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Al Franken is not Roy Moore

Before we pillory Al Franken, let’s put this in perspective. Barring further complaints, he is not in the same class as Roy Moore, Harvey Weinstein or Bill O’Reilly. Yes, he made a clumsy pass and posed for a really lame and unfunny picture. However, he was not in a position of authority over Leeann Tweedon, he stopped when she pushed Read More


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Justice for the Rich; Slapdown for the Rest of Us

In a September 30, 2016 decision, Price v. Medicaid Director, 838 F.3d 739 (6th Cir. 2016), The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court showed its lack of compassion and understanding of those who have limited income and modest net worth. The court held that while nursing home residents may have their eligibility for care paid by the state backdated up to three Read More


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Judicial OCD in Tennessee

In Frustrating the Intent of the Testator, I observed that many appellate courts seem to delight in invalidating wills that were clearly executed by the testator.  If judges take pleasure in destroying the estate plans of the recently departed, Hon. Kenny Armstrong of the Tennessee Court of Appeals should be rapturous to the point of wetting his pants in having Read More


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All Crimes are Hate Crimes

As a Commie-symp, affirmative-action-loving, equal-rights-for-all, keep-your-narc-nose-out-of-my-pantry, gun-registering, my-sex-is-my-business, capital ell Liberal, I generally agree with The Pink Agendist. On hate-crime statutes, however, I dissent from his position in “UK changes hate crimes statute and doesn’t get it entirely right,”. His argument that hate-crime laws should be written as a general prohibition on committing crimes with a hateful mindset instead of Read More