- Newsmaker: Rebate Alternative to Tax Cuts - If projected federal surpluses don't pan out, the government could be caught short. Steve Hofman, a Republican policy and management consultant, has devised a year-by-year tax-cut alternative that would benefit taxpayers while constricting government spending.
- Reporter's Notebook: Surveillance at the Super Bowl - At Sunday's Super Bowl, thousands had their pictures taken without their knowing it. Their faces were instantly compared with those of known criminals and possible terrorists. Beth Givens,directs The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. She cautions that the first test of this new biometric technology poses serious threats to first amendment rights.
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