Category Archives: News and politics

BOOK REMINDER

REMINDER: Today, October 3rd, is the last day my book ON A RAINY NIGHT is available for free through Amazon Kindle.   Advertisements

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CRITICAL PATRIOTISM

I’m here to talk about something I call Critical Patriotism.  We all know only too well that our government’s practices are often a far cry from the ideals we espouse as Americans. I have repeatedly witnessed gross injustice occur in … Continue reading

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A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK PROMO

For the past month, my book of fiction A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK has been for sale on Amazon Kindle.  The price has been $3.99. From Monday through Wednesday next week, May 13th through 15th, the book will be FREE.  To get … Continue reading

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LEGAL FICTION

A number of years ago I was inspired to write a book of short stories dealing with the legal system.  It would depict events in the lives of judges, lawyers and convicts: the people most effected by that system. In … Continue reading

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HISTORY

The tearing down of the Berlin Wall, occurring when I was in law school, was a major event.  Some people stupidly called it the end of history.  But history didn’t stop.  It remained in motion. Today the right wing is … Continue reading

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TO THE EMERALD ISLE

At the end of his book on Ireland, written in the 1970’s, Leon Uris commented that the Irish have no future. Sometime after that, I visited Ireland for the first time.  It was 1998, and the island was under the … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK SNEAK PEEK

To My Friends at WordPress: I’ve been blogging at WordPress now for eight years.  My location is Jalesy55.wordpress.com.  My first blog was on John Milton’s writing of the Areopagitica back in the 1640’s.  Milton’s tract, on freedom of the press, … Continue reading

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