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Cover Story

Round 2

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | It's Dan Quayle vs. the liberals, the comics, and the polls. America's favorite political punching bag is back for more. But after seven years of obscurity,

In this issue: "Quayle's presidential bid," June 19, 1999


No dice

By Lynn Vincent

National | Heavily divided federal commission recommends a moratorium on the expansion of legalized gambling

What's the big deal?

By Lynn Vincent

National | Is it harmless entertainment?

Diversionary tactics

By Lynn Vincent

National | How some tried to trip up the commission

Crash course in faith

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Christian collegians aboard American flight 1420 provided aid and comfort

Choosing Calvinism?

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Reformation-minded Southern Baptists seek to return the SBC to its historic roots

Religion Notes

National | In Phoenix, free speech is unacceptable bus fare Transportation officials in Phoenix, Ariz., welcome advertisements on their buses as long as they are paid…

Dare not to discipline?

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Disagreements over theology and discipline move United Methodists a step closer to crackup

Operating with impunity

By Mindy Belz

International | Ten years ago this month, student demonstrators at Tiananmen Square challenged the communist government and lost. After seven weeks of peaceful protests in…

The street protester & the man in the pew

By Mindy Belz

International | ... what they have in common and what they don't

Tiananmen trailblazers

By Mindy Belz

International | Who are they and where are they now?

True dollar diplomacy

By Timothy Lamer

International | With harrowing memories of hyperinflation, many Latin Americans look to the greenback in a stormy world

Kazakh corruption?

International | Nursultan Nazarbayev is showing signs of being more crony capitalist than democrat


News & Reviews

By The Editors

7,000 troops slated for Kosovo NATO peace wagon set to roll What's a few thousand troops between enemies? That's what Secretary of State Madeleine Albright…


I love my past. I don't apologize for one day in my life. Oscar Goodman, a flamboyant lawyer who defended mobsters like Meyer Lansky and Tony "The Ant"

15-minute paperbacks

By Chris Stamper

Instant digital books strike another blow against gatekeepers; also, black boxes, and the new Lost Generation


Music: Too cool for God

By Arsenio Orteza

Music | Mission accomplished: King's X most recent work confirms it's no "Christian band"

Music: Triumph of discipline

By Terry Yount

Music | Marsalis's Classic Wynton shows what a difference good parenting and God's grace can make

'Zine watch

By Les Sillars

Culture | Glossy message: Hate your life? Buy this ...

Cultural reversion

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Dumping religion was supposed to make us more advanced, so why are we becoming more primitive?


Star Wars redux

By J. Budziszewski

Techno-pop Hinduism on the big screen

To see or not to see

By Marvin Olasky

Amoral, moralistic, and biblical film reviewing


The True Force We returned full of excitement after taking our two kids to see The Phantom Menace and pulled out "Saber savior" (May 22) from the mail. Thank…

Uncle Shhh

By Joel Belz

How big government squelches sensible discussion

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