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"It's my understanding the [anti-terrorism] bill wasn't printed before the vote—at least I couldn't get it. They played all kinds of games, kept the House in session all night, and it was a very complicated bill. Maybe a handful of staffers actually read it, but the bill definitely was not available to members before the vote." r

— Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) in the November 9 issue of Insight magazine.

"Conscripts would have what all Americans now demand: choice."

— Charles Moskos and Paul Glastris in the November 4 Washington Post, laying out their plan for a new draft.

"All Taliban are moderate….we are all moderates—taking the middle path."

— Taliban leader Mullah Omar Mohammad in a November 15 interview with the BBC's Pashto news service.


Does rebel radio have a future in America? That's the question that reason Associate Editor Jesse Walker, author of the new Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America, addressed in a November talk at the Cato Institute. Visit cato.org/events/ 011101bf2.html for audio and video of the talk, which also features comments by former reason columnist Thomas W. Hazlett of the American Enterprise Institute.