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World Trade memorial strains to value

And they're off! As the race officially began Monday for artists to submit designs for the World Trade Center Memorial, a fiery fax campaign was under way to protest guidelines that prohibit designs from distinguishing between heroes and victims. More

Letters To The Editor

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Bush

Sometimes good things come from unexpected places. That was certainly the case last week when President Bush and the Republican-dominated Congress agreed to triple international AIDS funding. More

Campaign laws still a mess but free speech lives

A panel of federal judges in Washington took a step in the right direction last week by striking down as unconstitutional large sections of a campaign finance law that was supposed to take big money out of elections

Today

What would it take to make corporate executives ashamed of themselves? Clearly government, employee and stockholder anger isn't doing the trick. In company after company, the profits go down, the workers get laid off, and the executives rake in huge bonuses and benefits. How can they look at themselves in their gilded mirrors? 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

Religious freedom doesn

So let me get this straight. We know that for 25 years Saddam Hussein tortured and murdered his people. Then in three weeks, coalition forces removed him and his thug pals from power. Then a few days later, thousands of Iraqis took to the streets and beat themselves silly in a bloody display that made slasher flicks look tame. Do I have this right? More

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Random notes from the legislature: After the last three years of budget debates, we thought this would be a quiet year at the General Assembly. Not so. Wednesday, GOP Sen. Ron Ramsey said the Republican leadership will challenge Gov. Phil Bredesen More

Bush steel tariffs simply robbed Peter to pay Paul

Imagine that you and I are in a rowboat. I commit the stupid act of shooting a hole in my end of the boat. Would it be intelligent for you to respond by shooting a hole in your end of the boat? More
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