Category Archives: Politics

The Sue Rule: anyone can sue anyone at any time, but…

It’s a rule. I learned it years ago from a lawyer I worked for. The “but” is most significant. (Can also be spelled “butt.”) As Darrell Issa learned when he sued an opponent for defamation. Here’s DailyKos Elections dish about … Continue reading

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The moral superiority of rural life

“Do you know Watson,” said he, “that it is one of the curses of a mind with a turn like mine that I must look at everything with reference to my own special subject. You look at these scattered houses, … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: how to investigate online political ads

Source: Help Us Monitor Political Ads Online — ProPublica A terrific plan from ProPublica. A central excerpt that’ll tell us what they’re doing and how we can (and must) participate: The nature of online advertising is such that ads appear … Continue reading

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