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Who decides what's morally correct in this country today? It's not the pope or the president. Would you believe it's Wal-Mart? More

French leader rebukes Rumsfeld for bullying

What happens if the United States and France continue to give each other the economic and political cold shoulder? Probably not a whole heck of a lot in the long run. No one can eat

Figuring out Sen. Clinton: It all comes down to power

Well, I've finally figured out the sphinx that is Hillary Clinton. It took me years, but I think I've solved the mystery based upon the best available evidence: her own words. The final clue in my piecing together this fascinating puzzle was the senator's mention of a meeting with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. That's when it all crystallized for me. More

Bush: our nation's biggest spender since WWII days

George Bush is a big-government conservative. You don't hear this very often because big-government liberals do most of the reporting on budget stuff and, well, they like government spending. More

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A day in the life of Bush

Ever since Sen. Bob Graham announced that he was running for president, the media have been having a field day mocking his quirky habit of keeping a meticulous log of his every waking moment. (Since 1977, he's filled some 4,000 2-by-3-inch notebooks with the daily details of his life.) More

One sure way to fill Vanderbilt Stadium seats

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Hillary's new book shows off her strong suit: denial

By coincidence two parallel fictions ran simultaneously in my household last Sunday night. In the kitchen I caught snippets of Hillary Clinton and Barbara Walters musing over the New York senator's new book, while my male associates gathered in another room to indulge their appetite for The Godfather. Dazzling performances all

Metro Council should take power underground

Continual thunderstorms and power outages over the last few weeks have brought to the fore again the debate about whether Nashville

Letters To The Editor

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Fan Fair name change to show city

The Country Music Association (CMA) is showing a lot of foresight in changing the name of Fan Fair to the CMA Music Festival. More

Do we really want food Nazis to rein in U.S.?

Oreo cookies should be banned from sale to children in California. That's according to Stephen Joseph, who filed a lawsuit against Nabisco last month in California's Marin County Superior Court. More

Don't let Congress burn nation

Normally we would not bother to denounce the evils of a constitutional amendment that legalizes bans on flag burning. The idea has been around for years, and Congress always seems to muster just enough votes to put this turkey back on the shelf, where it belongs. More

Dean tries to defeat Bush with weapon of economics

Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor and the Democratic presidential hopeful, has given away his party's dirty little secret: They are praying for an economic downturn between now and November 2004. 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

Taking U.S. troops out of DMZ is good move

Pulling our troops out of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North Korea from South Korea is a good decision that

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