Correspondence

CORRESPONDENCE How Representative? It should be a source of constant inspiration for every American that our democratic system and its protection of free speech survives and thrives...

...So, instead of tens of millions of women about to keel over, there are about a million who may or may not get certain, localized, mostly non-lifethreatening diseases, and most of which are mind- or dollar-related...
...Enclosed is the copy of your book about Bill Clinton which arrived uninvited...
...what...
...Thus I was shocked to read John Corry's diatribe on General Colin Powell ("Poupon Powell," TAS, September 1996...
...The parents would disburse the funds out of this account to the school of their choice...
...Then, too, the Justice Department does not bind an independent counsel...
...Nothing...
...therefore the funding should go directly to the student in the form of a deposit to the student's "Educational Savings Account...
...So it is time for Starr to preserve the integrity of his investigation and indict...
...Being a Southerner...
...This time he successfully got onto the green in the general vicinity of the pin...
...So if Clinton is re-elected and replaces a moderate or conservative justice with a liberal one, the liberals will have an absolute majority, and our country will have another Warren Court...
...Is Byron York so naive or misinformed to think that golf is a sport that can only be played by tour rules...
...But I can find no instance of Nixon demeaning and smearing the special counsel who was lawfully appointed...
...I share his con cern...
...Rather, they seem to be those oneworlders aptly described in the same issue by P.J...
...Sometimes, we find them practically in our own backyard...
...With Republican candidates down in the polls from ten to twenty percent, this is no time to nit-pick qualifications...
...Gary Aldrich's Unlimited Access is a good case in point...
...Today corpulent white males with Southern drawls, tomorrow swarthy little men with large noses and funny accents-or maybe even conservative editorialists who fail to follow the party line...
...I did not vote for President Clinton in 1992 and I am not voting for him in 1996...
...First, you side with Democrats in their non-stop bashing of R. Nixon, one of our great presidents, and then your Paul Johnson joins Democrats in kissing up to H.S...
...I very much enjoyed his review of Marcia Angell's book, Science on Trial ("Me Great Big American Breast Implant Scare," TAS, August 1996), which I plan to acquire for my surgeon spouse...
...My son, now six, likes cats and dogs but doesn't have a checking account...
...Bryant's complimentary copy o f R. Emmett Tyrrell's new book, Boy Clinton.-Ed...
...It is especially disheartening for me to see such a glaring example of writer's incompetence in the magazine whose writers' stellar performance is often taken for granted, for it is always there, month in and month out...
...Wall's hatred of abortion, I had forgotten about the incident he describes...
...If the press and their donors only asked a single question-what has PETA, HSUS, or any other national animal "rights" group done to save the 7.5 million animals killed by shelters each year?-they'd really have a reason to worry...
...By Rabkin's own analysis the Court currently has four liberals, three conservatives, and two moderates...
...Golf is a fastidious game...
...And they're not mulligans unless they're played, which York tells us Clinton did not do...
...Most said they had no idea how many women had had breast implants of any or all types, but estimated that 863,000 implants o f all types had been performed between 1962 and 1992...
...I am referring to the segment that speaks of Bill Clinton's enjoyment of tragedies such as the TWA disaster...
...JOHN D. AQUILINO Hyattsville, Maryland The Way We Were Bill Croke's memoir "Asylum in Vermont" (TAS, September 1996) brought back a flood of memories for me...
...Contrary to myths that have spread about possible indictments, nowhere in the Justice Department's Principles of Federal Prosecution is there a bar against indictment of a candidate approaching election...
...Actually, as with so many of Clinton's other excesses, there is a history...
...Perhaps he had simply blanked this out of his memory, his view of reality...
...I respect and believe Mr...
...When I saw Clinton hit the first ball down the fairway, then pull out another ball from his pocket and take a second shot, I asked my lifetime golfer friend, "What's he doing...
...Special dietary needs were accommodated...
...What have they done for the animals...
