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Bush should have taken more blame and kept less

The first lesson of Washington is that the more responsibility you take, the less you have to keep. Take responsibility for everything

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America needs to walk carefully and speak softly over the next few weeks over gay issues that have surfaced from one end of the globe to the other. 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

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

Newfangled technology still needs old-time justice

Anything goes on the Internet these days, and the feds are clueless about controlling the raging high-tech crime wave and egregious privacy violations of every kind. Was anyone surprised when Web thugs revealed the name of the 19-year-old girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by Kobe Bryant? Was anyone surprised that one Web site even printed bogus topless pictures of the young woman? More

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It's not too early to ask. How long is too long? Let's talk today about Iraqi occupation, moral obligation, quagmire and the dreaded "w" word. That would be "withdrawal." More

FTC goes after nonexistent drinking demon

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is going after alcohol sales and advertising in an attempt to discourage underage drinking. More

No matter what they say, Arabs dislike democracy

Amr Moussa is a liar. OK, maybe it's a bit unfair to call the secretary-general of the Arab League a liar. If it is unfair it's only because Moussa's being singled out since most Arab leaders lie More

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Democrats are in a funk over their 2004 prospects, but for the wrong reasons. The presidential election is set to be a 50-50 tossup. Democrats are passing through what in retrospect will look like a predictable period of chaos. But once one of their candidates emerges with the megaphone next March, this 50-50 dynamic will reassert itself. President Bush is no sure thing in this context, as Republicans know. More

Take some time to celebrate National KidsDay

An important event took place Sunday

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

Bush continues outreach endeavor to black voters

President Bush showed last week he

Patriot Act: necessary correction for security

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the federal government that maintains that a section of the Patriot Act is unconstitutional. 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

Celebrity: scourge of our times with no known cure

Primitive peoples are said to fear having their photographs taken lest their souls be stolen. Their anxieties may be without scientific basis, but they're plenty smart. And judging from what's happening in our celebrity culture, they may be right. 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

Metro shows listening skills with school survey

Metro

Expensive drugs better than no new drugs at all

Last week, the House voted 324 to 101 to make it easier for Americans to import lower-priced prescription drugs sold in Canada and Europe for their own use. It rejected a more sweeping proposal to allow such imports by drug wholesalers and pharmacies. More

The vote of mothers-in-law may help drug import bill

With President Bush so popular and the House Republican leadership so disciplined, it is an unusual day indeed when those two forces lose a vote they care about. But it happened last week. More

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