The Dan Weiner Delivery
by Alan R. Weiss
Its just under 400 miles from Austin to Houston, round trip. It
might as well be another dimension, though, when you're going to visit someone who is
dying. The twin rush hours of Houston and Austin fade in memory, and what remains is
not the physical discomfort of the hot Texas sun and the traffic, but the truth of
why I went to see Dan Weiner.
Does The Government Want To Genetically Engineer A Population Of Docile Taxpayers?
by Ann Morgan
I just read what may be the most nauseating anti-freedom article I
have ever had the misfortune of coming across. The article was
entitled 'The puzzling future of intelligence' by Maxwell J. Mehlman.
It was originally published in the Boston Globe, but can now be read at: [link]
The Conviction of Christine Wilhelm
by Todd Andrew Barnett
The verdict is in: Christine Wilhelm, the mother who confessed to
killing her four-year-old son Luke and attempted murder of her
five-year-old son Peter in a bathtub in their home, has been found guilty of second degree
murder. Whether or not one concurs with the jury's decision, he cannot deny that the jury
made a valid choice, due to the overwhelming evidence lined up against this woman.
Ergo, it's fair to say that the jury not only made the smartest choice, but also the
Blinded by Dumbo
by Doug Newman
If President Al Gore had committed U.S. Marines to Liberia, he would
be the object of endless ridicule from Republicans.
The Marriage Strike
by Wendy McElroy
Why do fewer people marry? According to a 1999
National Vital Statistics Report from the CDC, 7.4 per 1,000
Americans married in 1998. From 1990 to 1995, the marriage rate dropped from 9.8 to 7.6.
Different sources render other statistics but the trend remains sharply downward.
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