...The old gentleman had completely lost control of his bowels, and so was kept in a private room totally naked-where he walked about with a roll of toilet tissue, wiping himself and throwing the soiled paper out of the window while very seriously dictating letters (to an imaginary stenographer) to President Roosevelt, with advice on proper conduct of the war...
...For our new InterlochenShirt, we went to Peru...
...I had no time for cognitive, ablebodied "political prisoners...
...General Powell is a distinguished American...
...The break by Getty and AIDS activists from the animal movement is an immense threat to the cultural agenda of groups like PETA and the Humane Society of the United States...
...This provides a market based control on runaway tuition costs...
...I tried to confirm these numbers...
...But isn't this sort of thing a capsule definition of mental illness...
...in any event...
...Certainly Nixon never accused Cox of suborning perjury...
...Shattan's one- to two-million, and is at least an order of magnitude less than reported on television news...
...Being a man...
...My first wife was from Waterbury and we spent many pleasant times there while on shore leave from the Navy...
...Angell's real versus imaginary danger reduces the impending doom to much less significant levels...
...We all know what Richard Nixon once thought of his special counsel Archibald Cox...
...On reading Bill Croke's fine piece I was surprised that he did not mention the ninety-five political prisoners being held in the very building where he worked...
...The question arises: Quis custodiet ipso custodies...
...After his supporter Dan Lasater was jailed for drug distribution Clinton pardoned him, and Lasater shared connections with Clinton to no less incendiary a matter than drug trafficking in Mena, Arkansas...
...Again trace Clinton's life back to Arkansas...
...Alec Baldwin's threat against Americans for Medical Progress and the various death threats by animal activists sent to Jeff Getty and AIDS Quilt originator, Cleve Jones, should surprise no one...
...MARSHALL E. DEUTSCH @aol.com Dodd & Dodder Re September's About This Month: The Washington Post's Richard Cohen, who criticized Bob Dole for appearing on the Don Imus show, should also realize that candidate Bill Clinton also appeared on Imus in the 1992 campaign, and that Democratic Party co-chairman Sen...
...We American businessmen can't play as much as we're accused of, so we sportingly offer the feel-goodness of mulligans and gimmes, more so to the most harried-who is often the most prominent and poorest golfer of the group...
...That is one reason that, while I sup (Continued on page 87) 13 The American Spectator November x996 Correspondence (Continued from page r3...
...Few fully active businesspeople can shoot 78using tour or casual club rules...
...Compared to what...
...Bill Clinton will go down as one of the greatest presidents this country has ever had-heaven help us if Bob Dole should win...
...Any amount not spent in the current school year would accumulate for use in later years, including post-secondary education...
...I have been a subscriber since the late 198o's and watched as the magazine shifted to becoming a major voice in political commentary...
...Seen together, it becomes obvious that the last thing the social engineers behind these cosmetic makeovers are after is diversity...
...They have been in charge of the Duma for over two years, but the country is yet to see even a faint attempt to return to its "glorious" past...
...And Dr...
...Hospital doctors and nurses were made available to deal with medical problems...
...Or, heaven forfend, being a white southern male...
...Continued on page 9o) The American Spectator . November 19 9 6 87 Correspondence (Continued from page 87...
...Of the approximately loo letters, telephone calls, and fax transmissions sent in response to the AMP ad featuring my son, the one most illustrative of the animal activist attitude toward human suffering condemned the waste of money spent "trying to save genetically defective children...
...MICHAEL DUBRUIEL Lakeland, Florida Cancellation Flights I am no fan of Bill Clinton, but I feel that an On The Prowl segment in the September issue was not only in bad taste but truly reprehensible...
...Shattan...
...While you may have avoided the feeding frenzy, you sure nibbled at the chum...
...However, I was not one of the mental patients that Bill Croke ministered to...
...They fear losing support in the mainstream press and from their donors...
...Extrapolating from television estimates, about one in five women are about to die from breast implants...
...Kittens are fine, children with correctable health conditions are not...
