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Thinking ahead: a question...

By R. Neal
November 17, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Apropos of the previous post, and not to stray too far off into the land of political wonkery, but I think we should eliminate state presidential primaries and let the parties nominate their candidate at their respective conventions. Or, at least have all the state primaries on the same day. What do you think?

Southern Scandal Watch

November 5, 2005 - Sometimes it seems that the whole country is a veritable popcorn machine of scandal, new misdeeds bursting into the air on a daily basis. The South is no exception, and we here at Southern Scandal Watch (TM) are struggling to keep up. But we'll try:

Alito, abortion and the South

November 2, 2005 - If news coverage is any indication, it seems abortion is shaping up to be a key focal point -- and maybe the focal point -- of the Supreme Court confirm I'm hearing from progressives who think this single-issue focus is a bad idea. There are lots of ration battle over Judge Samuel Alito.