Table of Contents

Cover Story

The check is in the mail

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | Bush's family-friendly tax cut may have the added benefit of keeping big-spending senators in check

In this issue: "Bush wins one," June 9, 2001

Features

Facing the music

By Chris Stamper

National | NASA punctures a Mars myth; AOL hikes prices; and Sony offers a glimpse at the future of handhelds

Hurry up or wait?

By Lynn Vincent

National | The FDA's new rapid drug approval system may be as bad as its old, slow system

Experience is back

By Lynn Vincent

National | Investors shun young CEOs; customers feel the need for speed; and big companies fret about ethics

Watts, rising

By Lynn Vincent

National | For most Americans, the name "Watts" is synonymous with "riots" and "drive-by shootings," but the notorious L.A. neighborhood isn't what it used to be

Dispatches

Quotables

Money is great, but championships are even better. You have your whole life to make money, but how many chances do you have to win championships? NHL…

Faces

By The Editors

After growing up in Kentucky during the Great Depression, the Rev. Ralph Beiting dedicated himself to helping neighbors. He began by cramming his car full of…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

Gray Davis tries to repeal the law of supply and demand California scheming Reporters suffered no energy shortage when Bush aides announced the president…

Columnists

Middleman?

By Joel Belz

We'll keep an eye on the new and independent Jeffords

Don't get uppity

By Andrée Seu

Scientist hasn't proved anything about the origin of religion

Mailbag

Government protection Gene Edward Veith calls nature healing, soothing, and reason to praise the Creator, yet states that some of those concerned with…

Religious cellophane

By Marvin Olasky

New divorce rituals aim to help us feel better about sin

Culture

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts for the weekend of May 27

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling hardback novels as measured by placement on four leading lists as of May 24

Road kill and stone tablets

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | If art should be offensive, why object to a Decalogue monument?

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