...Cony will be extra vigilant...
...I do not agree with his position on abortion, affirmative action, or gun control either...
...he does not need me to champion his cause...
...Many Republicans appear to be Democrats (liberal) masquerading as Republicans (conservative), and a number of Democrats would be more at home in a conservative party...
...Education is for the student...
...claimed Starr was "out to get" him and his wife...
...Mr...
...Our catalog is Full of nice things from the good old U.S.A...
...And finally, to allow an approaching election to delay an indictment is to allow the process to be politicized in reverse...
...But without a doubt the worst thing I have heard over the past few years was not some parody of Limbaugh singing "The Lady is a Tramp" or "you would consider adultery, if you lived with Miss Hillary...
...unfortunately, I was not a subscriber at that time...
...He is a man who could lead an exodus from the Democratic Party of Afro-Americans and others who felt they had no place else to go...
...The authorities did not bother to subject us to the normal judicial process-i.e., a bail hearing, followed by a trial-but simply carted us off to jail...
...Again, Clinton proves to be one of the greatest liars to hold the office of president while Jack Nicklaus, one of the greatest golfers of all time, proves to be the gentleman that he always has been...
...On the other hand if Bill Clinton loses this election, I suspect he may use the motor voter bill to register as a Republican for the next time, and I hope Mr...
...It comes from Wisconsin ,( 111516 /.ands' R)id...
...W.R...
...JOSEPH R. PRIESTLEY LCDR, USN (RET...
...My first exposure to that world was watching Our President cheat...
...JIM RONGSTAD Woodbury, Minnesota Jiggling the Numbers Please do not misunderstand...
...Have you now come to accept their accusations as truth...
...EVERETT C. Ross Dana Point, California It was coincidental that just two months after watching our president play golf early last year at Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, California, I started to learn golf...
...Apparently, the pragmatic thing was to "sweep the whole business under the rug...
...I suppose we can breathe easily now and even celebrate: with all its awkward stumbling and stuttering, Boris Yeltsin's government is not the worst...
...Richland, Pennsylvania...
...Jenny Jones had six and is now a crusader against breast implants...
...I was unaware that anyone of major importance in the Republican Party had died and anointed John Corry as the all powerful being who could determine who is and who is not a Republican...
...The green is on a mound about six feet high...
...I'm not an attorney, but I do know how to count to five...
...Clinton's suggestion of a pardon for Susan McDougal should remind us that he might indeed serve up blanket pardons of other cronies upon election...
...Our luggage comes from next door For our Cashmere Sweaters, to Inner Mongolia...
...At binds' End, we're forever searching for such places...
...Dodd went out of his way to defend the alleged drug use of some White House staff, questioning the severity of drug-testing laws and expressing the compassionate view that one would have a difficult time telling the truth faced with the prospect of monthly drug testing...
...O'Rourke, Will Rogers, "The game of golf has made liars out of more people than the IRS...
...Most Clinton bashers know by now that reporting such trivial "wrongdoing" is counter-productive...
...Why don't you principled folks put in some kind words for Communists...
...But this does not make him a Democrat, nor should it deny him a place and a voice in the Republican Party...
...The administration notified the rest of the staff to avoid the Weeks Building area...
...To his multiple personalities Clinton has thus added another persona...
...I left the hospital service in the middle of all this, and before that was busy on the Dale Building geriatric wards, feeding, bathing, and changing the diapers of Alzheimer-type patients...
...Truman, a chief executive whose administration was notable for its scandal-ridden partisanship...
...The protozoan is Giardia lamblia (okay, call it "giardia" for short), and it's found not only in jungles, but in some mountain streams in the U.S., and, I understand, in the public water supply of at least one large Russian city...
...I generally find myself in agreement with most of your correspondents...
...In Russia Communism is dead and is no more dangerous than a cockroach squashed on the kitchen floor...
...But I still believe that he deserves more respect than your magazine and many far right Republicans are willing to give him...
