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Entries by Chris Weigant from 06/2007

Sorry, Kids, Scooter's Going To Jail

| Posted 06.05.2007 | Politics
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James Carville should be ashamed of himself. His wife, Republican Mary Matalin, somehow convinced him to sign a letter to the sentencing judge for Lew...

Bush's Libby Pardon Pickle

| Posted 06.06.2007 | Politics
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If he pardons Libby, he'll further harm his standing among the rest of the country. If he does not, he's going to lose even more of his base.

My One Year Anniversary On The Huffington Post

| Posted 06.13.2007 | Politics
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This column marks my first anniversary posting here on the Huffington Post. [This is going to be a completely narcissistic column, so if that sort of ...

Novak's Idea: Pardon Libby, Dump Gonzales?

| Posted 06.18.2007 | Politics
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Robert Novak recently wrote an article that is reverberating around the right-wing echo chamber. The key idea is summed up in the final paragraph: "W...

The Beginning Of The End Of The Iraq War [Part 1]

| Posted 06.20.2007 | Politics
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Good news is popping up in the political fight to end the war in Iraq. What may surprise you is that it's coming from the Republicans in Congress.

The Beginning Of The End Of The Iraq War [Part 2]

| Posted 06.21.2007 | Politics
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There are several tactics that are currently being discussed among Democratic leaders. Here are the major options as I see them now.

The Beginning Of The End Of The Iraq War [Part 3]

| Posted 06.22.2007 | Politics
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The big question Democrats should be asking themselves is whether to use a carrot or a stick to bring Republicans over to the "end the war" side.

He Should've Said: "Legalize Bong Hits 4 Jesus"

| Posted 06.25.2007 | Politics
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If you want to get on national television with a stunt, have a message guaranteed to annoy people, and really enrage your school's principal -- then you've got to word the message carefully.

Our 51st "Estado"

| Posted 06.27.2007 | Politics
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In the midst of the immigration debate, an old chestnut has been revived by Republicans: declaring English the national language. But what happens if Puerto Rico becomes the 51st state of the Union?

ACLU Provides Concrete Evidence Of Bush's Contempt For Free Speech

| Posted 06.29.2007 | Politics
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Thank whatever you hold holy that the ACLU released this "Presidential Advance Manual" as yet another damning example of the Bush administration's contempt for the both the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.