Monthly Archives: September 2013

I would have called it: There’s No Stupid Like Zero Tolerance Stupid

A buzzing pen. They suspended a seven year old for a buzzing pen.  Thank the lord they got this violent miscreant away from other students for a few days! Yeesh, and people wonder why homeschooling is growing exponentially.  Sue like … Continue reading

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Klutschkowski v. Peacehealth: A phenomenal win for the people of Oregon!!!

What a great, great opinion from the Oregon Supreme Court today in Klutschkowski v. PeaceHealth, SC S059869 (September 26, 2013) For a while it seemed as if Howell v. Boyle, 353 Or 359, 298 P3d 1 (2013), was going to … Continue reading

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Debt service on how many trillion?

In the near future, our entire GDP is going to go to making interest payments.  By 2020: One thing is clear: Based on CBO projections, if interest rates just rise to their 20-year average, we will have an untenable, unacceptable … Continue reading

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Slower, Dumber, and … Younger?

Isn’t “progress” supposed to work the other way? This is what we get for two decades of “participation” trophies.  “Younger Athletes Are Racing With Less Concern About Time” The Hipster Olympics are coming to pass! Really, when we lose our … Continue reading

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Not nearly long enough

A 21 year old convicted of having sex with a 14 year old and he gets just a little over a year in prison? And he had more than one victim.  Disgraceful to accept a plea deal this light for … Continue reading

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California Senate passes child abuse statute of limitations reform

Great news for child abuse survivors in California.  The State Senate passed a new “window” provision that allows child abuse victims to bring suit for one year, even if their claims had been previously barred.  The bill is going to … Continue reading

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A Release signed during minority continues in effect after reaching 18, sometimes

The Oregon Court of Appeals today issued its decision in Bagley v. Mt. Bachelor, Inc., A148231 (September 5, 2013), holding that a full release from negligence applies even though the person was a minor when originally signed (with parental approval), … Continue reading

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