Tag Archives: Interpretation

A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Governing Maxim In Interpreting the Law Is To Discover the Meaning of Those Who Made It

“The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is, to discover the meaning of those, who made it. The first rule, subservient to the principle of the governing maxim, is, to discover what the law was, before … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Disrupt

I don’t really want to interrupt But, whose idea was it to disrupt The explorations of childhood Are second guessed and not understood Free range kids at risk of intervention Based on the government’s interpretation And where parents rights are … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

“The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.” – John Locke, philosopher (29 Aug 1632-1704) Actions speak louder than words is an old adage.  It got that way as most old adages do – by holding a … Continue reading

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First Principles: Constitutional Interpretation Is Dependent On Original Intent

“On every question of construction [of the Constitution], let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the … Continue reading

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