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Facts of life versus politics, hype, opinion & “scandal”

With all the stuff stirred up over Hillary Clinton’s emails–and the hysteria spilling off the pages of usually respectable newspapers–it’s a spritz of tonic to read this terse factual  sentence from the National Law Journal. To repeat, “law.” That is, … Continue reading

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Don’t spend your money where? North Carolina, again

A terrifying article by Jane Mayer in the October 10 New Yorker, called “State for Sale.” The state is North Carolina and Mayer reports, in such nauseating detail I haven’t had the stomach to finish the article yet, on a … Continue reading

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Finding a lawyer: Slashing Legal Aid is penny and pound foolish, says the NYT

Another misery-in-the-making from the Republicans who dominate the House of Representatives. To paraphrase Henry II, who will rid us of these awful people? Slashing Civil Legal Aid – NYTimes.com.  

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