Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

Justice v. Process

Recently I was watching a fascinating documentary on PBS, “Slavery by Another Name,” about forced servitude of African-Americans in the post Civil War South.  The program covered convict labor, and how men would be arrested mainly to have their labor … Continue reading

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Into the woods

A few months ago I went to Muir Woods.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with Muir Woods, it is a National Monument, one of the best preserved remaining stands of virgin, old-growth redwoods. It was a beautiful day.  … Continue reading

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That didn’t go badly.

[No, this is not the most scintillating of posts.  I am a bear of very little brain this afternoon, at least now, probably because great nervousness takes a lot of concentration to hold in check.  I was better earlier.  I … Continue reading

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