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Letters to the Editor
from EJ Totty, Lady Liberty, L. Neil Smith, and Alex Smith
Some of Them Will be Your Enemies
by L. Neil Smith
Over the past few days there's been a lot of talk on the Interneteven
on the libertarian mailing list in which I participatecontrasting the
new Pope, Benedict the XVI, with the old Pope, John Paul II.
Prostitutes and Politicians
by Ron Beatty
It's been a few weeks since I've submitted an article to
TLE, and just doing some browsing on the internet, I decided it was time to
speak out again, just to express my opinion of some of our so-called leaders.
Not So Fast
by Alan R. Weiss
I recently found myself defending the BSDM community in
one of the libertarian movement/freedom movement forums I seem to enjoy. There
was a great deal of discussion on whether or not "we" would be somehow "endorsing"
bondage, sadism, domination, and/or masochism.
There's Good News and There's Bad News
by Lady Liberty
If you rely on traditional media outlets or government spokesmen to get
the news, the chances are good that you're confused. From the
government and conservative media, we hear what a a success the war
efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan are; from the liberal and libertarian
media, we hear of ongoing opposition to our very presence in these
countries. From conservative sources, we hear that basic scientific
principles such as evolution are in serious question; from the
traditionally more liberal academic community, we hear precisely the
TV Turnoff Week
by Jonathan David Morris
This week, millions of Americans willallegedlyturn
off their TVs for the sake of turning off their
TVs. It's all part of an annual event called TV
Turnoff Week, which urges people to get off their
couches… and sit back down with a nice, quiet book.
Perhaps you've heard of it. Perhaps not. They don't
advertise it too well on TV. Anyway, to do my part to
promote literacy, I've compiled this here list of the
top ten things about television. Feel free to read
them at your own leisurely pace.
Transparency Crucial for Accountability
by Wendy McElroy
New York City's Administration for Children's Services
has announced an "independent review" of the controversial AIDS-drug trials
conducted between 1988 and 2001 on children in its foster care.
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