Friday, February 13, 2009
This will cause you some misery, if you were stupid enough to do this:
What they are calling "Black Thursday" for lawyers, with over 700 lawyers and a thousand support staff being laid off at big firms, is detailed here at Above The Law in a series of posts. Holland and Knight leads the pack with 70 lawyers and 173 support staff getting the axe.
Miami is Miserable?
Forbes Magazine (motto: "We used to report on money when anyone had some") has ranked Miami, our fair city, the 9th most miserable city to live in, in the US. And to add insult to injury, we are snugly nestled in between Buffalo, NY, and St. Louis, MO.
Buffalo??? Oh the ignominy of it all.
If you suffer from TRISCADECAPHOBIA then perhaps you should stay home today. For those of you who failed remedial English, or wear a black robe to work, click on the word for a definition.
THE WAR ON DRUGS.
The Latin American Commission on Drugs and Democracy has reported that, steady yourselves, the US war on drugs in Latin America has been a failure. They have also hastened to point out that the sky in fact is blue. As our friends from Minnesota would say, "Tell us something we don't know, why doncha?
Someday historians are going to look back on the war on drugs over the last twenty to thirty years and total up the lost lives, the money spent, the lives wasted in warehouse incarceration, and their going to shake their heads in sad wonderment.
Secretary. Of Commerce. Top candidate will have superior organizational skills. people skills, management skills, political skills, and should have paid most of their taxes most of the time. Must re-locate to Washington, DC. Salary set by law. Apply Here.
There's not a damned thing to watch on TV this weekend. I guess we'll have to ride our bike over to Key Biscayne.
Courts are closed on Monday in observance of the election of Joel Brown as chief judge, and that means one of those troublesome Tuesdays, with long lines, short tempers, and an over crowded courthouse. Any ideas on what kind of problems CJ Brown could address? Any ideas whatsoever?
See you Tuesday.