Trump’s Ugly Reeks / Wreaks

January 22, 2019

Trump’s Ugly Reeks / Wreaks

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President Donald Trump

On January 8, 2011, a few miles from where I lived, a D Congresswoman almost died. An R U.S. District Judge did, and five others, too. A dozen more suffered gunshot wounds, which they live with still.

In the aftermath of the horror, good people formed the National Institute for Civil Discourse. (Here’s a March 18, 2011 Washington Post story about its founding, written by 50+ year friend, former Tucsonan and Rock Star Reporter Sari Horwitz.) I knew this organization back in the day, for my former spouse volunteered there for more than a year, and through the Institute we met and remained friends with co-founder Brint Milward.

WTF?

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I’m Back

December 12, 2017

I’m Back

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Mark Rubin

I’ve been AWOL. Plain and simple: G.O.N.E.

When I started blogging a dear friend – the law firm administrator at the firm which employed me in 2014 – wondered about my ability to blog regularly. A fair point … although I did post almost 700 pieces between February 2014 and October 2017. Roughly one post every second day.

History aside, I’ve been away … and, for a few weeks, the site has been unavailable. Explanation? I represented a client for several years. Stuff happened. Then, I represented the client again, with a jury trial scheduled for December 5, 2017. (Damn, is it really 2017? Can I go Back to the Future?) Jurors do what they

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