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Bono shows a celebrity can make change in world

While many people regardless of politics have grown weary of hearing self-styled

Supremes take cuffs off abortion protesters

The debate over abortion in the United States may be endless. Each side is too certain of the rightness of its position to compromise. But the U.S. Supreme Court has removed one unjust and artificial impediment by striking down a nationwide injunction against abortion clinic protesters. We think their decision was absolutely right. More

Letters To The Editor

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Because I was a college student from 1967-71, I am a primary source as far as peace demonstrations are concerned. I vividly remember the Vietnam protests and the rhetoric that was used back then: "Hey, hey, LBJ, how many kids did you kill today?" It is eerily similar to what's going on today vis-

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What happens to the United Nations if it fails to approve the resolution against Iraq favored by the United States? That's the real question before the Security Council right now. The question of war against Iraq has been settled

Happy days here again at The Hermitage

The Hermitage Hotel threw a party Tuesday night that had all its guests buzzing about our fabulous new soon-to-be-five-star hotel. The theme was an old-fashioned 1920s premiere. As guests walked to the entrance of the hotel, they were greeted by 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

Chicago nightclub owner agonizes over catastrophe

Early Feb. 17, Dwain Kyles, owner of the Chicago nightclub Epitome/E2, was awakened by a phone call from his longtime business partner Calvin Hollins. Hollins was calling from the police station. By the time Kyles made it to his nightclub, the lifeless bodies were already stacked up at the door. More

U.S. poverty can be seen as a conscious decision

If you're a poor adult in America, for the most part, it's all your fault. That's true, at least today, whether you're black, white, brown or polka dot. According to the definition the U.S. Bureau of Census uses, a family of four with an income over $18,244 is not poor. More

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Now is the time, and the Gaylord Entertainment Center is the place. The Predators are poised to make the playoffs for the first time, and they need all of Nashville More

Letters To The Editor

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Although many of us scoffed at those who rushed to the home supply store for duct tape and plastic sheeting, the Office of Homeland Security has now unveiled a Web site that convincingly lays out what Americans should do to plan for a terrorist attack. More

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Jacques Chirac claims to be saddened by insinuations that he's anti-American. I really like the United States, the French president professed, in an interview published this week in Time magazine. More

N. Korean containment is right answer for Iraq, too

In London, Berlin, Paris, New York and Melbourne, over 2 million people marched in protest. At the United Nations, over 50 countries spoke out against an invasion of Iraq. But in the end it won't make any difference. More

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Last month, in an editorial headlined

Bottom line on Iraq turns out to be the bottom line

Sure, it's an irrefutable fact the world would be a better place without Saddam Hussein. More

Letters to the Editor

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Waging war when needed: cost of being a grownup

Watching war protests around the world punctuated by '60s rhetoric that sounded off-key and out of context, I was grateful for grownups in higher places. It is a tough time to be an adult More