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Number 317, May 1, 2005

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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 Internet—even on the libertarian mailing list in which I participate—contrasting 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 will—allegedly—turn 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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