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We’re back to…Call your Senators re a Trump court nomination

I’m finding it so hard to believe this crap, I got a muscle spasm in my side and I’m sitting in a particularly marvelous and supportive office chair. Source: Trump names right-wing blogger who likened abortion to slavery to powerful … Continue reading

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If you think voters are nuts, here’s proof

From his reliably, often darkly hilarious Lowering the Bar, Kevin Underhill gives us this scratch-your-head true story: Lawyer Indicted for Impersonating a Judge Is Elected to Be Real Judge Nov 11, 2016 05:30 am | Kevin Speaking of democracy, in Illinois a … Continue reading

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Judges should be selected, not elected

Many years ago I worked for a lawyer who was on a committee that pre-selected judges. Later on, his wife, a lawyer who was then the law secretary for an appellate judge, applied for a judgeship herself. So I was … Continue reading

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