Monthly Archives: June 2015

Makes My Hair Stand on End!

“No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.” –Lily Tomlin Oh crap. Things like this could give us all hernias. Or maybe ulcers? I’m embarrassed to say I know at least one person who seems to … Continue reading

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Toward a Little More Justice

“True liberty can exist only when justice is equally administered to all.” –Lord Mansfield Will this end our pernicious three-strikes sentencing laws? Maybe so. It’s quite a surprise, if it really means what it looks like. We are now so … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind? If Only!

“This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly; it should be thrown with great force.” –Dorothy Parker Okay, I’ve had enough. And then some! After a week off the grid, I’m still galloping in my hamster wheel in … Continue reading

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