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Posts published in “Essays”

Don’t Bite the Hands that Feed Us

This much is clear about the confusing many-sided debate over immigration law reform: Whatever Congress finally comes up with — if it manages to come…

The Massacre at Ludlow

It began at 10 o’clock on that morning of April 20, 1914, in the southern Colorado town of Ludlow. National guardsmen, professional gunmen and others…

OFF THE RECORD: Hospital Footnotes

A FEW FOOTNOTES to Mr. Sanicki's report on the independent audit presented to the Coast District Hospital Board last week. Four people commissioned the audit…

The Raps and the Wrap Up (Part 5)

Prosecutor Kevin Davenport looks like a 6'4" Clark Kent. He's in his early 40s and wears dark, conservative suits. He looks like a movie prosecutor.…

Who Are These Kids? (Part 4)

August Stuckey didn't know Tai Abreu and Aaron Channel well. They regarded him as "goofy" and "at least ten degrees off." But Channel had a…

Mendo Justice Gets the Case (Part 3)

District Attorney Vroman saw the case against the three young co-defendants who were involved in the murder of Donald Perez as emphatically open and just…

The Interview, The Victim (Part 2)

Detective Kevin Bailey is a youthful, fit-looking man in his mid-thirties. He comes across as a genuinely nice guy. Bailey is close enough in age…

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