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December 27, 2021

More words of wisdom from Prof. Reynolds

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 10:36 am
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Editorial here.  Frankly, I’ll vote for any candidate who will support taxing college endowments above a certain limited amounts.

December 20, 2021

Read Professor Reynolds

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 11:02 pm
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You should read everything Professor Reynolds writes.

December 1, 2021

Beware internet hobby scams

Filed under: Legal,Modeling — dknights @ 12:05 am
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Story here.   Be careful when dealing with internet businesses that you don’t know and don’t have a track record with.  Seek info first. (h/t to Jeff “Inch High” Groves for the pointer to the story.

September 27, 2021

What is the harm?

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 9:49 am
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Story here.  Government at all levels is too big. The power we grant to government officials has gone to their head.  4 officers and 3 cars and a search warrant to take an opossum from a guy who had rescued it and was caring for it.   Do we really need a law forbidding this type of thing?

February 21, 2021

More from Professor Reynolds

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 2:18 am
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Previously, I wrote that when Prof. Glenn Reynolds writes something,  it is worth reading and considering.  Here is another example.  He has an uncanny ability to spot trends.

February 19, 2021

When Glenn Reynolds speaks…

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 10:46 am
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smart people listen.  Professor Reynolds is a deep thinker who anticipates many of the future’s trends and problems.  It is well worth reading anything he writes.

February 18, 2021

Your feel good story of the day

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 3:29 pm
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Another successful use of a gun in the defense of a home. (but in a little bit of a different way).

October 19, 2020

Toobin is a tool

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 10:37 pm
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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this.  Couldn’t happen to a more deserving guy.

September 23, 2020


Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 6:58 pm
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We need more forgiveness in our lives.  We need to be more like the victim’s brother in this story. (BTW, good on the police for never giving up.)

September 3, 2020

Defensive gun use

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 11:12 am
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Here is a collection of stories from July.  I’ve often wondered why some press outlet didn’t make an article like this a monthly feature.

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