EDITORIALS FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2004
Intelligence chief belongs inside
President Bush's move to appoint a national intelligence director is a relatively quick response to the 9/11 commission's report, but his refusal to give the position budgetary control or Cabinet rank undermines the main reasons for creating it.

Tennis event important to local image
When the billboards along Interstate 71 begin sporting the big smiling faces of your favorite tennis stars, it can only mean one thing - the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters Tennis Series has arrived. Through Aug. 8, Greater Cincinnati is hosting some tennis drama and a lot of fun as one of the area's most popular events heats up the tennis courts in Mason.

OTHER OPINIONS
Letters to the editor
Spend on schools instead of fountain.

YOUR VOICE: CHRISTOPHER S. KELLEY
Poor network coverage ill serves voters
We have a crisis in the United States that the broadcast media do not want us to know about. It doesn't have to do with terrorism, failing schools or even gay marriage. The crisis is that Americans are politically cynical, and a large contributing factor is the broadcast media.

SUNDAY FORUM
National Underground Freedom Center
The Freedom Center isn't just about exhibits, but about creating a safe place to extend and deepen the local and national dialogue on crucial issues
More than a museum
A grand, bold vision for change
Challenging the barriers to freedom
'Candle in the window' marks a safe house
Other dialogue centers
Special section: Tour the Freedom Center


Hot Corner: Nipping at heels of newsmakers
Oh, Martha, we don't think so.
More letters: Obama shines as Democrats' star
Trail Mix: Notes on political campaigns

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.

SOUND OFF
How to contact your congressman
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