Hal Bidlack: "What’s the reasonable thing to do? I confess, I’m stumped."
Hal Bidlack: "I don’t ask you to change your mind based on one column, ... but take a look. It might just be possible to make our elections fairer, which will make them easier to explain to our children."
Hal Bidlack: "Don’t look for Bennet at the top of the Democratic ticket come this fall, but I do predict he will be the VP nominee. At the top? Hard to say, but no doubt money will play a big role in whose name ends up there."
Hal Bidlack: "What the heck does the government get to do to us, and to what extent can the government impact our daily lives?"
Well, it’s the first week of a new year, and a number of new laws have come into effect, either entirely or partially. And I suspect that many…
Hal Bidlack: "Given that Senate Majority Leader 'Moscow Mitch' McConnell has already declared both the outcome (acquittal) and that he will work in lock step with the Trump administration, there will never be an actual 'trial' as envisioned by the Founders."
Hal Bidlack: "Much of what government does happens in an eerie twilight of public attention. But that’s not because the government is hiding what it is doing, but rather is just because most of the work is so boring no one from the public bothers to come in and turn on the lights."
Hal Bidlack: "What type of nation we want to be? Do we want to be Ronald Reagan’s shining city on a hill, or Donald Trump’s American carnage?"
Hal Bidlack: "What did Crow’s office do to get a million bucks back? Likely it was cases like I worked, and for example include the very nice widow of a military member who was awaiting the pension due to her for over a year. By the time she reached our office, she was taking out payday loans to buy food."