April 14, 2006 -
If you live in North Carolina and put off doing your taxes, here's a last-minute tip: check the box to have $3 of your taxes go to the Public Campaign Fund. It doesn't affect your tax bill, and it goes towards a great cause: getting private-interest money out of judicial elections in N.C., and replacing it with public financing.
February 13, 2006 -
Bob Hall -- the co-director of the watchdog group
January 10, 2006 -
Posted by R. Neal
November 28, 2005 -
John Sugg has an interesting piece in the current Mother Jones, about the aims of the conservative Christian Reconstruction movement.
October 31, 2005 -
'Tis the season of scandal, and the South is not immune from the plague of corruption and moral relativism sweeping the land. To help you keep abreast of the wheelings and dealings of the ethically challenged (at least the ones getting caught), here at FS we are now launching a new semi-regular feature, Southern Scandal Watch (TM). Today's cast of characters:
October 10, 2005 -
When running for political office, some candidates have a campaign slogan: "Reformer with Results" (remember that Bush 2000 goodie?), "Give 'Em Hell Harry." Others have a campaign song: "Right Here, Right Now" was Clinton's ditty in 1992 (presumably not a reference to one of his pick-up lines).
August 19, 2005 -
Fresh off the fax machine, we have the latest installment in a fascinating story about the growing divide over the Iraq war.