Bio Jessica Pieklo was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and is a midwesterner through and through. A lawyer, professor and writer trained in the reliably liberal bastions of Madison, Oakland/Berkeley, and Minneapolis, she spent the first part of her career working her way through legal services groups, law firms and eventually academics where she spends most her time teaching paralegal and law students. She also took her advocacy to the web, blogging about politics and public policy. You can find her writing at www.Care2.com and www.hegemommy.com where she frequently tackles issues of constitutional law, civil rights and business law. When she is not politicking or writing she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and reading. All of which inevitably leads to more politicking and writing.
This column will cover anything that has anything remotely to do with the game of baseball, from the game itself to mid-summer trades to offseason moves.
On this date, Babe Ruth signed on with the Dodgers.
What is going on with baseball in the West this year?
MLB hands down eight suspensions after Dodgers and Diamondbacks brawl
Albert Belle was a feared man when playing baseball
Uncensored exploration of issues concerning current events, civil liberties, American political advocacy, and the political and social issues facing military veterans.
A mother of three and a passionate conservative, Shirley Husar changes the game.
We all eat, and food should be fun and healthful. Food Commune celebrates the food we eat, the people we eat with and the spirits we enjoy.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up by Lisa King Doloff and friends.
In securing life, liberty, and in pursuing happiness, the quest for freedom contains countless stories that must be told. Honest information and truth are still the most essential weapons against illusion, ignorance and fear which are key elements of tyranny.
Published 9:47 p.m. January 20, 2011
In the first major vote of the 112th Congress theatre wins over governance.
Published 9:10 p.m. November 22, 2010
Republican gains from the November midterm elections were supposed to usher in a new era of populist reform and deficit reduction. So why is the GOP insisting on tax cuts for the rich and ballooning the federal deficit?
Published 1:46 p.m. October 23, 2010
Despite what many on the left may think, Christine O'Donnell knew exactly what she was saying in questioning the First Amendment and the separation of church and state.