Author Archives: D. Edgren

Those G*ddam Trumps Are At It Again

Melania Trump Orders Removal of 200-Year-Old Tree From White House Lawn screams the Salon Magazine headline from your phone or tablet.  “The b*tch!,” you reflexively respond.  “She probably didn’t like it blocking her view,” you automatically think.  “They’ve got to … Continue reading

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation

From my crazyguyonabike journal from the 26th of August [link], the first day of Gary Schmidt’s and my ride down the Mississippi River. Two guys from opposite ends of the country who had scarcely met for the first time in … Continue reading

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And with that, I bid you…

…Adieu. I’m leaving tomorrow to fly to Minnesota and the start of an almost two month bicycle ride down the length of the Mississippi River [link].  Based on last year’s experience, it is unlikely that I will be checking in … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day

No matter what happened, Bill Schmalfeldt is still an asshole. John Hoge fought the good fight for everyone in Team Good Guys.  He deserves everyone’s thanks and appreciation.  The Oaf’s actions speak for themselves. It’s not over ’til it’s over. … Continue reading

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Yeah, Right Redux

Uh-huh.  Yep.

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Yeah, Right

Just leaving this here. Well, lying liars gotta lie1, eh Mr. Oaf? David Edgren 1 For the record, I despise Al Franken and his “comedic” stylings, to include his current laughable tenure as a member of the U.S. Senate. I … Continue reading

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So, How Big Will the Judgment Against Bill Schmalfeldt Be?

Magic 8 Ball Sez… Well, that’s its take.  I would predict substantially less but, let me tell you, even a judgment against The Oaf for one dollar awarded to John Hoge would be abundantly satisfying.  And, who knows?  As parlous … Continue reading

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That Precise Moment It Went Completely South

I’ve seen a lot of litigants say a lot of really, really dumb things over the years.  They’ve talked back to judges, acted out in court, made threats in front of witnesses, or just communicated abject stupidity in some form … Continue reading

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Yeah, OK.  I have to admit it.  I said The Oaf should be a no-show at John Hoge’s Maryland trial before Judge Hecker today.  And he didn’t show.  Wow.  We get results, I guess. But in my haste to provide … Continue reading

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Play It Again, Sam

Once upon a time I had ’em living in fear But now I’m two slices short of a loaf Nothing I can say A total eclipse of The Oaf A total eclipse of The Oaf A total eclipse of The … Continue reading

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