. . .
1 “And not Jon and Lloyd.”
2 “Because the American legal system is fundamentally corrupt? Is that the answer.”
1 “The jury selection in the Roger Clemens retrial began a fortnight ago. Because it was in federal district court, no cameras are allowed in the court room.”
2 “Better to keep everything as hidden from the public eye as possible.”
1 “Roger may have lied under oath, but it is a noble American pursuit pursued by Supreme Court nominees who appear before the Senate.”
2 “The Supreme Court Justices who hurl balls and strikes rather than call balls and strikes.”
1 “Johnny Reid Edwards may have played some games with campaign contributions, but the Five Lobbyists on the Supreme Court basically decreed that anything goes in the campaign arena.”
2 “And Johnny is indicted and Jonny Corzine is running free.”
1 “And Lloyd Blankfein continues to inflict violence on the world.”
2 “And now we learn again that Justice Department officials who were aware that flawed forensic work may have contributed to the convictions of potentially innocent individuals fetched another cup of coffee and counted the days until their retirement.”
1 “Are courts expected to exhibit a modicum of integrity or at some point are they illegitimate.”
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[See the “e-ssays” titled “Perjury, The American Way (February 20, 2006),” “Balls and Strikes and Perjury: America’s Pastimes (August 23, 2010),” and “Losing Faith: MF Global and Kodak (January 9, 2012).”]
Bumper stickers of the week:
Prosecute the prosecutors; prosecute the judges
“Through this world I’ve wandered I’ve seen lots of funny men / Some rob you with a six-gun, and some with a fountain pen.”
“The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd” by Woody Guthrie (c) 1958 (renewed) Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.