Monthly Archives: June 2008

Read This Article Then My Next Post

Court is ignoring juries: Victims losing 100 percent of appeals? Is the Mississippi Supreme Court a ‘rubber stamp’ for powerful corporate entities? ALEX A. ALSTON JR. • SPECIAL TO THE CLARION-LEDGER • JUNE 29, 2008 Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice … Continue reading

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Open Secrets Lawyers Keep

NOTE–the link is outdated, but the whole article is posted previous to this one. Quote of the Day:     “Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.”    — Edmund Burke Every voter in Mississippi should read this article.  Then … Continue reading

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Music Buffet

Quote of the Day:         “Is it ignorance or apathy?  Hey, I don’t know and I don’t care.”   —  Jimmy Buffett Travellinbaen found himself at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi a few days ago, and for … Continue reading

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100 Things/A Tribute to Carlin

Quote of the Day:                   “Actually this is just a place for my stuff, ya know? That’s all, a little place for my stuff. That’s all I want, that’s all you need in life, … Continue reading

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Movies I Want to See Made

Quote of the Day          “I’m certainly the last person to give advice on, well, anything.”    — George Clooney A sequel to “The Big Lebowski.”  The Dude is inadvertently hired to cover the Republican National Convention. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I Miss Being a Kid

Quote of the Day:      “Though a man has a new birth at every new phase of his life it is inevitable, if the abandoned phase has been good, that he should mourn it as a dead friend.”   — … Continue reading

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Mississippi Writers

Quote of the Day       “History has remembered kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created.”      — Willie Morris I had occasion to enjoy an overnight stay at the Alluvian Hotel … Continue reading

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Things That Give Me a Charge….the lesser list

Quote of the Day           “ “That,” I said to Yasmin as I polished off the last succulent lobster claw–and by the way, don’t you love it when you are able to draw the flesh of the … Continue reading

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Bicycling Baen

Quote of the Day    “You ever take it off any sweet jumps?”     — Napoleon Dynamite I went for my inaugural ride today on my new bike.  Though I have ridden a bike approximately seven times since I turned fifteen, … Continue reading

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Things I’d Like Someone to Explain to Me

Why do people jump all over John McCain for saying he doesn’t know much about economics?  It’s one of the few things I applaud him for.  I’d much rather have the President be candid with himself about his strengths and … Continue reading

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