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December 27, 2001

Graduates create an ugly scene
At a recent winter graduation ceremony for students at Cal State Sacramento, the commencement speaker was booed off the stage when she raised questions about the extent to which we should give up our civil liberties in our quest for security. The young people responsible for that ugly scene may have college degrees, but they are utterly ignorant of the traditions and values of individual freedom that define us as a nation.

Fixing election flaws
The U.S. House's version of election reform goes a long way toward correcting the worst problems revealed in the aftermath of the 2000 elections.

Vines had to go to keep the city from regressing
Re: Baker fires Vines for rousing distrust, Dec. 19.  

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