Category Archives: Campaign Finance Law

Fighting Bigotry with Porn

Some days stand out, like January 21, 1908 – that was the day that New York City passed the Sullivan Ordinance, making it illegal for women to smoke in public. That was vetoed by the mayor, the long-forgotten George McClellan … Continue reading

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America’s Day in Court

Perhaps we are a litigious people – everyone wants to sue everyone else – but of course hardly anyone does. It’s just too much bother, and it’s damned expensive. And if you deal with your bank or your healthcare plan, … Continue reading

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Taking Responsibility for What You Say You Believe

For those who don’t live in California, well, understand it’s odd out here. Meg Whitman, the former CEO of eBay, is running for governor, and has so far spent one hundred twenty million of her own money on the effort, … Continue reading

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And Then Everything Changed

For a little perspective some folks like to drop by the usual This Day in History feature – and on Thursday, January 21, you’d find out that in 1910, on that same date, the Great Paris Flood began, with the … Continue reading

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