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…

Car 54, where are you?

by Hal Lindsey -- There was a popular TV program from the early '50s whose opening jingle went something like this: There's a hold-up in the Bronx; Brooklyn's broken out in fights; more…

Majority rule equals tyranny

by Walter Williams -- The controversy surrounding this year's presidential election has led to calls to abandon the Constitution's Article II provisions for the Electoral College to select presidents. Despite the fact more…

'Are computers really that important?'

by Jude Wanniski -- To: John Cassidy, The New Yorker From: Jude Wanniski Re: Yes and no Your regular "World of Business" column in the Nov. 27 New Yorker, "The Productivity Mirage," more…

Gore smacks military vote

by Jon Dougherty -- For the cameras, Vice President Al Gore -- like his boss before him, President Bill Clinton -- will tell all who listen they have been the military's best more…