Letters to the Editor
from L. Neil Smith, A.X. Perez, Craig Goodrich, The Editor,
Paul Bonneau, and Jim Davidson
Why Two Libertarian Parties Are Better
by Jim Davidson
Earlier this year, I was asked by my good friend Thomas Knapp
to help him with a problem. He wanted to keep the Boston Tea Party going, but
most of its national committee had gotten bored or left for other reasons. After
some reflection, I concluded that it was a good thing to do.
Let Them Eat Steak!
by Don Childers
Early last June, under cover of darkness, by voice vote so that
no one would be held accountable, the United States Senate voted to privatize
a long-time government-run operation. After subsidizing the system for more than
four decades, the champions of government intervention decided to call it quits.
by A.X. Perez
I really dislike Bill Clinton. however I have to admit he did
at least one good thing as president, he ordered the Pentagon to make its
research on hybrid engines (and other improved mileage engines) available to
Detroit in i993.
On a Clear Day You Can See Bulgaria -- But Who Wants to Look?
by L. Neil Smith
I've been a science fiction writer for 17 or 27 years,
depending on how you look at it. During that time, it seems like there's
always been some editor or agent on the phone, whining into my ear about
how bad business is lately.
New Maps of Bulgaria
by L. Neil Smith
First, the bad news. Several years ago, I wrote an essay,
"On a Clear Day You Can See Bulgaria -- But Who Wants to Look?" (See previous
article) and the previous article in this issue), about the sad state that
science fiction, as a literary form, then found itself in.