Transplant tragedy kills Bush's malpractice plan

When 17-year-old Jesica Santillan died of complications from transplant surgery, many called it the tragic end to a tragic story. No way. More

Letters To The Editor

We want to hear from you. To comment on a City Paper story or a local issue, send us a letter (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 should be typed and no more than 100 words. Letters may be edited to fit and there is no guarantee letters received will be printed. More

There are plenty of solid reasons to boycott French

In recent weeks there have been increasing calls for Americans to boycott French products, most notably French wines, cheeses and bottled water. Annually, Americans purchase about $30 billion worth of products from the French. Our trade with France amounts to about $11 billion a year more than they buy from us. I support the boycott of French products, but the significant trade imbalance between our two countries is not the reason. More

Federal tax code must be changed, simplified

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has quietly begun the work of setting America

Do we need more debate on Iraq? Enough already!

On Feb. 23, as the United Nations was debating whether it should offer an 18th resolution saying that it was really serious that Iraq must disarm, The New York Times had the courage to demand the one thing we really need: more debate. More

The new Luddites in House of Representatives

In 1811, British society was rocked by the introduction of new technology in the weaving industry. New and more efficient equipment and manufacturing processes made it possible to produce textiles much quicker and cheaper than by traditional hand weaving. More

Daredevil shareholders: U.S.' new action heroes

Tired of waiting for a political action hero to take up their cause, investors have found an unlikely champion: themselves. That's right. The little guys are taking matters into their own hands with the one-two punch of proxy resolutions and lawsuits. More

Letters to the Editor

We want to hear from you. To comment on a City Paper story or a local issue, send us a letter (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 should be typed and no more than 100 words. Letters may be edited to fit and there is no guarantee letters received will be printed. More

Publishing rape victims' info adds insult to injury

The Central Park Jogger's memoir, due to be published in April, has journalists once again debating the media's practice of protecting rape victims' identities. More

Supremes take cuffs off abortion protesters

The debate over abortion in the United States may be endless. Each side is too certain of the rightness of its position to compromise. But the U.S. Supreme Court has removed one unjust and artificial impediment by striking down a nationwide injunction against abortion clinic protesters. We think their decision was absolutely right. More
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