...However, his chip overshot the green and then rolled down on the west side within about 25 feet from where I was watching...
...York describes as "cheating...
...In any case, the state of Vermont finally released us in May 199o, although we still had not received a trial in open court...
...We had performed a series of pro-life rescues (interposing our bodies between the unborn babies and those who were about to kill them) in the city of Burlington...
...JAMES HUNT @in fomine.net John Corry is right on...
...I agree with the 7o-year-old lady who called in to C-Span...
...may suffer from a wandering "i," but RET is guilty of a wandering "a...
...Christopher Dodd is a now regular guest...
...I mean, when Republicans of all kinds are under attack from the "mainstream media," do we need such drivel...
...Whether he indicts now or later, the partisans will charge politics...
...To the animal groups, he is nothing more than a nuisance of nature...
...RUSSELL VAN ZANDT @wwa.com Choice Words John R. Dunlap, in his review of the Sykes and McGroarty books on education ("Dumb and Dumber: Does Choice Mat ter...
...Oh, Gennady Zyuganov and his special team of kindergarten Communists...
...JOHN BRYANT Member of Congress (5th District, Texas) Washington, D.C...
...Please cancel my subscription and send the refund to the scholarship fund set up in the names of the Pennsylvania children that died in the crash of TWA Flight 8oo...
...Wall might be cheered to know that during the first days, while we endured a local media circus-and there was considerable debate among the staff as to the appropriateness of the setting for the pro-lifers' incarceration-I took his side, in arguments with liberal co-workers, that civil disobedience was not exclusively the province of the left...
...C O R R E S P O N D E N C E How Representative...
...Shattan and Dr...
...And even if he were, there is little evidence in the article that he was actually lying about more than a couple of strokes...
...Shattan writes, "By 1992, it is estimated that between 1 and 2 million American women had breast silicon-gel-filled implants-about half of which were manufactured by Dow Corning...
...The above note was received acknowledging receipt of Rep...
...I never met or spoke to Mr...
...I don't think Mr...
...Conservatives need to fight and win today's battles instead of dreaming about backlashes and elections decades away...
...But not always...
...I first observed Bill Clinton addressing his ball on the left (east) side of the green approximately 50 feet from the pin...
...That was when he hit Herbie Branscum's Perry County Bank for $285,000 in questionable loans...
...863,000 is within reasonable limits of Mr...
...The Coronado Golf Course 15th green, while essentially isolated from public view, is adjacent to and separated from the Coronado Yacht Club dry storage parking lot by a chain-link fence...
...They were dumped on us by a judge in Burlington because a recently vacated building was available...
...Starr wants to avoid appearing political, but as the Clintons demonstrate, in dealing with them there is no way to avoid being charged with politics...
...It is naive to think that Clinton would be playing under golfs official rules...
...She is buried there, in the Catholic cemetery...
...Whereupon the Boy President descended into gibberish-but slanderous gibberish-directed at Starr...
...A place where climate, tradition or sometimes just plain luck has resulted in an exceptional product...
...a day...
...Southport, Florida "Asylum in Vermont" brought back many memories...
...Some observers are surprised to see Clinton becoming so reckless...
...Seasoned Arkansans claim it is a sign of his fundamental insecurity, and law enforce ment officials will tell you he has much to be insecure about...
...Greens With Envy It's hard to believe you would waste eight pages of your September issue on Byron York's article, "Bill's Bad Lie," plus featuring it on TAS's cover...
...I called the American College of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the Food and Drug Administration, Dow Corning, and others...
...If you want to see the latest things our merchants have brought back from their travels, we'd be happy to send you a free copy of our catalog...
...As recently as 1990 Governor Clinton went into one of his electoral panics...
...They have money and might buy your publication too...
...President: "Isn't it obvious...
...Our Italian silks come from Italy...
...Shows how low the media will go to get this president...
...From such places as Water Valley, Mississippi...
...port school choice, I don't believe vouchers are the best tool to achieve this goal...
