Tag Archives: Scott Walker

The Stalking Horse

A stalking horse, for hunters, is something of a moving blind.  The idea is that the prey – often birds – would be startled by the appearance of a human, but not a horse or cow, so the hunter uses the stalking horse (“stalking cow” doesn’t have the same ring) to approach unseen, until the […]

The Price of Free Speech

Here I am, agreeing with the Roberts Court twice in one week. Tuesday’s ruling was fun. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that ATT cannot claim its communication with various government agencies are exempt from Freedom of Information laws based on a clause protecting “personal privacy.” Although the court has ruled – unfortunately – that corporations […]

Gumbo? Again?

WINTER PARK, FL – Last week’s helping of gumbo was favorably received and since I’m supposed to be on vacation this week and because there’s still dozens of issues popping up – more gumbo. The venom I received from the bees last week was not, in the longer view, as effective as I’d hoped it […]