Monthly Archives: June 2010

If Supreme Court is right then Congress is Wrong in Humanitarian Law Project vs. Holder

Chief Justice Roberts, joined by Justices Kennedy, Alito, Scalia, Stevens, and Thomas wrote an opinion in Humanitarian Law Project vs. Holder that essentially says that the Patriot Act’s prohibition on giving “material support” to groups designated by the Executive Branch … Continue reading

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Tucker’s Track Record on BP (British Petroleum)

There are a lot of Johnny and Jane Come Lately’s out and about these days bad mouthing BP (British Petroleum) as though they just discovered corporate malfeasance on its part.  I actually have a track record of opposing the rotten … Continue reading

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Littlerock, California or Mel Brook’s “Rock Ridge” ???

I earlier wrote about the goings on between the Los Angeles County Nuisance Abatement Team (NAT) and residents in unincorporated Antelope Valley communities like Little Rock.  More information is now emerging that makes Littlerock, California look a lot like Mel … Continue reading

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“Movidas,” “Mishagas,” and “Nigashit” all at once

On May 23, 2010 I served as parliamentarian during the election convention of the California League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).  LULAC is the nation’s oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization. In my own community (Jewish) we have … Continue reading

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Konversations With Kevin (Kevin D. Akin) #4

This is another in my series of anecdotes about the California State Chair of the Peace & Freedom Party, Kevin Akin. This piece is based upon past conversations I had with the late Mike Noonan, a long time stalwart of … Continue reading

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