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Robert’s Rules

The House of Representatives, one is informed, lives by its own rules. The HR is, however, formally subject to parliamentary procedure, as defined, say, in Robert’s Rules of Order. If found in some way to be contaminating that order, one … Continue reading

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ODE: JANUARY, 2004 (polemical)

I wrote the following while recovering from major surgery. I think it is if anything more relevant now than it was in ’04. ODE: JANUARY, 2004 (polemical) I. There is a national rhythm for each nation Which abused gives rise … Continue reading

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REPRESENTATIVE RUMINATIONS (amicus brief for General Henry M. Robert)

I. One hears or reads how this or that person is Hitlerian, how this or that ruler rules at any given time as many as he or she can, and we reflect again how it is that Mosca and Pareto … Continue reading

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REMORA? BLENNY, ANYONE?

REMORA? BLENNY, ANYONE? Okay, take blenny first if you want to, &, blenny is said to be an unpleasant, a decidedly un-pleasant fish. Promises in a wheedling way to rid a tongue of parasites and nips off and, variously, away … Continue reading

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A COOL MILLION?

A COOL MILLION? As big as a Ritz? Is that big, yet? How about a hundred million — that start to be big-enough? Big-enough for what? Buy what? BUY who? Who? No kidding. Who!? I’ll be horn-swoggled. I’ll be goldurn’d. … Continue reading

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GRANDFATHER KOCH

GRANDFATHER KOCH: accused Eisenhower of being a communist dupe, but excused his son for showing Josip Djugashvili how to build and run an oil field and then fils came back to America and fathered two frisky boys, who currently pretty … Continue reading

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PERHAPS MR. GRAHAM

PERHAPS MR. GRAHAM cut class the day his law professor talked about the buggy-ride taken toward the Justice Building which found a student named Learned Hand getting off first and saying to O.W. Holmes, Jr., “Do justice, sir!” “My job, … Continue reading

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