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  • Full results of the Change of Subject predict-the-news click survey

     
    Full results of the survey, which I'll compare to my own predictions in the Sunday print column LAW AND ORDER Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is appealing both his conviction and his sentence in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.......
  • Inkling-stained wretches predict the news of 2014

     
    Sunday's print column Readers and I are dancing together on that fine line between educated guesses and gut feelings, offering up hunches in bunches about the year ahead in Change of Subject's annual predict-the-news survey. Who will win and who......
  • Five things to look for as you await the returns Tuesday night

     
    Tuesday's print column Even if you don't plan to vote in Tuesday's primary election — and if you're a Democrat in an uncontested district, who can blame you? — you should be interested in the returns, what they say about......
  • No, 12-year-old evildoers aren't 'adults'

     
    Friday's print column, expanding on a recent blog post Almost as shocking as the accusation that two 12-year-old girls from near Milwaukee stabbed a friend nearly to death Saturday was the news that authorities are charging the girls as adults.......
  • Nap time for recess appointments?

     
    In Calling A Time Out On Recess Appointments, the Daily Dish aggregates opinion on whether the U.S. Supreme Court should act to rein in the farcical "recess appointment" dodge that presidents have taken to using to install their nominees in......
  • By Request: Permanently polarized? Despite the rocky political terrain, common ground still lies ahead

     
    Friday's print column From the request line: Have we run out of major issues to compromise on? The contention of the reader who suggested a column tackling this question is that the 1973 polarizing U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade......
  • Gay marriage nipped in the bud in Utah

     
    SCOTUS blog: The Supreme Court on Monday morning put on hold a federal judge’s decision striking down Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, thus stopping a wave of such marriages across the state. The Court’s order reinstates the state ban...
  • Now this makes more sense: Why Christie's aides may have targeted Fort Lee

     
    Create a massive traffic tie-up in September to punish a Democratic mayor for not endorsing a Republican gubernatorial candidate? That's the allegation against members of Chris Christie's inner circle, even though it sounds like an over-the-top response...
  • Doctors, nurses, pharmacist reprimanded by state boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in December) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Tidbits and bets from Vegas: Daly is a big loser, but those who go with Pacers could win big

     
    Haven't received a report from RJ Bell of Pregame.com in a while. He always has interesting stuff on what's going on at the sports books in Las Vegas. I am personally hoping sports betting will be legalized in New Jersey and believe that will create a...
  • Michalowski v. Rutherford et. al, plain text version

     
    (Skip ahead to No. 35 for the sex-related allegations) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION EDMUND MICHALOWSKI (Plaintiff) v. (DAN RUTHERFORD, individually, and KYLE HAM, individually ( Defendants. )...