Make California voters face Gray consequences

California must be punished! No, this isn't fire and brimstone about how the sinful ways of Californians warrant a plague of locusts, frogs and hairless cats (that's a subject for a future column). Rather, it's my sincere belief that American democracy and republicanism will be severely damaged if Californians are allowed to recall Democratic Gov. Gray Davis. More

President's smokescreen pretty easy to see through

With Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction nowhere to be found, the president's Iraq talking points now center on the humanitarian upside of having ousted the Butcher of Baghdad. His speeches are liberally peppered with mentions of "mass graves" and encomiums to "freeing the people of Iraq from the clutches of Saddam Hussein." He's all but put on an Amnesty International T-shirt. More

Hepburn: classic feminist, independent and feminine

If movie stars can be role models, then Katharine Hepburn was mine. I loved that old girl from the first time I laid eyes on her. She was tough, independent, strong-willed and humorous, yet feminine and, yes, sexy. More

Letters To The Editor

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Presumption of innocence gets blurred in new show

Everyone who believes in and cares about the concept of

New study shows

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For Thomas, race favor gives no real favor at all

"Clarence Thomas is my color, but he's not my kind." So sneered Al Sharpton, the black preacher and presidential hopeful during a recent Democratic candidates forum sponsored by Jesse Jackson's Rainbow/PUSH coalition. Sharpton's remark reportedly elicited one of the loudest applause lines. 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

Freedom: difficult, precious gift to contemplate

"I believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival,

Choiceless ballot coming to voting booth near you

If you think you will have a real choice when you vote for your member of Congress next year, think again. Your political leaders are conspiring to kill democracy in the House of Representatives. More
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