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Political Suicide

Working as a Defense Attorney Shouldn't Mean Political Suicide

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.14.2014 | Crime
Michael Shammas

Advising the accused is not a politically popular job. But it is a necessary one. To criticize defense attorneys, the chief checks against prosecutorial abuse, is to promote a judicial system of error by stigmatizing a key motivator for better prosecution.

In Homage to Author Michael Palmer

Cilla McCain | Posted 12.31.2013 | Books
Cilla McCain

Our last communication was on October 7. He wrote to offer his continued support of my work with military families and to fill me in on a planned trip to southern Africa. As always, he asked about my children and I asked about his. He signed off with the usual: be well, xo, michael.

The GOP's Latino Suicide Watch

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Republicans, you have been warned. The future of your party is at stake. Your unrelenting attacks against American Latinos are the path to ruin.

Thrilla In Wasilla

Alan Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Shapiro

A long time from now, when you hear the name Sarah Palin, you'll remember just where you were this 3rd of July