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Judge Aaron Persky: A Bench is Not a Throne

The current controversy over Judge Aaron Persky’s sentence of a Stanford University athlete to six months in jail and three years probation after a jury convicted him of three felony counts of sexual assault has sparked over a million online … Continue reading

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I Like Bill but I Back Bernie: Feeling the Bern since 1972

One of my signature photos is with Bill Clinton and having met him and heard him speak you’ve got to admire his brilliance, his oratorical ability and his ability to persuade.  That doesn’t mean I agree with his politics nor … Continue reading

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District Attorney Report on Andy Lopez Death is a Travesty

THE LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION OF THE ANDY LOPEZ SHOOTING: Conspiracy or Stupidity? By Jan B. Tucker For background, you should read the District Attorney’s report with my appended PDF critique at: http://www.janbtucker.com/jb_tucker_in_action.   In None Dare Call It Conspiracy, the … Continue reading

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Passover 2014

Historically, Passover is one of those times of year when for centuries Jews have been subject to attack and murder.  For more about why, check out the Wikipedia article on the “ritual blood libel”  — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_libel Yesterday’s killings in Kansas … Continue reading

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Margaret Wright-Womens HERstory

On March 22, 2014 6 pm to 10 pm, I’ll be giving a speech about one of my late mentors, African American activist Margaret Wright, at 1422 Engracia Ave Torrance.  For details on the event and RSVP info, go to: … Continue reading

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Jackie Lacey for District Attorney

The first woman to run for California Attorney General and Los Angeles County District Attorney is my good friend and mentor Marguerite “Marge” Buckley.  Having been involved with those pioneering campaigns, I’m glad to see that Jackie Lacey is likely … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of George McGovern

I met George Spencer McGovern twice:  once before he was ever thought of as Presidential material, at a reception for the Food for Peace Foundation when I was around 12 or 13 and later in 1972 when he campaigned in … Continue reading

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Marge Buckley’s Freedom of Info & Privacy Act Request to FBI

This is a lesson on how to do a Freedom of Information Act and a Privacy Act request to federal agencies.  It is also a commentary in an oblique way into the ethics of Kevin D. Akin, who attempted to … Continue reading

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Abolish CA Filing Fees

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Filing Fees–Poll Taxes by any other name

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