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A response to comments on my reposting Avner Meitner's post

A couple of days I reposted a post by Avram Meitner, and wrote that I thought it “brave, concise & accurate”. In comments to this post on my blog & on Facebook I’ve been told that it’s stupid, vile, shite, & I should be ashamed & embarrassed for reposting it. 555 more words

Israel/Palestine

"Zionism and anti-Semitism are almost exactly the same thing. The key difference is how they are marketed."

Avram Meitner’s brave, concise & accurate post on Facebook today:

‘[…] Hitler WAS one of Zionism’s biggest supporters. […]
Zionism and anti-Semitism are almost exactly the same thing. 8 more words

Freedom

Quote of the Day

Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.

—Louis Brandeis

Politics

Why would a lawyer blog about statistics?

… is a question I often get asked. I blog here about statistics, data, quality, data quality, productivity, management and leadership. And evidence. I do it from my perspective as a practising lawyer and some people find that odd.  1,040 more words

Risk Management

Quote of the Day

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

—Louis Brandeis

Politics

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Jew, Feminist): Louis Brandeis (Zionist Jew) inspired my work for women’s rights

BOSTON (JTA) – One hundred years to the day of the nomination of Louis D. Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg paid tribute to the first Jewish justice at a program at the university that bears his name. 342 more words

Daily News

Thanks giving

We have Louis Brandeis to thank for the insight that “sunshine is the best disinfectant.” Government officials are more likely to correct problems the public is aware of. 170 more words

Heroes