Shutdown, Go Ahead & Give It To Me

Baby, breakdown, go ahead and give it to me Breakdown, honey, take me through the night (baby, baby, breakdown) Breakdown, now I’m standin’ here, can’t you see? Breakdown, it’s all right It’s all right It’s all right Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Breakdown The Federal court system is running out of operating money this week […]

A Love Song To Robert Mueller

‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year. “… the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments.” Merriam Webster definition of ‘Justice’ Mueller, arriving in a starched white shirt, brings competence and order to an otherwise lawless house party. The kids are sprawled […]

Moorman v. American Safety Equipment

It’s a mad dog promenade So walk tall Or baby, don’t walk at all Bruce Springsteen My Dad’s favorite latin words were “nunc pro tunc”. It all started after Duane Moorman’s trial. A jury had returned a verdict of $3 million in Duane’s case after the Ford pickup in which he was traveling in rolled over. […]

Traveler’s Trough

A man’s power to connect his thought to its proper symbol, and so to utter it, depends on the simplicity of his character, that is, his love of truth and his desire to communicate it without loss. Ralph Waldo Emerson The whole thing had been a mistake from the beginning. It was if the Old […]