...Wall and his ninetyfour compatriots were guests of the state of Vermont for the simple reason that Chittenden County Jail was too small to house them...
...From day one I've felt Colin Powell belonged in the Democratic Party...
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...But perhaps after this fall's election, we should call a political timeout and choose up sides all over again...
...After all, what difference could it possibly make to anybody else what score he claimed to shoot while playing by his own rules...
...Whether there were any gimmes I cannot say...
...MARK JOBE Columbia, Maryland I could not help but think of that famous line of the twenties' P.J...
...I suspect this piece was written before the Republican convention and his electrifying speech as to why he was a Republican...
...For Starr to delay handing down the indictments that he has in hand is to encourage Clinton in such an atrocity...
...CHAZ STOUT Manassas, Virginia Semi-Republican, Semi-Colin I realize that The American Spectator began life as a college humor magazine...
...Clinton...
...They also noted that many women have more than one procedure...
...As I recall, Mr...
...O'Rourke as "happy-faced fascists" and "snuggle-puppy Stalinists...
...Jewell is under the suspicion of the "news media" and those same friendly folk that gave us Ruby Ridge and Waco...
...From now until election day, let's nail Boy Clinton only on stuff that matters and is provable, and let the chaff lie...
...In the meantime, must we abandon the tenet that a person is innocent until proven guilty...
...It is called "Mafia grandstanding...
...PETER FLEMING Pacific Palisades, California Byron York's masterpiece of journalism demonstrates far more clearly than anything I have ever read that Billy Clinton (the fabricator-in-chief) has an unassailable ability to let fly with full scale fibs at will and with no remorse...
...It's a basic violation of the rules of golf...
...Was I missing something...
...This is the first time I have been in disagreement with him...
...but rather a real-life interview with the aforementioned Senator Dodd...
...I am not pleased...
...Animal activists have no interest in or compassion for human beings, unless, of course, the humans in question happen to write nice checks in response to direct mail solicitations...
...Marcia Angell probably made more headway and acquired a more accurate estimate than I, as an anonymous curiosity caller, could...
...I have had the pleasure of listening to the Imus show on a regular basis on my commute to work every morning...
...We golfers would know that Mr...
...Allow the 10 November 19 9 6 The American Spectator A Shetland sweater shouldn't come from Brooklyn...
...If you accept that many women have "more than one," the number of women with breast implants declines from Mr...
...Puppies are okay, Gays are not...
...A few months ago, television evening news talking heads claimed that "tens of millions" of American women's lives are in danger due to their breast implants...
...Once my present subscription expires, I think you won't be hearing from me again...
...For this we were, of course, immediately arrested...
...When I heard on the evening news that Bill shot a 78,1 was quite surprised...
...A United States Senator having problems with the enforcement of laws created against drug abuse...
...Wall or any of his fellow activists...
...Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha...
...Take care...
...Her father told me about one of the patients at VSH when he worked there as an orderly during WWII...
...York...
...Among friends, even when money is involved, the "rules" under which play is conducted bear little resemblance to the official rules...
...We also know that he eventually had Cox removed...
...My concern is, once again, accuracy in other media...
...Moreover the American people, in casting their November vote, deserve to know if the Clintons have made good on their promise of "the most ethical government in history...
...Don't send me any more of your trash...
...Sure, picked up and dropped into a pot of chicken soup, it might kill the whole family, but doing that would be insane, wouldn't it...
...The irony of this whole business lay in the fact that the United States had bitterly criticized the Soviet Union for sending dissidents to mental hospitals...
...JAMES TYLER Ozark, Alabama Jiminy Crisis With reference to The Continuing Crisis in the September issue, what was it about Richard Jewell's picture that you found so frightening...
...We were brought to the Waterbury mental hospital, because the state of Vermont had run out of prison space...
...Statistically, this intrigued me...
...This "savings" feature is important because it makes the student/parents true education consumers, as it provides an economic incentive to weigh tuition costs in their decision...
