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OUTSOURCING: Ceding Governmental Responsibility

I came across this at The Daily Beast yesterday:Hillary Transue, 17, of Wilkes-Barre, PA, knew something was wrong when she was sentenced to three months in juvenile detention for making fun of her assistant principal on MySpace in 2007. "I...
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Arthur of the Roundish Table (Ch-XIX)

The Mystery Continues; Episode IIIThe Feast of St. ValentineWell why are we meeting in the French Count's room, inquired Iseult.Because I can no longer rent the anteroom, or the ante anteroom for that matter. It is getting so one cannot...
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Arthur of the Roundish Table (Ch-XVIII)

A MYSTERY PART DEAUX    The morning always comes sooner when you cogitate through most of the night.  Sir Rathbone really attempted to fit all the clues into some paradigm over his favorite scotch and this new vice from Asia he...
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Arthur of the Roundish Table (Ch-XVII)

THE DEATH OF LAGAMOR, A MYSTERY IN PARTSSnerf was walking his rounds again with Macaca, his trusty monkey.  I wish I was back with the peasantry. I so dislike the aristocracy. The peasants are revolting, the peasants are revolting.I am...
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THE CASE FOR THE DEFENSE

 One day, after meandering the forest to find scrub wood from its plentiful floor, I looked down and espied a small toad clinging for life next to a tree.  It was the last month of winter and I could hear...
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Arthur of the Roundish Table (Ch-XVI)

THE TRIAL OF KAYProceed with jury selection counselor, said the King.You are Sir Lagamor of Caerleon? Asked Bedivere, chief prosecutor.Yes, Sir.Do you know Sir Kay, the defendant in this matter?I know of him.  That is, ten years ago I challenged...
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Arthur of the Roundish Table (Ch-XV)

Senor Eduardo and the Moor arrived at Joyous Gard, in Cornwall in pretty good time and in pretty good shape. Now let me do all the talking Sir Palidan said.  Who goes there? Cried the Palace Guard from the turret....
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Arthur of the Roundish Table (Ch-XIV)

Meanwhile, back at CamelotTwo lines queued to the Grand Living Room, all the way around the castle and across the moat.It was the annual, Old Stuff Road Show.  The traveling experts on old stuff came across the Channel to Camelot...
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Arthur of the Roundish Table (Ch-XIII)

Lancelot awoke on a wooden bed stuffed with straw and covered with animal skins.  His room had two beds and a window.  He attempted to rise.Ooooooh, that hurts.  He managed to get to the window anyway to peruse his new...
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The End of Parity

"What executives have done is troubling, but it's equally troubling to have government telling shareholders how much they can pay the executives," said Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL). HUFPO-TODAY Why is it that every time I see an issue become part...

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