Tag Archives: Rule of Law

The Buried Signal

The problem with transmissions from far away is the signal to noise ratio. The real information, the good stuff, the signal, is often overwhelmed by static, by noise, by nonsense. That has to be filtered out. Out here in Pasadena, … Continue reading

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Evermore Powerful Bombs

There’s no clever opening here. Somehow, somewhere along the way, America became absurd – not mistaken – not momentarily gripped by some irrational fear or some irrational enthusiasm – just absurd. That may be Donald Trump’s doing. Philip Rucker, the … Continue reading

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Neither Law nor Order

Americans understand law and order. There was a television show named that that’s still in syndication. Lennie Brisco (Jerry Orbach) and his partner – those changed over the years – would arrest the bad guy, eventually. Jack McCoy (Sam Waterston) … Continue reading

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Not Really a Game

There are old news hands like Chris Wallace – the son of Mike Wallace of “60 Minutes” – once the moderator of “Meet the Press” on NBC but, since 2003, the solid guy at Fox News. Fox can point to … Continue reading

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Insufficient Justice

It’s a common mistake, often made by people who have some sort of romantic notion about the courts, and particularly the Supreme Court. Imagine a death row appeal, where the Supreme Court finds that the fellow about to be executed … Continue reading

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