True peace is not merely the absence of tension – It is also the presence of justice.
“He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression.” Thomas Paine was an England-born political philosopher and writer who supported revolutionary causes in America and Europe. Published in 1776 to international acclaim, “Common Sense” was the first pamphlet to advocate American independence.
The end of the year brings legislative sessions to a close, setting up final face-offs between special interests affected by pending legislation. Back in the Spring, I wrote in separate posts about a long hoped-for consumer win in Florida to change unfair wrongful death laws: Turns out, politics isn’t the only place where misinformation is […]
It happens. I get it. But when the witness has taken “less than her normal dose of painkillers” to get through the deposition, there are ways around that problem other than asking a Federal judge to treat it as an emergency. I don’t know if it is rule number one, but it is certainly top […]
Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path. Joseph Campbell Here’s a link to a story Trump And His Team ‘Likely Concealed’ Classified Documents, DOJ Filing Alleges
Shortly after the storming of the Bastille, late in the evening of 4 August, after a very stormy session of the Assemblée constituante, feudalism was abolished. On 26 August, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (Déclaration des Droits de l’Homme et du Citoyen) was proclaimed. One of my favorite posts here is one of my […]
The J6 Committee’s hearings are making it pretty clear that Giuliani, Sydney Powell, Jenna Ellis, and Lin Wood don’t have much protection. But we knew that from the sanctions entered against them in the courts where they appeared for the ex-president. Now the attention turns to the suits filed by the election machine manufacturers against […]
Are we supposed to believe that the Justices who have signed on to the draft opinion shouting that Roe was “always” “egregiously wrong” – since it was decided in 1973 (almost fifty years ago) – were truth-telling during their confirmations when they praised Roe as “important” precedent that they’d never really thought about? If so, […]
The Companies Making Billions Off The Opioid Epidemic Want You To Know They Are (Really) Sorrry (Really)
“While our intent was not to fuel the epidemic, we failed to recognize the broader context of what was going on in society around us,” said Bob Sternfels, who assumed his role as global managing partner leading the 38,000-employee firm in July 2021. “That’s why we have new protocols and policies in place to prevent […]
In the late 1980s, the Florida legislature set up a regulatory scheme to immunize doctors and hospitals by locking Florida courthouse doors to the families of some children who suffer severe brain damage during birth. All government programs get an acronym and the acronym for this burden-shifting agency is NICA (The Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury […]