Bureaucrcy, Law, Media

Lawyers in the Control Booth

It was lawyers in foxholes, especially since Waco, then 911, providing, among other things, that allowed time for enemy killers, usually laying in mines, by requiring spotters to call in shots to judges and arbiters at a safe distance away, a cuppa Joe nearby,…

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Media, Religion

The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941

This is 1941, when Hollywood apparently still approved of God. “The Devil and Daniel Webster” is a short story written by Stephen Vincent Benet in 1936 for Saturday Evening Post, then in book form in 1937, then this film version in 1941. It’s available…

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