Robert Ingersoll

Rational Man

The skeptic who scandalized Victorian America.

Jan 28, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 19 • By KATHERINE MANGU-WARD



Canning Spam

The new anti-spam legislation is almost here. If we're lucky, it won't make matters worse.

11:00 PM, Dec 10, 2003

Boola What?

From the December 8, 2003 issue: Katherine Mangu-Ward, bulldog.

Dec 8, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 13

Picking on Pickering

Democratic fundraisers trash a judge's reputation.

Dec 1, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 12

The Senate's All-Nighters

As filibusters go, it was something of a letdown.

Nov 24, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 11

The Seamline Fence

Walking along Israel's latest attempt to protect itself from terror.

11:00 PM, Nov 2, 2003

Hungary for Freedom

A steadfast ally gets some long-overdue recognition.

12:00 AM, Oct 16, 2003

Leni and Elia

Another decent dead genius gets lumped in with Leni Riefenstahl.

12:00 AM, Oct 10, 2003

Anger Management

A look at how the Democratic spinners got on message on recall night, and how they see the future.

8:10 AM, Oct 9, 2003

Let Them Eat Vouchers

Poor kids in D.C. could get an education if this bill passed the Senate.

Oct 13, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 05

Shut Up, They Explained

From the September 29, 2003 issue: Congress draws a bead on talk radio.

Sep 29, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 03

An American Prisoner in China

Falun Gong demonstrators ask State Department to help free an American citizen from Chinese prison.

12:00 AM, Sep 18, 2003

Leni and Eddie

NPR lumps a nuclear scientist and a Nazi aggrandizer into the same afterlife.

1:45 PM, Sep 16, 2003

Pipes Doesn't Pander

President Bush appoints one of his critics to the U.S. Institute of Peace.

12:00 AM, Aug 22, 2003

Congress's Spam Menu

Do they really want to stop all those Viagra ads?

Aug 25, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 47

A Libertarian of the Left?

Dennis Kucinich courts the libertarian vote.

12:00 AM, Aug 8, 2003

Night and Day

The presidential Medal of Freedom awards this year provide yet another contrast between George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

12:00 AM, Jul 23, 2003

Never Having To Say You're Sorry

Two American art experts who resigned over the Iraqi National Museum "tragedy" look back on their decisions. No, they're not sorry.

12:00 AM, Jul 11, 2003

Do Not Pass Go

Katherine Mangu-Ward, member of the press.

Jun 23, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 40

Bush v. Europe

The administration sues the European Union over genetically-modified foods.

12:00 AM, May 28, 2003

No Smoking Gun

The NAACP goes to great lengths to sue gunmakers for firearm-related deaths of blacks.

12:00 AM, May 8, 2003

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