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Oscars 2019 – Flash in the Pan

Last year, we went to the Cinemark for an entire week. We watched several great movies (Phantom Thread, Get Out), several good movies (Lady Bird, Dunkirk), and several movies I have forgotten. In 2019, the Best Picture...

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Libel, Actual Malice, and Bill Cosby

On February 19, 2019, the Supreme Court released a denial of a petition for a writ of certiorari. Katherine McKee filed a defamation suit against Bill Cosby and his attorneys after the released a...

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What Comics I Read – January 13, 2019

In this second week, I read 14 comics from December. As I slowly make my way to catch up to the week at hand, I enjoyed most of these books. As a reminder, these...

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Breedlove, Harper, and the Poll Tax

Justice Douglas published An Almanac of Liberty in 1954. And on December 6, he recalled the 1937 Breedlove v. Suttles decision that upheld a state poll tax. Twelve years later, he wrote the majority decision that held...

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Lincoln and Wilson on a Dissident Press

When you open up your Smartphone, since no one buys a newspaper, the headlines contain a daily reminder that the press remains an enemy of the people. Justice Douglas wrote, “Acceptance by government of...