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Posts Tagged ‘C-SPAN

That Man Behind the Curtain

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Felt a draft today.  Went right up my dress.  In a manner of speaking, of course.  I uncovered a gap in my blogging security that might have revealed my true identity.  And we can have that!  Or can we? Keep reading . . .

Root of Evil

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Short post today because of a long day at work.  Another trial.  Expected to last all week again.  As I watched voir dire, I was struck by the depth of the problem of class and crime.  I must beg indulgence because today’s post will be off-topic.  I’m no bible-beater.  I value the book as a source of collected wisdom of one group’s beliefs and culture, and perhaps also a larger testament to humanity.  But the last time I blogged about the Bible was back at the beginning in Keeping My Brother and then a bit later in A Time For Everything.  The past few days, however, had me thinking about that famous biblical passage about money and evil.  Keep reading . . .

Staying the Course

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Way back in Vindication! I shared an email I had received from a former law firm colleague.  He expressed his encouragement and remarked at my ability to stay the course in the face of many challenges and opposition.  And criticism from commenters.  I haven’t heard from him since, but while channel surfing tonight after work, I stumbled across a program on C-SPAN’s Book TV that featured Nobel Prize winner Muhammed Yunus discussing his latest book Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs, followed by CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo discussing her book The 10 Laws of Enduring Success.  Both were fascinating presentations and they got me thinking a bit about the beginning of my blogdom experience and my commitment to see it and myself through these challenging times.  Keep reading . . . .