More

Loveless could thrive in more populated area

For the past half-century, the Loveless Caf
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