This young man needs a hand up, not a hand out

As I tipped down Chicago's State Street toward Marshall Field's, all I could think about was needing a pair of flat shoes. "Miss, would you be interested in buying something?" a young man asked as he walked up to me holding a cardboard box. More

Why Jordan earns more cash than burger flippers

Here's part of a letter from a reader: "A hard-working, conscientious person can earn $10,000 a year in a fast-food restaurant. At the same time, movie stars and athletes, who make very little contribution to society, can earn in excess of $10 million a year. A baseball player earns more with every swing of the bat than many people do in a year." More

Letters to the Editor

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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

Why I was wasn

Ever since the statue of Saddam Hussein was toppled from its pedestal, my e-mail's been jammed. Hundreds of people have been asking me when I

Robbins, Sarandon, other lefties just aren

The Hollywood lefty thought he could take to the streets against his country and suffer no public backlash. He was wrong. More

Sen. Fowler fouls out with lottery faux pas

A few random notes from the legislature this week: 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

Brentwood residents have the vote of a lifetime

Most years when Brentwood holds an election for the city commission, a candidate

Why speedy war proves antiwar movement right

The Bible tells us a haughty spirit goeth before a fall. In Iraq, it cameth right after it. From the moment that statue of Saddam Hussein hit the ground, the mood around Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld More
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