One nation, under law

Jul 03,2002

One nation, under law

I couldn’t have been older than four when minutes after arriving at the mysterious new world of pre-school I first heard the pledge of allegiance. I hated it instantly. There...

Jun 04,2002

Alcohol and Its Discontents

In a new study, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) discovered that college students drink a great deal. Is it any wonder? Harsh laws and draconian penalties have driven teenagers...

Jun 02,2002

Why Watergate Means the World to Them

Judy Woodruff, host of CNN’s “Inside Politics,” spent a whole day sitting in front of the Watergate Hotel. One entire day on CNN was dedicated to remembering Watergate. If we’re...

Jun 01,2002

The NRA Takes Aim at 10th Amendment

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre recently gave a fiery speech before the NRA Annual Convention, railing against those who would shred the Constitution in the wake of...

May 03,2002

Media Fallout

The media are often accused of playing chicken little, shouting that the sky is falling, but a new study purports to show that chicken little was right. USA Today broke...

May 03,2002

The Carter Show

As an American of Cuban descent, I appreciated Jimmy Carter’s recent excursion the same way Leno and Letterman appreciated Monica Lewinsky keeping the dress. Our ex-president’s travels to the land...