People use the phrase ‘the fog of war,’ but this is a case that seems to be the fog of law.
Eugene Fidell military law researcher/lecturer, Yale University
I don’t know if this dissertation is any good, but if I could choose to make any impact at all, I’d like to see more legal scholars use the term “foggy doctrine” once it’s published. Foggy doctrine.
This is so one-sided it can hardly be considered a “conversation,” but I thought it was worth posting since it might provoke some discussion.
On Saturday, Oct. 27, The Des Moines Register announced it was endorsing Mitt Romney for president. This surprised a lot of folks, and outraged some, in part because the Register hadn’t endorsed a Republican in 40 years or so.
I grew up in Iowa and recently moved back. My folks still live here. It is, as you probably know, a swing state.
The following conversation, had via text message right before the start of the baseball game Sunday night, has been edited a little for clarity purposes (spelling):
This confidential cable to RFK from the State Department is just one of almost 3,000 pages of records released to the public this week.
"These guys … know how to control their emotions…"
- Buster Posey, talking about his teammates as they uncork in the locker room after winning their division series.