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October 27, 2022

The day’s news gets better and better

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Make that two for the day.  Story here.

Feel good story of the day

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 2:12 pm
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Story here.

October 14, 2022

Open Fields

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 9:53 am
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The “open fields” doctrine sucks.  It needs to be reversed.  Mini-rant over.

Story here.

June 3, 2022

Read everything Professor Reynolds writes

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 9:54 am
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Another insightful column.

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 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.

September 23, 2020

Forgiveness

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.

July 22, 2020

Presented without comment

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 11:51 am
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Our government continues to fail its citizens.

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