...I was very offended by the implication that President Clinton was excited by news of the crash of flight 8oo...
...This I strongly applaud...
...TAS, September 1996), expresses the concern that vouchers will foster state control of private schools...
...I know his mother's life has been made intolerable by their activities...
...Odd, when did PETA and pals become the arbiters of who should live and who should die, who is genetically suitable and whose genes simply don't fit nature's eco blueprint...
...JOSEPH P. WALL Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bill Croke replies: While I share Mr...
...If the man is guilty of anything, punishment will follow soon enough...
...Lehrer: "Do you personally believe that's what this is all about, is to get you and Mrs...
...Angell's statistics...
...He had a 78, not a 79, if his opponents gave him the tiny putt on the last hole, and second ball practice shots are not uncommon in casual or "club" golf...
...Jojr...
...To lifelong business golfers like myself, Bill Clinton came across as unusually honest in the golf scoring Mr...
...Such debasement of judicial proceedings that have been undertaken in accordance with established legal practices is the tactic of organized crime figures...
...He then again attempted to chip onto the green, but flubbed the shot as it dribbled about 15 feet up the rise toward the green...
...He said, "He's taking a mulligan...
...Trace his life back through his many campaigns in Arkansas and you will see that, as the date of an election draws near, Clinton panics...
...He will be less likely to grant blanket pardons if his cronies are duly indicted before the election than if they are unindicted, their alleged wrongs still hidden from the American people...
...He does have a congenital heart defect correctable thanks to research using a variety of animals...
...Security on a z4-hour basis was provided by a number of Vermont law enforcment agencies, and a skeleton crew of hospital staff was assigned to transport meals from the main kitchen three times daily...
...r 1 Addrrss Apt...
...His article is just a rehash of news items, many of which have long ceased to be news, without even the slightest attempt to organize the facts, let alone conceptualize them...
...To further lessen the potential of government control of private schools, the federal and state education departments should be abolished along with their requirements and mandates...
...What does he stand guilty of...
...MT f Our Belgian linens come from Belgium...
...I like John Cony's work...
...A dozen accusations based on fact or credible testimony are worth 50 when half of them are just hearsay or speculation...
...I think Dr...
...The disbursement of that money led to legal ordeals for Branscum, from which the banker has only recently been freed...
...Jewell and Craig Livingstone was gratuitous and not worthy of your publication...
...I was unable to observe the putting, although it seemed to go fairly quickly...
...FRANCIS G. MORRISON Columbus, Ohio Your staff writer Byron York is now going after President Clinton's golf game...
...All people who play golf regularly know that the Official Rules of Golf are obeyed strictly by only a handful of players outside of the pros, and in official tournaments...
...Clinton's 78 was not by the same yardstick as a pro event or even an official club event...
...such criticism would be unwarranted...
...Wall means to blame the Vermont State Hospital staff for this sad episode...
...FRED ZWICKER New York, New York Editorials (Continued from page 17...
...DMITRI OSTROVSKY Charlotte, North Carolina Courting Disaster I respectfully but vehemently disagree with Jeremy Rabkin's opinion that regardless of who wins the next election the Supreme Court will remain "Stuck in the Middle" (TAS, September 1996...
...Bernstein apparently thought was too taxing an effort...
...And it is time for candidate Dole to ask the president publicly if he intends to pardon the McDougals...
...Now, from the same White House comes news that tobacco might be declared a "drug...
...STEVEN M. MITCHELL Shennan Oaks, California Lighten Up Re the July "Hooters Gals" and "Dark Women Rule" articles: It could be added that, while Betty Crocker becomes darker complected, Aunt Jemima (of Pancake Mix fame) has been getting lighterskinned, and primmer as well...
...I intend to vote for Dole/Kemp because the alternative is completely unacceptable...
...Rather, I was one of ninety-five political prisoners held in that building from Feb 12 November 1996 The American Spectator ruary 1990 until May 1990...
