Politics & Prejudices
Fix our highest court
The state's supremes work in 'needless secrecy'
Published: February 2, 2011
Well, yes. Her manner of speaking can be convoluted. And I still have a bad feeling about her secretly bugging and exposing her colleagues. But when it comes to reforming what the University of Chicago has called the worst state supreme court in the nation, I am begging to think that Betty Weaver just might be my kind of crazy.
Stories we just know the media are yearning to tell us: CNN, March 3: Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continued her miraculous recovery by pitching 2-1/3 innings of no-hit relief for the Arizona Diamondbacks in an exhibition game. Dr. Sanjay Gupta said her curveball will be even better once the portion of her skull removed after her shooting is reattached.
And closer to home, the Detroit Free Press' Mitch Albom reveals in a column that once on a vacation trip to Egypt he saw a street urchin playing basketball. He didn't actually talk to him, because he was all dirty and Muslimy and stuff, but the five people he knows in heaven told him the boy was more talented than the great Lew Alcindor. But they said while he missed out on the great basketball career Mitch could have helped him achieve, he would someday instead lead his nation to new heights. Today, that little boy is — Egypt's new leader. P.S.: Coming next week: Morrie also told the other dead guys to tell Mitch it was all right to forgive himself.
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