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Clarence Thomas’ reckless disregard for intelligence

Thanks to the Sullivan decision, it is indeed hard for public figures to win libel suits. They have to prove that something false was said about them, that it harmed their reputation and that the writer acted with “actual malice.” … Continue reading

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Weiss declared winner on cost-basis

Weiss declared winner on cost-basis tally Mark Weiss, spending $1,000 out of pocket yet garnering 2,171 votes was the winner in the Fall Palo Alto election, as tabulated on a cost-basis. He spent a mere 46 cents per vote. Karen … Continue reading

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