EDITORIALS FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2004
Detecting the next terror attack
This week's blitz of 9-11 hearings, press conferences and high-level testimony circled back to FBI inadequacies in preventing terrorist attacks. In the midst of all this we should remember that our country's first objective should be how to prevent the next attack, not the last one.

Keep those kindergarten options open
In kindergarten, as in many other aspects of life, it is good to have choices.

Hot air: Bush taxes logic
Last week, we took Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry to task for his ads and speeches that distorted the Bush administration's stance on the outsourcing of jobs. Well, the Bush camp isn't above playing a cynical game of Twister, either.

OTHER OPINIONS
YOUR VOICE: KAREN ARNETT
Air needn't be dangerous to be bad
Kendra Schroer missed the point in her "Your voice" column "Our dirty air spews mostly from cars" (April 8) about Title X, the "now-defunct" city air quality ordinance.

Letters to the editor
Letters to the editor on topics of the day.
SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
Rice leaves central points unresolved after testimony
The blizzard of words in Condoleezza Rice's testimony Thursday did not resolve central points about what the government knew, should have known, did and should have done before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

More letters: 9-11 and the war on terrorism
In her testimony, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said that there was "no silver bullet that could have prevented 9/11 from happening."
Hot Corner: Nipping at the heels of the newsmakers

CRISIS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Survivors network: It's time to get an accounting
David Clohessy is the national director of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests). Clohessy said a priest molested him and his brothers as children, and that one of his brothers grew up to become a priest who is also a sexual abuser.

Voice of the Faithful: Seeking changes
Jim Muller, a physician who battled nuclear weapons, has turned his attention to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He is a founder and former president of Voice of the Faithful, one of several grassroots, lay organizations formed in the wake of the clergy sex abuse in the Church.

GUEST COLUMNIST - NAN FISCHER
'Voices' hope to empower laity
One response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis, which is currently erupting in the Catholic Church in Cincinnati, has been the development of a national organization called Voice of the Faithful (VOTF). Currently there are more than 30,000 members and 181 affiliates across the United States.

ENQUIRER EDITORIAL
Speak out now
So far at least 10 former students have filed suit alleging sexual abuse at the hands of former Elder High School Principal Lawrence Strittmatter.

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