Table of Contents

Cover Story

Opening day defeat

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Linda Chavez withdraws from the nomination process in the face of liberal pressure. Conservatives wonder: How hard will TeamBush fight for John Ashcroft?

In this issue: "Linda Chavez," Jan. 20, 2001

Features

Redeeming time

By Chris Stamper

National | Author celebrates the "telecosm," high-tech moves into living rooms, and Microsoft goes back to court

Can't give them away

By Candi Cushman

National | Why are some nursing homes throwing out millions of dollars in unused prescription drugs?

Musical chairmanships

By Bob Jones

National | Key leadership posts switch hands as House Republicans reshuffle committees

Irish eyes are smilin'

By Cal Thomas

National | Tax cut-fueled prosperity in Ireland shows the wisdom of supply-side economics-and why George W. Bush should not shrink from his economic plan

Disgruntled grunts

National | Army morale, equipment, and training were casualties of the Clinton era

Rambling man

By Mindy Belz

International | If Air Force One had a frequent flyer program, Bill Clinton could worry less about a foreign-policy legacy and more about where to spend all those bonus miles

Playing with fire?

By Candi Cushman

National | The government gave money to the Victory Center in Clinton, Iowa, and now it wants that money back

Start the presses

By Bob Jones

National | Bill Clinton rushes to add thousands of pages of regulations in his final days at the White House

Dispatches

Quicktakes

By The Editors

To the chagrin of environmentalists, the Supreme Court limited the scope of the federal Clean Water Act. The court voted 5-4 that the 1972 law covers only…

Ups & Downs of the week

By The Editors

PRESIDENTIAL TRASH TALK: Bill Clinton went down last week swinging. Appearing in Chicago with Al Gore's campaign chairman Bill Daley, the outgoing president…

The Buzz

By The Editors

Economic woes prompt layoffs, fuel tax-relief drive Tax-cut tonic? Here's a sign of the times: Ameritrade laid off 9 percent of its workers due to a drop in…

Columnists

Point, click, learn

By Joel Belz

Bennett's online school: Best wishes on a worthy, if risky, endeavor

Gimme shelter

By Marvin Olasky

A conservative receives punishment for acting compassionately

The accident

By Andrée Seu

In trials, God's interest is sanctification

Mailbag

What to buy I appreciated Gene Edward Veith's "Can't buy me love" (Dec. 16), a timely reminder of how overmaterialized we are in America, yet how unsatisfied…

Culture

Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | 1 Scary movie $9.01 million 3 weeks in release $27.29 million to date CAST / DIRECTOR / STUDIO Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Carmen Electra / Keenen Ivory…

The Music

By The Editors

Culture | 1 Their Greatest Hits: 1971-1975 The Eagles 27 million copies sold Year released: 1976 STYLE Slick, mostly mellow pop-rock with folk and country…

Trashing the First Family

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | New sitcom will give South Park treatment to Bush and his children

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