Monthly Archives: November 2012

This Blog Rocks

My http://www.janbtucker.com/blog stat counter just made it past 400,000 page hits since the blog was launched!!!! Site Statistics Unique Pages Served: 19068 Total Sessions: 181452 Total Page Hits: 400005 Tweet

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Larry Hagman’s Radicalism

To understand the mostly private political viewpoint of Larry Hagman, a longtime member of the California Peace & Freedom Party, you first have to look at the context of his mother’s career.  Mary Martin won Tony Awards for her Broadway … Continue reading

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Breaking the Blacklist

Two things happened this week which by coincidence or fate brought back a flood of memories and emotions about my father, Saul Selwyn Tucker.  First, the son of the Hollywood Reporter‘s founder apologized for that paper’s role in blacklisting.  Three … Continue reading

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Selective Prosecution

Trying to second guess prosecutorial decisions in the criminal procedure (as one of my grad school profs explained, he named his course “criminal procedure” as opposed to “criminal justice” because the use of the term “justice” to describe our system … Continue reading

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Tucker on Black Talk Radio 11-19-12

Tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. PST I’m being interviewed by Scotty Reid on Black Talk Radio re the issue of “Secession” movements:  http://blacktalkradionetwork.com/page/black-talk-radio-news Tweet

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Mythology of Secession

If present day petitions circulating around the United States seeking the right to secede were simply manifestations of “Romantic Nationalism” [“RN” for brevity], they’d be bad enough.  In point of fact they go beyond traditional notions of RN and are … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences in Law Enforcement

The October 11, 2012 announcement [http://www.ice.gov/news/releases/1210/121011washingtondc.htm] of Mara Salvatrucha’s (MS-13) designation as a “Transnational Criminal Organization” (TCO) by the U.S. Treasury Department is designed to assist the federal government in dismantling MS-13 according to the Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) … Continue reading

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Will Laura Richardson’s luck follow Arturo Danaire Frazier?

Representative Laura Richardson would be out of luck if she didn’t have bad luck….and as they say, bad luck comes in threes. First she comes under scrutiny over a foreclosure on her Sacramento home.  She’d received a Washington Mutual loan … Continue reading

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Election Night 2012

Last night was an outstanding night for me. First, I’m breathing a big sigh of relief that Mitt Romney is not the President of the United States.  I didn’t vote for President Obama; I voted for Roseanne Barr on the … Continue reading

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Republican Definitions of Rape

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