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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

CBS faces tough dilemma with Masters tournament

CBS faces some tough journalistic decisions next month when it broadcasts the Masters tournament. Under ordinary circumstances, Tiger Woods

All we are saying is give art a chance in Cincinnati

On page 20 of the sixth draft of Glyn O'Malley's play-in-progress Paradise is a line that has proved prophetic for this unfairly thwarted playwright: "Point of view is everything." More

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We are concerned about the firing of head basketball coach Jerry Meyer at Montgomery Bell Academy (MBA). MBA More

Using race card hinders our freedom of the press

In this very turbulent time, Americans are still distrustful of the media that they are dependent upon for vital information. A brand-new Gallup Poll says 60 percent of Americans believe the media is biased; 45 percent think the media too liberal; 15 percent say it is too conservative. 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

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It's time for the Bush administration to tell Congress and the American people the truth. What will the war in Iraq cost, in terms of both money and manpower? In recent public appearances, the president and his advisors have repeatedly stonewalled on these questions, and the reason for their strategy is clear. 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

What a father can do when his daughter disappears

Barry Johnson is the father of a 15-year-old girl. He has had sole custody of Nicole since he split from her mother when the girl was only 1. More

No matter what he says, Saddam will not disarm

Hans Blix can't seem to decide whether Iraq truly is disarming itself. More

Certainty before finality in Abdur

Imagine you are in jail accused of murder. It is a week before your trial, and you have not yet even met your lawyer. No witnesses have been lined up in your defense. More

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

Federal tax code must be changed, simplified

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

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

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

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

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

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