Last week, in that pass-the-peace-pipe cadence of his, our president told Congress that government should be "active but limited, engaged but not overbearing." We can assume he wasn't talking about the local cops' war on Ecstasy (see Leyla Kokmen's February 21 City Beat, "Party Over"). Still, Bush's budget pitch had the touchy-feely banality of a boring rave. Soon the government we pay for will resemble the music we... More >>>