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Launch the 'Nuke,' Harry!
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
There's an old adage in politics that the way to win political struggles is to "bring a gun to a knife fight." If this imagery isn't violent enough for you, the subject on the table now is whether Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is considering what is called the "nuclear option."
Self-inflicted Wounds: New Alaska Laws Reject Statehood
Managing editor, Alaska Commons
The signing of these bills into law is the closest any state has come to seceding. One resolution went so far as to urge the federal government to "recede." We have officially adopted laws asserting autonomy and authority over the union of which we are a part, to which we pledge allegiance to.
The F Word: Corruption and Inequality Begin at Home
The U.S. media seems to have found a new language for the economy. There's been talk of "solidarity" and even "class war." The only problem? They're talking about Egypt.
What's the real agenda behind opposing shared custody?
My previous blog dealing with domestic violence and shared custody generated plenty of response, so much that it warrants a follow-up.
Federal Judge's 'Inappropriate' And 'Disturbing' Book
It's Time to Get Judicial Retention Elections Off the Ballot in Illinois
Cook County Clerk, reform politician
Judicial retention races are a paradox, where too much democracy means no democracy at all. Not a single judge has lost a retention election since 1990.
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