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Attorney, Private Practice 2000-present Former Senate Legal Counsel 1994-2000, Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature Chief Consultant, 1985 Northern Marianas Constitutional Convention

Friday, December 21, 2007

Christmas greetings from the Obamas

I just thought I'd share with all of you this message I received by email from the Obama campaign:

Dear Friend,

This is the season where many of us get to leave the pressures of daily life behind and focus on what keeps us grounded -- being together with our families.

For our family, it's been so important for us to maintain our traditions no matter how hectic life gets. Just a few weeks ago, Barack left the frenzy of the campaign trail to come home to get the Christmas tree with the girls and me.

Today, I'd like to share a special holiday greeting from our family to yours:

This is also the season to remember that we're all in this together by helping those in need in our own communities and around the world.

You can find a way to help here:


Thank you for welcoming us into your lives and believing in what we are trying to do.

Wishing you a very Happy Holiday,


Saturday, December 8, 2007


I published this in one of my other blogs, Sai-Treking Web Adventure, but it really calls for posting here as well, so here it is.

Just came across an interesting site out of Australia called bovination.com. It's dedicated to discussions of . . . those things we all learned are not discussed in polite company . . . sex . . . religion . . . politics. According to their masthead, they have been "provoking the herd since 2002" and warn, "Your sacred cow is in mortal danger."

Amazing what serendipitous stuff one encounters via a Google search. Anyway, here's a tidbit about the travails of a schoolteacher in Sudan who allowed her students to name a teddy bear "Mohammed." Seems she was supposed to be publicly flogged and jailed for a year but they are letting her off with 15 days and deportation.

Its all about the morals being taught to the children, you understand. As a Sudanese local said, "She is a teacher and should be teaching her pupils to be respectful and have morals but instead she is doing the opposite."

Brings to mind Ron Hodges, Rep. Stanley Torres, and the members of the House of Representatives who supported the resolution. See! This is actually important. It is imperative keep our standards up to those of the Sudan!

Friday, December 7, 2007

Obama's Movement

This is why Barrack Obama will be the next President of the United States. This ad is presently running in Iowa, consisting principally of excerpts from his speech at the Iowa Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner last month.

Here's the Washington Post's current fix on the U.S. Presidential race.