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Just as there are doctors who help people who have done bad things, there are lawyers who defend bad people. People do not win fights, lawyers do. Everyone thinks defense lawyers must believe their clients are innocent, but that’s seldom true. Most of the time they are guilty as O.J… yet Trev also got his client off — mostly…

Trev collapsed into the cushy chair and exhaled a long satisfied pillar of smoke from his cigar. And while it formed a cumulus cloud of contentment over his exhausted, shaved head he simply uttered: “Well, I did my job…” When … Continue reading

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Opinions must be able to change. Today’s Post Traumatic Stress was yesterday’s ‘Lack of Moral Fiber.’ Yesterday POW Sgt. Bergdahl became today’s latest victim of the Afghan war. We blame him. We want to punish him. But I want to first shoot so many others who knew what they were doing…

I’ve never quite understood people who seek to be ‘dominated’ sexually. Or submit to other manners of rough sex that doesn’t hold back. Then again I’ve never understood why I’ve always endeavored to risk my life on grand adventures from … Continue reading

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If you’re in the front row of the parade and you stop walking, pretty soon you’re back in the tuba section. But if you want to keep leading the parade you’ve got to keep striving, being extraordinary… And that’s another reason we shouldn’t be having a parade for a Little League team that finished 3rd…

I may be wrong here, but the way I understand it you don’t get a gold medal for beating ‘somebody’ — you get a gold medal for beating ‘everybody’. Surprise… surprise… Once, way back in high school, I got a … Continue reading

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The kid asked: How old is G-d? Some said to Google it. And I wanted to spank them black and bruised. So, listen up: Data ain’t information. Info ain’t knowledge. Knowledge ain’t understanding. Understanding ain’t wisdom… And may G-d grant me the serenity to recognize the difference…

At a party the other afternoon at a friend’s big stone house in an arriviste Philadelphia suburb, one of the impudent tykes, with an overstuffed mouth, popped an imposing question. The dour youth — undoubtedly a future Wall Street ‘perp’ … Continue reading

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Unless you are a sadomasochist the Golden Rule is all there needs to be. Everything else is merely commentary. And every religious plagiarist since the beginning says so. So why do we continue to “screw for virginity?…”

Why didn’t I just keep my mouth shut? Take the money? And walk out the door? Actually, I did. But then my mental calculator recognized that something didn’t add up right? So I reworked the cerebral debate. And my conscience … Continue reading

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Stop the world – I wanna get off! I’m not crazy enough. But as those two young men who tried to steal my cell phone discovered: I’m still working overtime on it…

It’s 10 years since I went out of my mind – I’ll never go back. And you wonder why? Well…consider this stuff in the category of: You can never be too crazy, but you can be too sane. The other … Continue reading

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