...WAYNE SPRINGER Paso Robles, California Beast Masters I am the father of "Baby John," the infant on life support referred to by Ike Sugg in his chronicle of the animal movement's schism with the gay community ("Getty's Fortune," TAS, October 1996...
...And if Clinton can replace 76-year-old justice Stevens with a younger liberal, that new Warren Court could stay in power for twenty-five years...
...This is neither criticism of Joseph Shattan nor his work...
...Being white...
...But then there are a lot of other Republicans whose conservative credentials are lacking much semblance of conservatism...
...I suppose that even though I am a registered Republican and consider myself right of center, I still believe in old-fashioned ideas such as respect and dignity...
...ALICE LADUKE Potterville, Michigan I read "Bill's Bad Lie" with considerable interest...
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...Jack Kemp, for one, seems to be only a little to the right of Powell...
...The future of the Supreme Court" should be "a rousing issue in the current campaign...
...I 1-800-356-4444 1'hase mention ad...
...I enjoy its humor and the seriousness...
...co m/CataIogs-ml guy a small self-conceit or even a trifling self-deception, would you Mr...
...He ought to bring the indictments down now before the Clintons fling any more dirt on the legal process...
...Vouchers directly connect the education bureaucrats to the private school, since the bureaucrats will write the checks when the vouchers are redeemed...
...There are, in fact, quite a few antidemocratic trends in Russian politics, both covert and overt, but in order to see and recognize them for what they are, one must...
...The comparison you made between Mr...
...COLLIER Augusta, Georgia Anent September's Continuing Crisis, Ms...
...It should be a source of constant inspiration for every American that our democratic system and its protection of free speech survives and thrives in spite of lowlife hustlers like yourself who prosper from misinforming people...
...Like merchants since the time of Marco Polo, we travel to the ends of the map - to find manufacturers as finicky about materials and construction as we are...
...Why in God's name, when they can't even handle the substances that already are illegal, would they want to add to the list...
...Well, many things, at the very least-get out of the National Press Club or Heritage Foundation cocktail bar and look around, the one thing that Mr...
...JOHN A. MCCARTHY Perrysburg, Ohio So Boy Wonder thinks he can outdistance Jack Nicklaus off the tee...
...Along with three employees of the Coronado Yacht Club, I had the opportunity to observe a portion of the president's play on the par 3,17o-yard 15th hole...
...Russian to Judgment "Not yet the worst," laments Jonas Bernstein (TAS, September 1996), "as long as you ignore Chechnya and the corruption...
...From what I have learned, the evidence does not warrant the feeding frenzy enjoyed by the authorities and "media...
...Granted, it's not easy at all to cover a country as huge and diverse, and traditionally volatile, as Russia...
...An influential friend had invited me to follow the presidential party in his golf cart...
...After a few choice words, he picked up his ball, returned it to the approximate location of the dubbed chip shot, and played the ball again...
...Let's not blame one individual, for it is a disability that ails the whole corps of American journalism, whose members have long developed their own style of reporting and analysis, as distinct as it is superficial...
...For some things, there's only one place to go...
...For out- G-ee catalog, call Suzy time, 24 hours...
...I don't find any comfort in the hope that someday, someone, maybe our grandchildren, will elect "a more confident Congress" which "can force it [the Court] to retreat...
...This would also benefit public schools by returning decisions to the local level and giving the parents a voice instead of the NEA...
...Puyallup, Washington...
...Our Shetlands come from Scotland, the home of Shetlands...
...I too was a "resident" at the Waterbury State Hospital, right there in the Weeks Building that author Bill Croke mentions, during part of the period that he worked there...
...RICHARD WIEDERMAN Port Jefferson, New York I have in hand a copy of your August issue, the first example of your product I have seen...
...BOB POLANECZKY Oreland, Pennsylvania "Bill's Bad Lie" was unfair, even though it seemed to fit with so much of what you have reported about President Clinton...
...Actually independent counsel Starr is sitting on several cases that are ready for indictment...

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