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Post Election Blues

November 4th, 2004 · 7 Comments

My friends have been asking how I feel. I’m still somewhat in shock. Tuesday, I allowed myself to be exuberant over exit polls showing a very ugly day for Bush. Frankly, I have more faith in exit polling than in electronic voting machines. But for the moment, let’s make a stretch and postulate that the […]

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Tags: 2004 Presidential Election

The Truth About Trial Lawyers

July 11th, 2004 · 4 Comments

Now that John Edwards has emerged as the Democratic Vice Presidential candidate, the Republican attack machine, aided by a lap-dog mainstream media, is on the offensive. The myths and lies they spread do not need to be repeated here. Instead, I will examine some of the truths about trial lawyers, truths that most Republicans and […]

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

It Was Never About Sex

June 24th, 2004 · 20 Comments

Love him or hate him (and granted, eight years of peace and prosperity apparently pissed some people off), there is one contention in Bill Clinton?s newly released book, My Life, that you can’t argue with: the whole impeachment debacle, the irrational vitriolic rage aimed at him during his presidency never had anything to do with […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General

Facts are Stubborn Things

June 15th, 2004 · 38 Comments

At the 1988 Republican National Convention, Ronald Reagan said, “Facts are stupid things.” This was one of the few times he flubbed his script. He was intending to quote President John Adams, who said, “Facts are stubborn things.” For the purposes of this article, let’s go with the words of Adams and not Reagan, and […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General