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Thought For the Day: It Is the Job of A Judge To Resist Her Policy Preferences. It Would Be A Dereliction of Duty For Her To Give Into Them

“It is the job of a senator to pursue her policy preferences. In fact, it would be a dereliction of duty for her to put policy goals aside. By contrast, it is the job of a judge to resist her … Continue reading

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A Gaelic King

A Gaelic Kingby Michael DoyleIn 700 AD, the Picts and the Gaels divided ScotlandAs if that were something natural to commandNo force on Earth could unite these kingdomsTo think that possible is sheer bedlamThe impossible doesn’t stop hearts from tryingBut … Continue reading

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Dragged Into the Streets

Thinking a lot on education and civilization and why and how there seems to be quite a bit of confusion as to how each is allegedly to work out.    Fairly serious stuff and yet how can a person not … Continue reading

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First Principles: Partisanship Overall Is Harmful To Our Nation’s Polity

“Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the Spirit of Party generally.” – George Washington (1796)    

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Daily Prompt – Lace

Somewhere between the velvet kisses Is the reckoning of her solemn promises She, all dressed in her feminine lace Me, being her man, know my place That despite all of my rough leather Being her love makes our lives better … Continue reading

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