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Cover Story

Truth or CAIR

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | The Muslim public-relations group CAIR-Council on American Islamic Relations-has a tough sell in post-9/11 America. But if its goal is simply to promote Islam…

In this issue: "Truth or CAIR," March 22, 2003


Delicacies ready to eat

By The Editors

National | The Defense Department hopes that the American military's meal ticket just became much more valuable.

Blood money

By The Editors

National | A homeless man is fighting back against a film crew that released a video of him fighting a homeless woman.

Well-intended failure

By R. Albert Mohler Jr.

National | An elite journalist reinforces the stereotypes that he sets out to dismiss

Around the horn

By John Dawson

National | It so happens there was something wrong with golf star David Duval when he said he felt out of sorts after a second-round 80 at the Ford Championship at…

Technical foul-up

By John Dawson

National | Some University of Georgia basketball players tried taking their game to the court of law.

Can I quote me on that?

By John Dawson

National | New York Yankees pitcher David Wells's claim he was misquoted in his autobiography lands him in elite company.

Electronic legal pad

By The Editors

National | Microsoft wants to change the way people take notes.

Number crunchers

By The Editors

National | Receipts soon may not provide as much information as they have in the past, but most customers won't complain.

Cancerous cells?

By The Editors

National | The cell-phone-as-health-hazard cause is all but dead.

Too heavy to fly?

By The Editors

National | Could the U.S. airline industry become a casualty of war with Iraq?

High wattage

By The Editors

National | An interview with J.C. Watts

Repression made in China

By Mindy Belz

International | While they still can, citizens are fighting a new bill of "rights" Beijing seeks to impose on the Legislative Council; it amounts, as the local Catholic…

Chavez's apocalypse

By Priya Abraham

International | Venezuelans brace for more trouble as strikers face crackdown



I can't imagine anyone voting for me at this point. Trash TV talk-show host and Democratic Senate hopeful Jerry Springer, at a party fundraiser, on obstacles…

Flashtraffic: Comments on Moran's comments

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) regrets that he "singled out the Jewish community." So do his embarrassed colleagues.

Cowboy president?

By Marvin Olasky

High Noon actually isn't a bad model for leaders forced into war

Quick Takes

Gray's dark days Only 27 percent of Californians approve of Gov. Gray Davis's job performance, according to a Los Angeles Times poll released last week, but…

Flashtraffic: Tony Blair's popularity dwindles

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Whose regime will fall first: Saddam Hussein's or Tony Blair's?

Flashtraffic: Bush's faith in Jesus draws attention

By Joel C. Rosenberg

President Bush's faith in Jesus Christ is a hot media topic these days.

Flashtraffic: Freedom Fries?

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Congressional corridors and Washington e-mail in-boxes are rife with anti-French jokes.

Scoring system:10 points for first place, 9 for second, down to 1 for tenth, on the lists of the American Booksellers Association (independent, sometimes…


A little less condescension

By Joel Belz

Being American doesn't mean you have to say "sorry," but it might help


Shortly after scanning Andree Seu's column on Chicago, I saw it with some friends. What a big mistake. The movie should be rated R. The sexual innuendos, the…

Snowstorm psychology

By Andrée Seu

Enjoying one day's respite from war and rumors of war

Evil times

By Marvin Olasky

But that's all the more reason for diligence and cheerfulness


Tears of the left

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Bruce Willis's new action movie implies certain ideas that make liberal critics queasy

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