In praise of escape

by Stuart Goldman -- Oh man, not another nightmare. They've gotten so bad that I'm actually afraid to go to sleep at night. Most of them seem to involve my mother -- more…

What has Election 2000 taught us?

by Jon Dougherty -- As Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore continue to harangue and harass each other over what the meaning of "vote count" is, there are more…

Small men in big pajamas

by Alan W. Bock -- Well, how do you like your democrazy now? Perhaps more important, how do you like having decisions made by a quintessentially political process? And how would you like more…

It's broke. Let's fix it

by John N. Doggett -- Saturday's count of Florida's overseas absentee ballots is crucial. If Al Gore wins a large enough margin of the overseas votes to overcome George Bush's lead before the more…

Picking a winner

by Bill Steigerwald -- Um, it's too hard to pick the winner. Both major candidates say pretty much the same things. Both were equally qualified for the job. Both had solid campaign more…

The system's not broken

by David Limbaugh -- I think we better take a deep breath before trying to fashion legislative panaceas for perceived problems with our electoral system. The uncertainty in the Florida election result more…

Academic freedom in Canada

by Joseph Farah -- I know. I know. You don't want to read anything that's not election related. "Why is Farah wasting our time writing about academic freedom in Canada, of all more…

Electing from the bench

by Thomas Jipping -- There's nothing like personal experience to strengthen one's resolve, to turn a principle into a conviction. On Nov. 14, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis rewrote Florida's election more…

The election: Hanging by a chad

by Larry Elder -- "The Election Crisis" screamed the New York Times full-page ad. "The outcome of last Tuesday's election," began the ad, "is threatening to produce a constitutional crisis. This threat more…