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Weekend Edition: 10-28

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

“No Fatties”: When Health Care Hurts (“According to the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, one out of three doctors responds to obesity negatively and associates it with poor hygiene, hostility, dishonesty, and noncompliance, viewing fat patients as ‘lazy, lacking in self-control, non-compliant, unintelligent, weak-willed and dishonest.’”)

Trump […]

Weekend Edition: 10-21

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

What Are We Doing Here? (“A society is moving toward dangerous ground when loyalty to the truth is seen as disloyalty to some supposedly higher interest.”)

The NFL Is Right, Trump Is Wrong: Dissenting Players Are Patriotic (“Dissent is patriotic, because it affirms that our country is worth […]

Book Review: Justice Failed by Alton Logan with Berl Falbaum

I know from experience that attorney-client privilege plays a big role in a lawyer’s professional life. There’s plenty of times when a client or potential client wanted assurance that I couldn’t tell anyone else what they told me (with limited exceptions). The confidentiality of information is such an important ethical obligation that the American Bar […]

Weekend Edition: 10-14

Bookish Linkage

Have a look at Napoleon’s traveling library

Bookish Lists: best books about Puerto Rico; best Iraqi writing about the war; 9 protest books to read now

Nonbookish Linkage

Birth of a white supremacist

5 ways white people can fight white supremacy

And race remains South Dakota’s third rail

What […]

Weekend Edition: 10-7

Bulletin Board

About the only thing that makes winter bearable is back! The NHL season began Wednesday and tonight is the Stampede‘s home opener. Added bonus: watching hockey is exercise

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

These Are Not Acts of God (“Our politicians mourn, our media serves the familiar narratives, and we end the […]

Book Review: Gratoony the Loony by Gilles Gratton

Sports are replete with stereotypes. Yet few are probably as old and ingrained as that ice hockey goaltenders are quirky weird crazy. Even Hall of Fame goaltender Bernie Parent said, “You don’t have to be crazy to be a goalie. But it helps!” And then there’s the goaltenders who embody the stereotype, such as Gilles […]