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Cover Story


by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | In a White House interview, President Bush discusses his faith, his role in the battle against homosexual marriage, and his determination to fight terrorists…

In this issue: "Bush: Holding the line," June 5, 2004


Stuff of fantasy

By Susan Olasky

National | Sidebar

Out of bounds

By Lynn Vincent

National | EDUCATION: Do "opt-out" policies protect public-school parents who want to keep explicit material away from their children?

Living and learning

National | Taking a year off between high school and college can be very beneficial-if you spend it wisely


By Chris Stamper

National | Technology


By Dan Perkins

National | Business


By John Dawson

National | Sports

Yale bulldog

By Susan Olasky

National | As a founder of the conservative movement in the 1950s, William F. Buckley helped change the course of a nation. Now, he says, "we have a fighting chance to…

French connection

By Priya Abraham

International | FRANCE: Will pomp and circumspection at Normandy revive a Bush-Chirac alliance soured by differences over Iraq?

Domino effect?

By Bob Jones

International | EUROPE: As President Bush's approval ratings plummet, his European allies look on nervously. But his opponents may be in trouble, too

Unifying agent

By The Editors & John Dawson

National | POLITICS: The House minority leader's shrill attack on President Bush brings fractious Republicans together


The Buzz

By The Editors

The Buzz


By The Editors


Quick Takes

By The Editors

Quick Takes

Blog Watch

By The Editors

Buzz from online journals, including


By The Editors



'Worth a Mass'

By Andrée Seu

When barring politicians from the Lord's table, are some wrongs more absolute than others?

Desert miracle

By Marvin Olasky

It would take an "extremely outstanding or unusual event" for things to work out well in Iraq


Golding's anniversary

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Fifty years later, The Lord of the Flies remains a powerful critique of the human condition

Too colorful

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Movie Review

Playing Puritan

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | TV Review

Big Mac attack

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Movie Review


By Arsenio Orteza

Culture | The top five best-selling country albums according to Billboard magazine, May 29

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