“The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him… The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself… All progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
When Sop wrote Stupid is as stupid does, he surely knew there is no limit to what stupid will do.
It appears there is also no limit on what stupid will say – particularly about Dr. van Heerden.
He’s a grandstanding prick, a liar, and a media whore of the first water. LSU has been trying to get him to move on for at least two years, chipping away in the hopes he would get the message. In his usual fashion, he didn’t get the message, and so here we are…Good fucking riddance.
As I continued my search for background information, a stupid from June 2oo6 surfaced. Continue reading “All progress depends on the unreasonable man – Ivor van Heerden, Welcome to SLABBED”
Hey, even Stevie wonders Goldman To Pay Back TARP, Posts Profit
Skeletons in your closet
Itchin’ to come outside…
Oh things are gettin’ real funky
Down at the old corral
And it’s not the skunks that are stinkin’
It’s the stinkin’ lies you tell
Breaking news of Judge Duval’s decision on the Government’s Motions in limine let readers know what happened but with little about the why.
Why is important. So is understanding that winning a motion is no guarantee of winning a case. Neither is winning six motions, six-and-a-half to be exact. Instead, what Duval’s decision guaranteed is simply that pre-trial motions will not decide the major case before the trial begins.
For example, in denying the Motion to Exclude Evidence of Mental Anguish and Inconvenience, he wrote:
The United States argues that because none of Plaintiffs were present at or nearby to their respective properties, they would not be entitled to recover mental anguish or inconvenience. The Court agrees that generally this proposition is correct…Plaintiffs in their opposition memorandum do not dispute that statement of the law.
However, Plaintiffs argue…the law of vicinage applies. In the event plaintiffs were to prove that…“a plaintiff in a vicinage cause of action may recover damages for mental anguish, discomfort, irritation, anxiety, and loss of use and/or enjoyment of his property.”
The Court notes that the Government’s motion is actually in the nature of a dispositive motion, and the time for filing such has long since passed…Although the Court is certainly not convinced that the law of vicinage applies, Continue reading “MR-GO gets ready to go – Part 2 – Duval’s Order on motions in limine gives plaintiffs green light to try their case”