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Tearing down Bill Bennett doesn

We live in a spin-filled world, and it's getting worse. The sad case of Dr. William Bennett is a vivid example of that. His critics have hung him in the town square with a sign saying "hypocrite." But let's take a look at the big picture. More

The McCarthy Club has been making a comeback

Quick! Somebody check. Did they nail the coffin lid shut? I could swear that Sen. Joseph McCarthy has returned from the dead

Clemency should be considered in Rahman case

Clemency in a capital murder case is something most of us think about as an 11th-hour, last-resort option, usually granted by the governor. 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

Backers of race partiality require a double standard

America's leading black journalists seem to be in denial about what affirmative action means. More

Seating arrangement puts Tucker on the hot seat

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Our White House is fluent in the language of fanatics

Maybe Karl Rove has moved his office into The Matrix. Maybe Laurence Fishburne is auditioning for Ari Fleischer's job. Maybe it's all just a bad dream: "The White House Reloaded." More

Sisters of Mercy caught for looking out for others

Two Sisters of Mercy, Rita Mary Olszewski and Karen Donahue, were arrested in Detroit last month for protesting the war in Iraq. The nuns were sentenced to eight hours of community service, which shows that the judge either had a great sense of humor or wasn't paying attention. Sentencing Sisters of Mercy to perform community service is like sentencing Jerry Seinfeld to tell jokes. It's what they do best. More

Federal ruling on Ritalin needs to calm down

We share the concern of the U.S. House of Representatives over children being improperly medicated for behavioral problems. But we
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