Monthly Archives: January 2012

the nuke solution? – national, state, local politics

Dropped by the Supervisor of Elections office in Marathon yesterday to vote early, and was escorted by an election worker into the office where School Board candidate Ed Davidson was filling out papers. The elections office people remembered and welcomed … Continue reading

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enabing homelessness – The Key West Citizen

“The poor will always be with you.” There has been a great deal of news lately in The Citizen on homelessness, and on not enabling homeless people to be homeless. The other day, The Citizen enabled a homeless man to … Continue reading

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KILL ALL THE LAWYERS? – A Client’s Guide to Hiring, Firing, Using and Suing Lawyers flashback

This Key West bubba justice flashback to KILL ALL THE LAWYERS? – A Client’s Guide to Hiring, Firing, Using and Suing Lawyers, (Prentice-Hall, 1986), was posted today to the two Florida Keys websites. Robert Krutko is Key West’s Christ? Saturday, … Continue reading

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Should school board candidates campaign on their war record?

Capt. Ed Davidson Although I gave newly-announced School Board candidate Capt Ed Davidson kudos in yesterday’s post, last night my dream maker turned me every which away but loose over Capt. Ed. It was a night from hell.   In … Continue reading

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LSU – Bama fix?

 LSU’s Les Miles Received two comments from Ramsay High grads to yesterday’s LSU threw the BSC Championship game? post. From Baker Smith: I KNEW something was amiss!!! The game was FIXED !!!! I’m NOT surprised…The Saban Nation paid Miles off. Where’s … Continue reading

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LSU threw the BSC Championship game?

LSU Tigers head coach, Les Miles   Received this interesting New Orleans link yesterday re the recent Alabama-LSU game from an old Birmigham amigo who shares my fatal attraction to Crimson Tide football, although he has started to worry me … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow, dreams, and other attractons

Yesterday, from an old Birmingham childhood friend, across-the-street Crestline Heights neighbor, mostly retired corporate lawyer I ran a bunch of rivers with, who married my first childhood love who was not so smitten by me …   Sloan: Our nephew, … Continue reading

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Roll Tide!!!

    From a distant North Carolina in-law, his grandson, I think it was, married one of my first Bashinsky cousin Leo’s daughters, I think it was, maybe a year an a half ago. Back some years, Ron and his … Continue reading

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some rummaging around above and below

Mother Nature  Old and dear Birmingham amiga Linda’s rely to yesterday’s Why I write … post, my part in italics:  Ah, strange things happen, and none of it surprises me. We’ll never know why the newspaper was there, but it … Continue reading

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Why I write …

An old and dear Birmingham amiga’s reply to yesterday’s some of my fellow travelers …post:  Hmmm . . . Now I have a better idea of why, with all my literary skill and love of the language, I can’t write anything … Continue reading

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