Tag Archives: legal

anniversary of Bush v. Gore

I can’t quite believe that it’s already been ten years since this decision in the wake of the 2000 Presidental election. I wrote this afterwards and I reproduce it below — it is my first political polemic (and certainly wasn’t … Continue reading

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delving into things

The Mortgage Deduction Should Be Done Away With–But It Won’t. Interesting history around how the mortgage deduction came about, why it’s not really a good thing, but why it won’t go away any time soon. Yet more speculation on the … Continue reading

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TOO funny!!

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deaflaw blog

I have just discovered TEH BLOG! *scampers off to read* Like 0

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NSA’s phone database

What she said: My phone records are pretty damn boring, but they’re none of the government’s business. The fact that most of us are basically law-abiding citizens doesn’t make it okay for the government to spy on us. The fear … Continue reading

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legal fun

Who says lawyers and judges can’t have a little fun? Judge creates own Da Vinci code Like 0

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amazing…

DEA Agent Who Shot Self In Foot Sues U.S. This whiner did this in a children’s classroom. He could have shot one of the kids! I’m surprised he didn’t lose his job, as he should have. I hope the court … Continue reading

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cute…

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several very good must read articles today

Prison & the War on Drugs: Just Say No One of the best analysis of the problems with the “war on drugs” that I’ve seen in a long time. Go read. One racist nation The U.S. isn’t the only country … Continue reading

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scalia’s professionalism

…isn’t… and his legal thinking …is scary… Like 0

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I wonder…

…what O’Connor thinks of her role in stopping the Florida recount six years ago now? Retired Supreme Court Justice hits attacks on courts and warns of dictatorship Like 0

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geek link farm

OK, this time I thought I’d do a roundup of geek related stuff. My head is just imploding with all the political stuff, and I think I’ll just declare a unilateral holiday from this stuff :borg: Anyway, there’s lots of … Continue reading

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take my land? i don’t THINK so…

I think some things cut right across political lines, such as property rights 😀 In any case, I spotted this article that discusses the fallout from the Kelo decision, which if you’ll remember was the Supreme Court’s extremely boneheaded decision … Continue reading

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more links du jour and a helping of snark

Oh, and as for all the GOP fury over the political nature of comments made at King’s funeral? I don’t geddit. Google up the political nature of comments made at Reagan’s funeral. Pot, kettle, ka-DING… The Eighth Carnival of Feminists … Continue reading

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cell phone privacy

Might want to call up your congress critter about this… non existent cell phone privacy Like 0

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