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Coming soon to a TV near you: the Al Gore network!

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Brinkley

The death of journalist David Brinkley brought the usual cries of how terrible the state of TV news is these days. Newsweek magazine, always a predictable source of establishment angst, praised Brinkley as one of a kind and far superior to the "blowhard" TV news types these days. I felt quite a breeze as that insult whizzed by. More

Letter To The Editor

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Letters To The Editor

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More than one reason to stop vanity plates

House Speaker Jimmy Naifeh did the right thing last week by calling for the abolition of all vanity license plate tags. While we really don

Why let facts get in way of a perfectly good war?

By all accounts, the battle within the Bush administration over just what information should be used to make the case that Saddam Hussein posed an imminent threat to the world was a knockdown, drag-out fight between the facts and a highly politicized "who needs proof?" mindset. And at the end of the day, the truth was left writhing on the floor. More

Time to face facts: Gays have gained social victory

The gays have won. The problem is no one will admit it. The latest big news is that Canada is poised to legalize same-sex marriage. But the signs of the gay victory have been all around for us for years. More

Jessica Lynch develops from

I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out how to "get" you to talk to me instead of all those others. You're now the interview to get, you know. More

City

We are heartened to see the emerging relationship between Fisk and Vanderbilt universities. More

Letters to the Editor

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African-American authors offer controversial book

A forthcoming book by authors Johnnetta B. Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall, titled Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women

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

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

Reality took a backseat to political expediency Wednesday when the Davidson County Election Commission summarily dismissed the case of Councilman Ludye Wallace and where he lives. More

Environmentalists love to act from public

Disagreement with the world's environmentalist wackos doesn't mean that one is for dirty air and water. Dr. Richard Stroup, Montana State University professor of economics and senior associate of the Center for Free Market Environmentalism, explains commonsense approaches to environmental issues in his new book Eco-nomics: What Everyone Should Know About Economics and the Environment. More

Doctors treat being female as sickness needing cure

Now it's dementia. It turns out that the magic hormones that were supposed to stave off the effects of aging on women actually speed up the scariest part of growing old: the possibility of losing your senses. More

U.S. needs support in restoring post-war Iraq

It may be time to admit we need a better plan for rebuilding post-war Iraq because we seem to have a tiger by the tail that is quickly getting out of control. More

Judge rigged Michigan case, needs to be indicted

Boyce Martin should be impeached. That's the only fitting response to the recent damning revelation that the chief judge of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals flouted court rules to ensure the court returned a ruling backing the University of Michigan in a case challenging its law school's race-conscious admissions policy. 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

Bush should take middle road for Supreme Court

The rumor mill is churning. With only a few weeks left in this Supreme Court term, now is the time for a justice who plans to retire to inform the president of his or her decision. The chances of a successor being confirmed decrease as an election nears; next year at this time, there would be almost no chance. 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