John F. Clark is causing trouble

The primary role of the USMS in providing protection for the judicial branch of government and in executing that branch’s continuity of operations/government plan. Domestic Preparedness. Commentary. “John F. Clark, Director, U.S. Marshals Service” by JOHN MORTON, Wed, May 16, 2007 The U.S. Marshals Service website is at https://www.usmarshals.gov/. John F. Clark is no longer […]

Mormons vs. the Song of Solomon

More on the subject of a previous post. Whether Solomon is actually the author is doubtful. The composition has many beautiful phrases and lyrical prose, often quoted in nonreligious literature. Song of Solomon — Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–Day Saints Solomon had too many wives, according to the First Books of the Kings. And […]

DOJ ‘Alumni’ call for Bill Barr to resign

More than 1,110 former Justice Department officials … posted a statement Sunday calling on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign. More than 1,100 former prosecutors and other DOJ officials call on Attorney General Bill Barr to resignBy Laura Jarrett, CNN, Updated 1:21 PM ET, Sun February 16, 2020 What a bunch of good-for-nothing frat boys! […]

So much for academic peer review

It’s the notorious European-dominated publish-or-perish system of academic publishing, and journals that tout phony “impact factors” which in turn are required of research faculty by institutional administration. At risk is the profit powerhouse of Elsevier’s parent company, UK-listed Relx, Europe’s biggest media company by market capitalisation, which reports its annual results on Thursday. The academic […]

Partisan DC federal court sentencing

“The Judges of this Court base their sentencing decisions on careful consideration of the actual record in the case before them; the applicable sentencing guidelines and statutory factors; the submissions of the parties, the Probation Office and victims; and their own judgment and experience,” said DC District Court Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. “Public criticism […]

Hope Hicks is back at the White House

Hicks was a communications director for Donald Trump from 2017 through March 2018, when she resigned over an allegation, or rather, tongue-in-cheek confession, of “white lies” and went to work for Fox News as a chief communications officer and executive V.P. Hope Hicks returning to Trump White House as senior adviser Hope Hicks to return […]