June 2004

Law & Order: Law Firm Identity Theft

What in-house paralegal hasn’t dreamed of making the big bucks? What in-house staffer hasn’t secretly wished to rake in the dough that those overpaid lawyers make? Well, here’s one who did what any other frustrated paralegal would dismiss as, uh, ridiculous: steal a law firm’s identity and...

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Easy come, easy go

You may recall that my wife and I were hosting a fundraiser for Barack Obama this evening, and that Barack would be stopping by. What many forget is that in addition to being a candidate for Senate, Barack is also a state senator — and thanks to...

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Quote of the day

“Crush your enemies, see them driven before you and hear the lamentations of their women… Wait a minute, that’s Conan.” — California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, when asked by the New York Times to describe “his governing philosophy.” [Political Wire]

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Six Not-so-Easy Pieces

Proof of just how powerful Amazon can be: six years ago, I bought a copy of Six Easy Pieces, a book of class lectures by Richard Feynman. Amazon remembered that, and linked to its sequel (of sorts), Six Not-so-Easy Pieces, it put a link at the top...

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Drinks with Dean

Last year, I was amazed when Joe Trippi recognized me. It gets better. Friday night, I attended a private reception for Howard Dean that was primarily a “thank you” event for many of us who’d been involved in the Dean campaign from the outset. It was a...

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