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Bush’s ‘Nuclear Offensive’ for Peace?
David Corn says the Bush administration’s plan to potentially use nuclear weapons for “offensive deterrence” is either Orwellian or Strangelovian.

The Most Far-Reaching Gag Order in First Amendment History?
Nat Hentoff says it’s in the USA Patriot Act, which (among other things) authorizes the FBI to seize lists of books used by those suspected of terrorist activities–and prevents the press from reporting on the seizures.

Few Risks Seen to Children of First Cousins
Wanna marry your cousin? The New York Times says go right ahead.