The Rehnquist Court's paeans of praise for state government are belied by reality.
I still think third-party politics is mostly a crock, but then, so is two-party politics.
Selma, Alabama, a touchstone in the civil rights movement, is frozen in
a way that confounds onlookers.
"The Constitution guarantees freedom of religion, not freedom from
religion," Senator Joseph Lieberman told a rapturous audience at a black
church a few Sundays ago, just after being chosen as
First, the obvious part.
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Fund of the Nation Institute. Additional reporting: Edmundo
So, a bunch of really old guys were sitting around the Senate cloakroom shooting the breeze when one of them brought up the latest fountain-of-youth gimmick.
Over the last two years, various government and congressional officials adroitly exploited leaks to the media to defame Wen Ho Lee, a Los Alamos nuclear scientist.
So ABC is arranging its convention coverage around an exhibition football game. NBC is giving us just the acceptance speeches.
Judith Miller is a New York Times reporter much in evidence on
talk shows and seminars on the Middle East.