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Australia: When punitive media intrude on the courts' role, can justice be served? - David Brown

“In my opinion the publication of these egregious articles warrants the imposition of a sentence that takes account of Ms Wran’s continuing exposure to risk of custodial retribution, the unavoidable spectre of enduring damage to her reputation and an impeded recovery from her ongoing mental health and drug-related problems” 733 more words



On Sunday, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump vented his frustration with the media when he tweeted this (mis)understanding of the Constitution:

Of course, any fourth grader could tell you it… 1,235 more words

2016 Election

Brenda Snipes Promotes Re-Election Campaign With Literature Purchased By Broward Taxpayers

Broward County Supervisor of Elections Dr. Brenda Snipes appears to be promoting her re-election campaign with literature purchased by Broward County taxpayers. On Friday evening, Snipes attended the Emerge USA political candidate forum in Sunrise, Florida. 156 more words


A Contemporary Flashback: The Speedback GT

It is as contemporary as it is classic…

There’s a high-tech renaissance cruising the horizon. The corporate mission statement is: “To achieve classic status, one must draw from the past and then embrace the future.” It’s a return to exemplary quality, fit and finish from the 1960s…transforming them into 21st century principles, adding the coachbuilder’s venues. 1,673 more words


The Dallas police chief told protesters to apply for police jobs. Now, job applications have tripled.

After Black Lives Matter demonstrations erupted in Dallas three weeks ago, Police Chief David Brown told protesters one way that they could fix problems they see in law enforcement. 545 more words

The Washington Post

The Saint (1997, Phillip Noyce)

The Saint is a delightful mess of a film. Director Noyce toggles between doing a Bond knock-off while a romantic adventure picture. Val Kilmer’s international, high-tech cat burglar falls for one of his marks, Elisabeth Shue’s genius scientist. 626 more words


The mansions are going to burn

I have an acquaintance who is a former sheriff who worked in the area between the suburbs and the city.  Over the course of thirty years he saw the city encroach on the suburb and observed affluence and poverty collide.  486 more words