By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Philosopher Julian Baggini has a high-altitude new assignment _ pondering the significance and symbolism of the White Cliffs of Dover, landmarks he likens to Britain's Statue of Liberty.
"Union Station is the perfect place to celebrate preservation," said first lady Laura Bush at the Restore America gala Tuesday night. As trains rumbled beneath the restored train terminal's East Hall, Mrs. Bush stood before a gathering of 356 preservationists to accept one of five "hero" awards from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Home and Garden Television (HGTV).