Global governance erupts at The Hague

by Henry Lamb -- THE HAGUE -- Jacques Chirac, president of France, told the delegates negotiating the Kyoto Protocol in The Hague, that the Protocol is an important step toward global governance. more…

Will of the court

by Casey Brooks -- "Twenty-five years ago, this court commented that the will of the people, not a hyper-technical reliance upon statutory provisions, should be our guiding principle in election cases. We more…

Supreme Court trumps freedom

by Ron Strom -- As a journalist, I have learned to absorb and analyze events in the news with little or no emotional reaction. It's part of this business -- when disturbing, more…

Albert O'Gore and the little people

by David Limbaugh -- So, some of you are still buying into Al Gore's claim that he is fighting for the little people? Remember his speech following the Florida Supreme Court's decision more…

Florida's overweening court

by Thomas Jipping -- The presidential election saga is not about the fine points of election law. It is about whether "we, the people" or "they, the judges" run the country. Tuesday more…

Junior high memories

by Stuart Goldman -- Larry de Wald is sitting on a wall in my back yard sucking on a cigarette. I can't believe he's really here. De Wald has a rep for more…

Florida Supreme Court: Democratic nonpartisans?

by Larry Elder -- What to think of the Florida Supreme Court? The court ruled unanimously that manual recounts in pro-Gore Democratic counties shall continue. Let's see. The Florida Supreme Court consists more…

Changing the system

by Scott Rasmussen -- With the presidency still hanging in the balance, many people are calling for radical reforms to our system of elections. A survey we conducted right after the election more…

So far, thankful for no President Gore

by Jon Dougherty -- On Tuesday, Salon.com columnist Joe Conason served up a hot political commentary befitting this era of staunch partisanship as the Democrats he defends work feverishly to make a more…