Category Archives: Civil Liberties

Pistol on the Chair A mishmash of unrelated stuff this morning. ————————– Academic Consideration of the War on Photography Department A major law review article that I’m still digesting, but which appears to be one of the most important contributions … Continue reading

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Jesse Loop Only two items this morning Alabama is attempting to follow Arizona, Georgia, Utah and Indiana with a law that would legitimize racial and ethnic profiling in the guise of finding illegal immigrants.  The ACLU has threatened to sue … Continue reading

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Anonymous There’s a bunch of stuff below.  It’s not a complete gathering of items of interest since I departed for California, but it’s a pretty good start. ————————– War on Photography Department Priest arrested in East Haven, Connecticut, for recording … Continue reading

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Celebrities Next Door

Mandie Jane at Salt Point State Park This little blog and I are far from the most notable (or notorious) celebrities living on Lake Harriet in Minneapolis.  Just doors south of us is Phil Gainsley, well-known local attorney who is … Continue reading

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City of Brotherly Love

Ashley & Brandi 1-2 I did not post earlier on this matter, wishing to let the dust settle, but Radley Balko’s excellent commentary and outrage — and I mean OUTRAGE — at the unconscionable actions by the Philadelphia District Attorney … Continue reading

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Heather All’s quiet on the home front, and little to report from elsewhere. I’m on an oral steroid regimen that we may hope will temporarily ameliorate the nerve/leg pain problem.  It didn’t work last time, but I’m starting it much … Continue reading

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It’s Back!

Heather 17 Last September the doc said the relief I’d experience from the epidural would be temporary, probably about six months.  Eight months later and in fact the pain in my leg is back, meaning that 1) I’d best do … Continue reading

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Whittling Away at the Fourth Amendment

Brooke’s Fashion 1 In another decision that narrows protections of the Fourth Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court has once again opened the door to police entries into citizens’ homes.  The decision is a narrow one, but all it takes is … Continue reading

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A Step in the Right Direction

Blue Monkeys Fresco 18 The ACLU reported yesterday it is suing the Federal government on behalf of a young man who was stopped at the U.S. border and — with no grounds for suspicion of illegal activities — his laptop … Continue reading

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Olivia High Key 11 Women Who Aspire Department My wife first brought the last couple frames of this to my attention, but seeing the whole thing I was struck by the intellectual possibilities:  a Zombie Marie Curie?  Check it out. … Continue reading

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