Let Them Eat Steak! A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the business of america is business calvin coolidge recent protestors at a morton’s steak house concerning a supreme court justice raise the issue as to whether hospitality businesses and their customers should be subjected to harassment from those desiring to express their first amendment rights. before discussing the the morton’s case, i wish to shareContinue reading “Let Them Eat Steak! A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Cautionary Tales Are Cautionary: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

we all do stupid things. most of us are fortunate to not suffer severe consequences. avoidance of misfortune, however, is not a license to live life in a careless manner. ms. brittney griner, a wnba, star apparently made a stupid mistake. reportedly, she was in possession of cannabis oil while traveling through a russian airport.Continue reading “Cautionary Tales Are Cautionary: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Bully: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

about 50 years ago, we moved west los angeles and i was enrolled in a 3rd grade public school. shortly after attending, a classmate began harassing me. everyday, he would come up to me and threaten to kill me. as a seven-year-old and new to the school, i didn’t know how to address the problem.Continue reading “Thou Shalt Not Bully: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Big Celebrity Who Made a Little Fan: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the emmys, the met gala, and the obama birthday party revealed disturbing treatment of workers. staffers were forced to wear masks while the guests were are all maskless. the message was clear. there are the celebrities and the ruling class that are free in society and there are the others who are serve their needsContinue reading “The Big Celebrity Who Made a Little Fan: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Searching For Good: A Ten Commandments’ Story

there is nothing new under the sun ecclesiastes – Chapter 1:9 my old backyard was filled with matured fruit trees. they had been there years. persimmons, figs, tangerines, and avocados were aplenty. the word got out. the backyard became the unofficial salad bar for the neighborhood wildlife. during the day and night, they all tookContinue reading “Searching For Good: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Thou Shall Not Say %#^@? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

foolish stories sometimes have important messages. humanity’s corruptive influence at a “wildlife park” is this story’s subject. it wasn’t a story of animal cruelty. arguably, it was something worse. in 2020, an english wildlife park became infested with f-bombs dropping from the sky. certain of the park’s winged residents were acting in a foul manner.Continue reading “Thou Shall Not Say %#^@? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A God Dog Moment: A Ten Commandments’ Story

it was an old blind dog on its last paw of life. this arthritis airdale terrier spent most of its days laying down. its owner, a forensic psychiatrist, would bring the dog to work. this psychiatrist reported on one of my legal cases. occasionally, i would depose the doctor. a deposition is an informal courtContinue reading “A God Dog Moment: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

In a Time of Craziness, Thank God There is Dr. Muhammad Awad

the most recent palestinian-israeli conflict has evoked strong emotions on both sides. dr. muhammad awad’s courage is one of the few things worthwhile acknowledging. dr. awad’s story should evokes “hope.” according to the jns.org, dr. muhammad awad, an e.r. doctor, with a medical team, was injured trying to save the life of a jewish israeliContinue reading “In a Time of Craziness, Thank God There is Dr. Muhammad Awad”