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Bitter News, 12-1-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as romantic as getting married in the UFC octagon: • “The estimated 15 million American homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages should stiff their lenders and take a hike.” That’s what University of Arizona law school professor Brent T. White suggests doing, and he doesn’t want you feeling guilty about it—especially if you live …

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Bitter News, 11-30-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that are off to as “good” of start as Cyber Monday: • Generally when you hear “Amazon” on Cyber Monday, you’re thinking online deal hunting and drooling over your Christmas wishlist.  But what if you were hunting and drooling over swimsuit model Amazon Eve (AKA Babezilla) instead?  That would mean you have one of “the …

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Bitter News, 11-24-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as tasty as Nancy Reagan’s Thanksgiving persimmon pudding: • When playing golf, there are “natural risks” to that you consent to when stepping onto the course.  Balls are flying, clubs are swinging—the game may be slow-paced, but it’s not hazard free.  So what happens when you add an “unnatural risk” to the mix: A man …

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Bitter News, 11-23-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom as definitive as “best of” music & movie lists of the noughties: • Believe it or not, there’s a “goating community” and a “goat circuit” in America.  And right now they are divided.  Michele L. Anderson “might have made history when she filed what she believes is the first libel and defamation lawsuit brought on …

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Bitter News, 11-20-09

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Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that hate ESPN’s two-week Twitter suspension of Bill Simmons: • Wanna work in BigLaw?  Then you got to know the players.  It’s imperative you understand your place in the pecking order—just ask Nick.  The Snark breaks it down with a list of “Power Partners,” “PINOs (Partners in Name Only),” “Fifth-Year Seniors,” “Newbies” and several more.  …

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Bitter Review: William Kunstler: Radical Lawyer Disturbing the Universe

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[Ed. Note: Weekends are for movies. So we turned to our film critic friend, Todd Gilchrist, for a review from the court of critical opinion.] William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe is a documentary about William Kunstler, a lawyer as confounding as he is inspiring.  After decades of service as a civil rights attorney and activist, he inexplicably wrapped up his …

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