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Justice Bedsworth Takes on Congress, Romanians, and Witches for a Spell

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Justice William W. Bedsworth, in the November 2010, “Criminal Waste of Space” column in the OC Lawyer Magazine:

Accursed Congress

Excerpt: ‘… Take Congress.(1) Congress is about as lousy a job as you can have without getting involved with fish or sewage. I don’t understand why it isn’t the loser of the election that gets stuck going to Congress.(2)

And since I’m not willing to do the job myself, I don’t question the work being done by the guy who is. That’s a rule of mine. You will never hear me criticize the work of my garbage man or my presiding judge.

But I must admit my willingness to kvetch has expanded somewhat since the two national political parties turned the Congress of the United States into a third-rate game of frat boy dodgeball. I really am dismayed that they are so busy trying to beat the other team that they no longer care about the cost to the country. They’re so obsessed with being doctrinally pure Republicans and Democrats that they’ve lost interest in being Americans. …
‘ (Link to full article.)

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