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Monday, April 07, 2014

STUPIDITY AND CONSPIRACIES

"There are only two things that are infinite: The Universe and human stupidity. And I'm not too sure about the Universe."
Albert Einstein. 

Well, we learned one thing from this weekend's caption contest, some of us have a sense of humor. And some of us don't. 

"Some cause happiness wherever they go. Some, whenever they go."
Oscar Wilde.  

Walter Ferguson, a true Miami original and legendary "River Rat" and father in law of ASA Chet Zerlin has passed away. Here is the Herald obit. 

The Volokh Conspiracy: A legal blog you should be reading. 

(H/T: the other legal blog you should be reading: Hercules and the Umpire.)

Enjoy this spring week. 

Coming next week: Who said "Let my people go!" ?





5 comments:

Anonymous said...

People - do you realize our planet is dying? Do something!

Anonymous said...

What, no announcement of the winner?

Anonymous said...



We can afford no liberties with liberty itself.”


– United States v. Spector, 343 U.S. 169, 180 (April 7, 1952) (Jackson, J., dissenting)

Anonymous said...

Anonymous won, but Anonymous was a close second. Worst caption was by Anonymous.

Anonymous said...

rumpole … who won the TED commentary?

The trial shall be designated as a TEDx conference...