Nowadays, treaties and United Nations conferences have supplanted little magazines as the preferred places for ``progressive" thinkers to take the latest trends out for strolls in the sun. Hence the WCARRDXRI.
Are you for humans or for suckerfish? That's the issue in Klamath Falls, Oregon, where armed U.S. federal marshals are guarding the irrigation canal gates to keep the river from flowing to 1,400 farms that will soon be out of business if they don't get water.
It is astonishing enough that President Bush has retained Bill Clinton's federal prosecutor in Manhattan, one of the Justice Department's key appointments. Mary Jo White, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, now claims veto power over who monitors the Teamsters union. What's more, she has partially succeeded.
I cannot imagine a more horrifying mistake than the one made by Brian Palmer Gilbert. He absent-mindedly left his 5-month-old son Kyle in his car for two hours while he was visiting his in-laws, and the boy died.
It may not have quite the box-office draw of talking apes or dinosaurs amok, but "Legally Blonde," an engagingly silly comedy of manners pitting the Hollywood elite against the Ivy League, beauty vs. brains, was No. 4 at the box office last weekend, grossing nearly $60 million in its first three weeks.
Some people will do anything to get their hands on federal wampum. Across the country, scam artists claiming to be oppressed "indigenous peoples" have used dubious family histories, altered documents or shady land claims to win government recognition as Indian tribes.
The City Journal is rapidly becoming the indispensable magazine in America today. It focuses on urban matters, but in doing so manages to cast light on the key questions that preoccupy public policy -- crime, race relations, family structure, entrepreneurship, education, the environment and religion.