Letters to the Editor

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Not demanding enough of students: setup for failure

In a past column I discussed some of the controversy surrounding the University of Michigan's admissions practices, where blacks and Hispanics are given points based solely on race, and where whites are turned away to admit blacks and Hispanics with much lower academic qualifications. More

Who needs proof? Bush is already off to Baghdad

After last week's report by Hans Blix to the Security Council, we know two things: U.N. inspectors are doing a good job, and U.N. inspectors need more time. 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

Democrats are playing partisan politics with Iraq

Tom Daschle and Nancy Pelosi weren't terribly impressed with the case President Bush made in his State of the Union address for forcibly turning Saddam Hussein out of power. More

Malpractice caps need to retain flexibility

Doctors who face mountainous malpractice insurance premiums because of over-the-top

NASA

Most of the time it takes a catastrophic event to signal profound systematic change. That will definitely be true with the Columbia disaster. More

Europe needs a few good lessons about gratitude

As the squabbling between the United States and Europe intensifies, I keep thinking of the movie 'A Few Good Men'. What comes to mind is a long speech delivered by Jack Nicholson. 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

The State of the Union address I wish I'd heard

While I was pleased last week to hear the president in his State of the Union address talk about the need to make America "much less dependent on foreign sources of energy," I was disappointed he missed the opportunity to provide specifics about how to achieve this goal. So I went to bed and dreamed of the State of the Union speech I wished I'd heard. More
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