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F ormer anti-war activist Bill Clinton now so completely embraces militarism that he has even declared war with himself. Who will win? Touchy-feely Billy, who shares pain with adolescents, or Camouflage Clinton, who dispatches Texaco tankers to five-alarm blazes?

The big daily newspaper companies have noticed the flourishing alternative market and are beginning to respond in typical monopolistic style by buying up the properties.

Many westerners think of meditation as an esoteric or trendy practice, though those who practice it on a regular basis see that its applications are plainly practical.

Some critics believe that the U.S. Drug Czar's hesitancy to embrace marijuana's potential as medicine undermines his credibility with the public.

Also this week, we check out some doubts about the forthcoming national census, examine the web presence of the Election 2000 hopefuls, and get the benefit of our columnists' opinions on population control, events in Littleton, the presence of evil in the world, and more.


Columns
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Pistol Grip [8]
Birth control may be the solution to all of our problems.
— Jeff Smith, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
After Littleton [9]
What will the events in Littleton mean for today's teenagers?
— Margaret Renkl, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Evil Lurks [10]
Angry young man or cranky old fart? You decide!
— Cap'n O, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Memphis Funk [11]
Walter Jowers thanks Memphis for giving him soul.
— Walter Jowers, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Addicted to the Internet [12]
Drugs on the World Wide Web.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
What I'm Driving At [13]
The 1999 Mazda Prtege ES and the 2000 Plymouth Neon LX.
— Marc Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Volume II, Issue 46
May 10 - May 17, 1999  
 
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Internal Conflict [2]
How one-time anti-war activist Bill Clinton learned to stop worrying and love bombing Kosovo.
— Barry Crimmins, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Losing Alternative [3]
Threatened by insurgent alternative weeklies, the big dailies say, "If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em."
— Tali Woodward, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Mind Game [4]
Precise observation leads to clarification, and sometimes levitation.
— Sam Negri, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
General Doubts [5]
U.S. drug czar Barry McCaffrey eyes medical pot with the wary suspicion of a highway cop.
— Jason Gay, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Countdown To Chaos? [6]
It's safe to assume that Tucson officials will complain about having an undercounted population when census figures are released in a few years.
— Dave Devine, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Campaigning on the Web [7]
Presidential Candidates' Web Sites Give Look Into Candidates.
— Jack Moczinski, WEEKLY ALIBI
 

Teeny Tidbits
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Mr. Smarty Pants [14]
Our resident know-it-all unearths the latest trivia.
— R.U. Steinberg, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Now What? [15]
Can't get enough news? You're in luck -- more news is created every day. Our Now What? page offers a plethora of recommended links to help keep you living in the present.
WEEKLY WIRE
 

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