Judging Judges

Wow – that is one of those words that if you say it or spell it too many times, it’s not even a word anymore.  Here’s a snippet from my latest Civic Commons blog post – stick til the end at the full post for the twist: According to the Brennan Center for Justice at…

Nate Silver on GOP Female Veep Options

Short answer? None. Long answer? Read his full analysis here.  An excerpt of how he breaks it down: Actually, Mr. Romney has a bit of a problem. The Republican women with the most traditional qualifications for the vice presidency tend to be moderates, especially on abortion choice, probably making them unacceptable to the Republican base.…

Jill for President – No, Really

Of course it’s not me but her name is Jill. I could give her my See Jill Run shirts even. She’s the Green Party’s candidate, a Harvard/Harvard M.D., age 62. Kinda rockin’.  Check her out: Jill Stein’s Bid to Shake-Up 2012 NYT: Party Strains to be Heard Now That Its Voice Isn’t Naders Jill Stein’s candidate…