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There are seven articles in the February 5, 2007 issue:

COMMENT
"Webbcast" by Hendrik Hertzberg: What the real state of the union is.

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Over There" by James Surowiecki: Why Wall Street doomsayers are wrong.

ANNALS OF LAW
"Google's Moon Shot" by Jeffrey Toobin: Copyright and the quest to create a universal library.

SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Please Read Before Suing" by Larry Doyle: Don't worry, just keep taking these pills.

LETTER FROM WYOMING
"Boomtown Blues" by Alexandra Fuller: Money brings trouble to cow country.

FICTION
"Good People" by David Foster Wallace: A religious young man questions his heart.

ON TELEVION
"Hostile Acts" by Tad Friend: The Sarah Silverman Program puts the mean back in funny.

Listen FREE to President Bush's 2007 State of the Union Speech and the Democrat's Response to the State of the Union Address delivered by Virginia Senator Jim Webb.

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