Good Monday morning. Let's put a positive spin on the news.
The USA has the most new cases of Covid-19! Woo-Hoo! We're Number ONE. AMERICA FIRST baby! And speaking of most new cases, Florida is battling it out with California for the most new cases amongst the states. Both are over 4000 a day, but as Governor Never Go Low Ronny D mentioned, California has more people, so Florida rightfully should claim the NUMBER ONE spot. If we try- if we crowd the beaches and flood the Wall Marts and don't wear masks (which are for wimps and Biden voters) we can do this!
Meanwhile the President gave the best, biggest, no one has ever seen anything like it, political rally this weekend in which barely anyone went to. Hopefully, that portends the same for his votes.
DOM is showing his politics with his last few posts. Check his blog out- it's not always a dry analysis of the 1977 committee notes on Money Laundering.
David Ovalle tweeted that Miami-Dade, entering phase two, means, inter alia (he didn't use that term) that jury trials should be starting in 30 days. Not so fast Mr. Herald. There are whispers of a super-star staffed committee working on re-starting jury trials. But, and this is our own opinion, we think we are a ways off. From reconfiguring the jury room on the seventh floor, to social distancing in the courtrooms (which is a polite way of, inter alia, declining an invitation to chambers as well as side-bars) jury trials are as far off as a 182 game baseball season. Oh, there might be a 60 game season, and there might be a few test trials here and there, but that Monday morning "who's ready?" gathering in the old REGJB? To quote one of our favourite Presidents- "Not gonna happen. Wouldn't be prudent."
Other good news? Well, there is NASCAR, that liberal, Northeastern, intellectual exercise of watching cars go round-n-round-an oval for a few hours. In response to their only Black driver Bubba Wallace getting them to abandon the Confederate Flag...someone hung a NOOSE in his NASCAR garage. Yee-Haw!
Let's think how this went:
Bubba Wallace (BW): Isn't it about time for NASCAR to stop displaying the Confederate flag? The Confederacy fought to keep slavery, and that's a might bit offensive to people of color.
NASCAR: Well, normally we'd say no. But considering the country went up in flames recently, ummm...sure. We will do that for ya.
NASCAR Fan: Someone tell that asshole that he don't know no history and needs to be learned some. The Confederacy fought for State's rights and stuff and the Civil War don have nuttin to do with slavery and my grandaaddy fought with Robert A Lee and I'll be dammed if I'm going to take that flag down. And why is a black guy allowed to be named Bubba anyway? Gladys! Gladys! Get me that rope I've been keeping on the porch....it's behind the refrigerator....no not that refrigerator ....the other refrigerator on the porch, the one on top of the truck tires with the old oil cans on top.
America. Love it with your mask off or we will hang a noose in your work place.
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