Author: Erik Loomis

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Retire Now!

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On June 29, 2022
Breyer is finally giving up the Court ghost. Thank God. Now, in order to make the Court at least not get worse, Sotomayor and Kagan both need to do the same thing. I know that Paul has made this point before on Sotomayor in terms of her health. I agree, though I think she’s great. […]
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Credit Where Credit is Due

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On June 28, 2022
I am not usually one to give credit to the Chinese government. But hey….. The global cryptocurrency industry’s latest meltdown has prompted fresh warning in China that the value of bitcoin could drop much further and be worth nothing, as Beijing renewed efforts to dissuade Chinese investors from all crypto-related activities. An article published on […]
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Free Speech at Work

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On June 27, 2022
Last month, the always valuable labor law expert Charlotte Garden had an great primer of the suppression of free speech on the job for EPI. This is something we should all read. Here’s the executive summary: “At-will” employment is sometimes shorthanded as employers’ rights to fire employees (and employees’ right to quit) for a bad […]
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This is the grave of Mary Colter. Born to a reasonably well-off family in Pittsburgh in 1869, Colter’s family moved around a bit when she was a child, first to Colorado and then to Minnesota, where they settled in St. Paul. Mary Colter became fascinated with Native cultures from the time she was a girl. […]
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