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TomSlick

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Gender: Male
Hometown: Arkansas
Home country: USA
Current location: Arkansas, USA
Member since: Mon May 15, 2017, 09:46 PM
Number of posts: 8,451

About Me

I'm a lawyer primarily representing clients who are being sued. I am a retired Army Judge Advocate. Nothing I post here, including any comments about legal topics, should be construed as legal advice or creating an attorney-client relationship.

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My elderly parents got their first Covid-19 shots today!

My college professor wife is to get her second shot in a couple of weeks.

Now, if my in-laws could get theirs, I'd feel much better.

I'm not quite old enough to get my shot anytime soon - maybe in the summer.

Legislation Alert!

A Bill introduced in the Arkansas House (House Joint Resolution 1005) proposes an amendment to the Arkansas Constitution to require a super majority (60%) vote for any law to be adopted by initiative or referendum.

[link:https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/FTPDocument?path=%2FBills%2F2021R%2FPublic%2FHJR1005.pdf|

If adopted by the General Assembly and approved by the vote of the people (interestingly by a simple majority), it will be very difficult for the people to pass laws by initiative or referendum. For the sake of consistency, the Bill should include changing the State Motto from "Regnat Populus" - The People Rule. I propose ""Pecunia Loquitur" - Money Talks.

If any of you have a state legislator who will talk to you (mine hates me), let them know this is a really bad idea.

To give the Devil his due.

Governor Asa Hutchinson was interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour.

To give the Devil his due, Asa sounds remarkably reasonable for a Republiqan in this day and time. He allows that he would have voted to strip MTG of her committee assignments.

Skip ahead to 7:45 unless you want to hear him lie about how well vaccinations are going in Arkansas.

[link:https://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2021/02/04/amanpour-asa-hutchinson.cnn|
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