Category Archives: Strictly for bitter laughter

Scalia Speaks! From the grave. I respond. From New York

Don’t know if you, like me, are all salivating in anticipation of a new book by Antonin Scalia called Scalia Speaks. But wait, I hear you murmuring. Isn’t Scalia, uh, like, um deceased? Late? Demised? (I’m trying to remember all … Continue reading

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Federal government must produce overarching standards for elections and voting

Which is what I suggested when I got scared by reading the New York Times article on the 2016 Russian hacking and election snafus in North Carolina. A simple idea, right? It’s one role I think the federal government takes … Continue reading

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We’re not forgetting stuff. We’re decluttering our brain-attics

“You see,” he explained, “I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that … Continue reading

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