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Russell La Valle
May 31, 2003 -- In the new year of 1803, America consisted of sixteen states. There were no prairie dogs or grizzly bears. No jackrabbits or bighorn sheep. No cutthroat trout. No salmonberries or pawpaw fruit. Sagebrush tumbled elsewhere. All of this would change forever on May 14, 1804, with the beginning of one of America's greatest adventure stories: the Lewis and Clark expedition.
June 2003 -- Surely, if Martha Burk of the National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO) has learned anything from her attempt to force the Augusta National Golf Club (ANGC) to admit women as members, it is that she has no future as an events planner. Her own protest was a flop. A host of bizarre exhibitionists turned the demonstration site into a circus. And the Masters Tournament went off without a hitch.
But to evaluate Burk by the standards of reality is to miss the point.
April 2004 -- Cultures, like people, have a sense of life, which Ayn Rand characterized as an "emotional atmosphere." "This emotional atmosphere," she said, "represents a culture's dominant values and serves as the leitmotif of a given age, setting its trends and its style" ("The Age of Envy," The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution, p. 162).
April 18, 2002 -- Now that Secretary of State Colin Powell’s mission to break the Israeli-Palestinian impasse has failed, the only peace plan that remains on the table is Saudi Prince Abdullah’s proposal delivered at the Arab League summit meeting in Beirut on March 27.