Wednesday, April 13, 2011
A WELL FED JUDICIARY
We seem to remember a part of the Constitution that goes something like "A Well Fed Judiciary being necessary for the security of a free state...."
Careful and savvy social media readers saw our Twitter earlier in the week on the article entitled
We did an informal survey this week and judging (no pun intended) from the groaning of the judicial benches we observed in our fair building, it appears the answer to the article must be big fat (pun intended) "no", as our judges appear to be exceedingly well fed. Thus, passing no opinion on the collective merits of the sentences handed out in Miami, we feel obliged to point out that at least in the Magic City, hunger cannot be the cause of an unduly harsh sentence. Black robes hide more than arrogance.
Barry Bonds was found guilty on one count Wednesday afternoon, breaking the hearts of Giant Fans and one Miami Blogger.
Rumpole says: While we don't have a dog in that fight, reading the merits of the defendant's allegations, well, that dog won't hunt.
And finally, "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."
But for one unfortunately named defendant, the name sadly says it all.
See You In Court, handing out Dr. Atkins books to our robed readers.