The Actual State of the Union

On June 4, Public Citizen President Robert Weissman emailed the text of “former Marine general and Secretary of Defense James Mattis’s denunciation of President Trump’s calling for the military to suppress citizen protest in the wake of George Floyd’s extrajudicial killing or premeditated murder by police. Mattis’s “IN UNION THERE IS STRENGTH” is a candid … More The Actual State of the Union

A Historically Co-opted Legal Profession

When this Covid-19 thing resolves itself, we’ll have to sit down over a meal and discuss how the legal profession in the nineteenth century got sidetracked by an exploding technology and a corporate culture well on its way to destroying the regulatory state charter system which the Founders had established to contain the corporate abuse … More A Historically Co-opted Legal Profession

Today Show Jenna fawns over mindless “inspiration”

“What if 2020 is the year we’ve been waiting for? A year so uncomfortable, so painful, so scary, so raw–that it finally forces us to grow. A year that screams so loudly, finally awakening us from our ignorant slumber. A year we finally accept the need for change. Declare change. Work for change. Become the … More Today Show Jenna fawns over mindless “inspiration”

PEOPLE (A Poem)

PEOPLE People. People who speed steeple-chasing-awe’s celebrity deserve the raw unblinking maw of riches: enmity. Despise who will neglect to fill the bellies of the dead. Untrodden ground the sacred sound of angels who have bled into the eye of mortal sky the joker’s secret dread: that none shall marry who must tarry— into the … More PEOPLE (A Poem)