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Entries from September 2008

Economic Surprise

September 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Congressional leaders were recently “stunned” to learn that the United States was “literally maybe days away from a complete meltdown of our financial system.” Why stunned?

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election · Economy

Spam (In)Justice

September 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I was going to post this on my legal blog, but I just couldn’t.  I don’t care how low my standard of review for Probable Cause is:  as ashamed as I am to admit I’m a part of this faux system of justice, this is one rant that just has to go here.  I can’t […]

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

While Rome Burns: The Impact of Republican Welfare on the United States

September 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I’m not even going to bother linking to the latest round of stories about the planned government bail-out of banks.  Suffice it to say that the news today makes it almost impossible to avoid the thought that the economy is in the tank.  Now the very people who put it there are going to take […]

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election · General Social Issues · greed · Political · Social Issues · The Bush Regime

W[h]ither the First Amendment

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Whither and wither sound the same, but mean different things. Not to worry. The Republican Party has all bases covered. Few people know that one of the primary aims of the First Amendment was to protect the right — the supposedly unalienable right — to protest. Think about it: freedom to assemble, freedom of speech, […]

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election

Karl Rove: “There Ought To Be An Adult”

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments

You know things are getting out of hand when the Sleazemeister says things have gone too far.  Rove states that both candidates were guilty, noting that McCain had attributed things to Obama “that are, you know, beyond the ‘100 percent truth’ test.”  When a victim of truthophobia accuses you like this, you know you’re in […]

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election

This Is My Lawyer…

September 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

My friend, Bob Marcotte of Marcotte Photography, took about a hundred-and-fifty pictures of me yesterday. He sent this one over via email last night, saying, “This is my lawyer…” in the subject heading. The body, other than the photo, just said “…sue me. I dare you.” Yes, it’s true. I’m a criminal defense attorney. Find […]

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Tags: Personal Life

My God! What Have I Done?!

September 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Right now, I have nothing to add to this. Well, except this: I’m considering voting for Sarah Palin. I mean, hey…. We spent eight years being fucked by Bush and he didn’t look half as good!

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election