Remembering Gerry

by Stuart Goldman -- "NASA Scientist Soffen Dies at 74 "WASHINGTON (AP) - Gerald Soffen, project scientist on NASA's Viking missions to Mars, died Wednesday of a heart ailment. He was 74. more…

A letter to Al

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Al, I know it's tough to lose by a hair, but it's time to get a grip. Talk to any horse owner who's lost in a photo finish. more…

Florida fiasco: Long may it reign

by Alan W. Bock -- We're starting to hear from various establishmentarians -- CNN's Bill Schneider, presidential historian Richard Norton Smith, Ben Wattenberg, a few others -- that the current confusion in Florida more…

It's going to get uglier

by John N. Doggett -- November is over and we still don't have a president-elect. The U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court, district courts across Florida, the Florida legislature and the U.S. more…

No time for politics

by Bill Steigerwald -- Time out. Send the judges to their chambers. Make the out-of-state lawyers go to recess. This week we don't give a chad about who's got more overvotes, undervotes more…

Watch Gore pull a ballot out of his hat

by Thomas Jipping -- Standing by that silly-looking bunch of flags on Nov. 27, Al Gore said all he wants is "a complete count of all the votes in Florida." How on more…

Miami-Dade: Intimidated by GOP mob?

by Larry Elder -- Mob rule! The Miami-Dade canvassing board voted to discontinue its manual recounts. The board felt incapable of completing the recount by the date set by the Florida Supreme more…

Lying like a loser

by Paul Sperry -- The election is over, and Al Gore has won, or so he keeps saying, and yet he and his advisers continue to dissemble as they did when they more…

Is healing even possible?

by Craige McMillan -- With our nation polarized over a handful of votes in a presidential contest, I've begun to wonder if healing between the two warring camps is even possible. The more…

The economic stakes

by Llewellyn Rockwell Jr. -- What are the economic implications of the presidential election dispute? During the confusion, the stock market has been a fascinating bellwether for which candidate traders think is better more…