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Welcome to Charlie Buttrey's blog. Explore Charlie's insights on current legal issues and concerns and how they relate to our world... as well as, other subjects that have caught his eye and interest.

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  1. September 22, 2019 I have never understood people who buy things they never use.  Some people, for instance, spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on antique cars, but just keep them in the garage and never drive them. More mundanely, there are those who collect bobblehead dolls, but never remove them from the package. The...

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  2. September 21, 2019 In 2016, the Kenai, Alaska Peninsula Borough approved a policy providing that people who wanted to give invocations at the Borough Assembly’s meetings had to belong to official organizations with an established presence on the Kenai Peninsula. Citing the First Amendment, the Alaska Supreme ruled the policy unconstitutional, and the borough government...

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  3. September 20, 2019 Truly, I was going to blog about this even before one of my regular readers directed me to the story. ESPN’s “College Game Day” crew went to Ames, Iowa prior to the Iowa-Iowa State football game last Saturday. “Game Day” tends to draw large crowds of cheering supporters who try to out-wit...

    The post Beer money… for good appeared first on Charlie Buttrey.

  4. September 19, 2019 You may have heard that the fast-food chain Popeyes (which has exactly zero franchises in Vermont) has been engaging in a social media war with Chick-fil-A (which has exactly zero franchises in Vermont) over their respective new chicken sandwiches. Craig Barr of Tennessee apparently really wanted to try Popeyes’ new Louisiana Chicken...

    The post The man who represents himself… appeared first on Charlie Buttrey.

  5. September 18, 2019 Raul Ruiz, a Democrat, has represented California’s 36th Congressional district for the past seven years, having earned the seat by defeating Sonny Bono’s widow, Mary Bono Mack, in 2012. He also happens to have three graduate degrees from Harvard. Which is not actually the point of this post. The point of this...

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