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Cover Story

JOHNNY-COME-LATELY

JOHNNY-COME-LATELY

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | John Kerry's selection of John Edwards as his running mate puts a first-term senator on the Democrats' national ticket -- but it could also force the GOP to…

In this issue: "Kerry picks Edwards as VP," July 17, 2004

Features

Socialism recycled

Socialism recycled

By Gene Edward Veith

National | The left swung the last presidential election, as Ralph Nader grabbed a crucial 3 percent of the vote. Led by high-decibel radicals like Michael Moore, the…

Could this man be Bush's Nader?

Could this man be Bush's Nader?

By Gene Edward Veith

National | Constitution Party may represent the margin of defeat for President Bush

Throwing a party

Throwing a party

By Gene Edward Veith

National | A successful third party is possible in the United States, but it must work from the ground up

A decent proposal

A decent proposal

By Lynn Vincent

Politics | With the law that protects children from online porn on the ropes, John Ashcroft may be the last defense for online child safety

Key rulings of the 2003-04 Supreme Court

By Bob Jones

Politics | Clarence Thomas voting to protect the rights of internet pornographers? Stranger things may have happened on the Supreme Court this term -- but not often

Out of the shadows

Out of the shadows

By Priya Abraham

International | U.S. pressure brings attention to a humanitarian crisis, but can Khartoum be trusted to keep its promises?

Dispatches

Mailbag

By The Editors

Hogwash I am president of an organization that teaches Bible to public-school children during school hours in the state capitol area, so your story about the…

Quotables

By The Editors

"We've got better hair." » U.S. Sen. John Kerry, adding a punchline to his list of reasons that the Kerry-Edwards ticket is superior to Bush-Cheney. "It's the

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Buzz off Gordan A. Bryant of Springfield, Ill., didn't have the element of surprise on his side when he allegedly tried to rob the Farmer's State Bank of…

The Buzz

By The Editors

Politics Nearly two-thirds of voters in a CNN-USA Today-Gallup Poll said they approved of the selection of John Edwards for the No. 2 spot on the Democratic…

Reviews

Farenheit 9/11: All heat, no light

Farenheit 9/11: All heat, no light

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Reasonable arguments against the war in Iraq exist -- but this unbalanced screed displays none of them

America's Heart & Soul: All heart, little soul

America's Heart & Soul: All heart, little soul

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | This documentary now in theaters aims at making Americans feel good about their country

Spider-Man 2: Peter's principles

Spider-Man 2: Peter's principles

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | The Spider-Man franchise continues to prove that big movies with broad appeal can be done well

Bestselling CDs

By Arsenio Orteza

Culture | The top five bestselling CDs according to the July 3 issue of Billboard magazine

Notebook

Business

Business

By Dan Perkins

Business | Detroit's Big Three automakers are expected to offer extra buying incentives this summer

Sports

Sports

By John Dawson

Sports | Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was Kobe Bryant's first choice to coach the Lakers after Phil Jackson left

Technology

Technology

By Chris Stamper

Technology | Intel's new 64-bit Xeon processor will be able to display smoother graphics and crunch more data while using less power

Voices

Temple of doom

Temple of doom

By Marvin Olasky

Reality trumps an overactive imagination -- as it should

Messy stuff

Messy stuff

By Joel Belz

Amnesty for Iraqi killers is shocking, but freedom and war have never been neat activities

The affair

The affair

By Andrée Seu

A quiet seed develops -- and the unthinkable becomes thinkable

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