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Cover Story

Cowboy Convert

Cover Story | It is a few weeks before the convention in San Diego, and the House majority leader doesn't give the impression he'll be going to any special trouble to look…

In this issue: "Armey’s flight of faith," Aug. 31, 1996

Features

Missionary: possible

By Mindy Belz

International | CIA director wants flexibility in using missionaries as spies

At your own risk

By Mindy Belz

International | Missionaries feel the tension of living in a terrorist's world--and the frustration of not knowing where to turn for help

Leaving the bench and taking the stand

By Jay Grelen

National | Alabama Circuit Judge Randall Thomas quits the court to devote his energies to educating fellow Democrats about partial-birth abortion, and President…

Turn out the lights

By Cal Thomas

National | Political coverage, not coverage of politics, upsets viewers

Partial victories

By Roy Maynard

National | But legal action on vouchers keeps school choice in doubt

&quotCharacter does count"

National | Excerpts from J.C. Watts's address to the GOP convention

Dispatches

Quotables

I would've thought of something more original. Whitewater felon James McDougal, who is cooperating with Whitewater prosecutors, denying a report that he sees…

This Week

Smoke and mirrors Hand it to the White House spin doctors. On Tuesday of last week came the news that teenage drug use has gone sky high during the Clinton…

Columnists

You asked for it

By Joel Belz

GOP convention managers gave the press what it wanted

Hold your applauses

By William H. Smith

Sound theology is sometimes as simple as good manners

It's only an election

By Marvin Olasky

An important one, but put no confidence in princes

Culture

Better by a country mile

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Looking for a good pop tune? Get out in the country

Wonk! if you love policy

By Doug Bandow

Books | New titles break the mold of morality-based policy analysis

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