Opinion

                
  • Who decides: women or the government?

    Who decides: women or the government?

    April 2, 2004

    Who decides? Women or the government? That’s the question. Who gets to make the choice for a woman whether she has a child or not? Should we allow politicians to decide these most private matters and,...

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  • Trickle-down Bush math

    Trickle-down Bush math

    March 26, 2004

    Opinion When John Kerry referred to Bush’s propaganda team as the “worst bunch of liars and crooks,” he was referring to their campaign to hornswoggle the American people. He was issuing the same warning as Abe...

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  • Prisoners and the right to vote

    Prisoners and the right to vote

    March 19, 2004

    Opinion It might surprise you to learn that nearly 5 million of our citizens cannot vote. That is because they are prisoners or former prisoners. Only two states, Maine and Vermont, allow prisoners to vote. In...

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  • White House science, or science fiction?

    White House science, or science fiction?

    March 12, 2004

    News Analysis In February, more than 60 influential scientists, including 20 Nobel laureates, issued a statement asserting that the Bush administration had willfully distorted scientific fact to fit its policy goals in areas such as biomedical...

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  • Whats behind the French headscarf ban

    Whats behind the French headscarf ban

    March 5, 2004

    Opinion Since Sept. 11 the spotlight has been on religion as a potential cause of divisions and conflict. Governments are divided on how best to deal with religious freedoms and the religious minorities within their borders;...

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