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Don’t Panic: Procedure is our friend in the fight against Republican hijacking of the Regular Order re Justice Ginsburg matter

Any nominations for new Justices must pass through the Judiciary Committee. The Committee has rules that protect the integrity of the process and ‘the regular order.’ Our legislative bodies operate on these rules. Otherwise we would have chaos. Senator John … Continue reading

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Websites

I am a website designer, a professional writer, a web host, and a domain name registrar. Mostly, I fulfill three of the four administrative officers functions required to operate a website for these sites. Here are three. I will add … Continue reading

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Ed Roberts, first severely disabled student admitted to UC Berkeley

This is the time of the year to celebrate Ed Roberts’s birthday. Ed was admitted to UC Berkeley after one of the faculty members said, “We tried cripples before and it didn’t work.” Schoolwork wasn’t a struggle, but keeping up … Continue reading

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On Friday, Donald J. Trump, the embodiment, instrument and provocateur of American animus, was installed — and I use that word with purpose and displeasure — as America’s 45th president. He delivered a particularly inauspicious speech to a seemingly sparse … Continue reading

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Well, would you look at that, now? Look who’s too busy to do his job?

One of my part-Irish grandparents would say that whenever some shocking bit of news came over the radio &c. DT ia “too busy” to go to intelligence briefings. Presidents receive a daily intelligence briefing.  Being up to the minute on new intelligenceis … Continue reading

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