Who the heck is Fred Fielding?

Washington lawyer Fred Fielding will be the new White House counsel, replacing Harriett Miers.

Jim's Pseudo-Intellectual Book Club: Vol. XXVIII

Martryrdom, for those who don't know it or never thought about, is vastly overrated.

If you ever get to Austin, Tex., ....

Here's a travel tip for those who may be headed to Austin, Tex., in the near future.

Jim's Pseudo-Intellectual Book Club: Volume XXVII.

Put on your walking shoes, pseudo-intellectuals, because today's recommendation is a long and hard literary road paved with bureaucratic infighting, unnecessary secrecy, international intrigue, uncertainty, tragedy and death.

The steroids article that has Roger Clemens steamed

Major League Baseball's regular season is over, but we still can look forward to stories about the players' steroid abuse. This one won't be going away anytime soon.

Jim's Pseudo-Intellectual Book Club: Volume XXVI.

Dress up, pseudo-intellectuals, because it's time for an evening out at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C. But tonight's performance won't be your standard fare. Instead, we'll be spending some time with noted actor and presidential assassin John Wi

Bad news for Mike Frerichs?

It's too early to tell what impact this decision will have on Democratic Illinois Senate candidate Mike Frerich's efforts to keep a third-party candidate off the ballot.

Interesting news of the day 9/15/06

Washington Post columnists Charles Krauthammer and David Ignatius give readers something to think about regarding U.S. relations with Iran. Krauthammer seems to think war is a certainty if we can't persuade all the ayatollahs to give up their pursuit o

It wasn't exactly '12 Angry Men'

I had an experience this week that's supposed to be interesting. But it wasn't.