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Retired Prosecutor
Retired Prosecutor

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CONTEMPORARY POLITICS
Germanic Tribesmen Celebrating a Political Victory When I was in college back in 19[mumbledy-mumble] I read a
description of a form of democracy practiced by wild Germanic tribes living
outside the Roman Empire. Whenever there was an important decision to b...
CONTEMPORARY POLITICS
CONTEMPORARY POLITICS
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FLORIDA AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS BANQUET
Last night my wife, Lane, and I attended the Florida Authors
and Publishers Association annual awards banquet in Disneyworld. It was held at
the conclusion of their annual convention, which we were unable to attend due
to the fact that we had conflicting co...
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In my continuing effort to transcribe all 4,000+ pages of the Lindbergh Kidnapping Case trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, I have completed the testimony of Thomas J. Ritchie, the 24th prosecution witness, James J. Finn, the 25th prosecution witness, and Thomas H. Sisk, the 26th prosecution witness. Their testimony, as well as the testimony of the previous 23 witnesses, can be accessed from this web address: http://bobdekle.blogspot.com/p/new-jersey-v-hauptmann-links-to.html
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CHESSGI: IMPROVISING SERVICEABLE PIECES
Since I wrote my first blog post on Chessgi (Also known as
Crazyhouse Chess, Mad Mate, and Neo-Chess), I have been doing some thinking about
the best way to play the game without having to be bothered with cumbersome Western-style
Chessmen. As you recall, i...
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TED BUNDY AGAIN
There's a new documentary airing this Sunday on the Oxygen Channel about Ted Bundy. Apparently it highlights his relationship with attorney John Henry Browne, who represented Bundy in some of his legal difficulties out west. I just read a  Fox News Article ...
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ISHS AWARD
Presentation of Award This past Saturday, May 5, 2018, The Illinois State Historical Society held their annual awards banquet at the historic state capitol building in downtown Springfield. Having been previously notified that I would be receiving an award ...
ISHS AWARD
ISHS AWARD
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ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARD
ISHS Award This past Saturday, May 5, 2018, The Illinois State Historical Society held their annual awards banquet at the historic state capitol building in downtown Springfield. Having been previously notified that I would be receiving an award for my book...
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THE RATTLESNAKE I USED FOR A CHAIR
Not long ago in my post entitled "Fearless Girl versus the One-Ton Bull: A Reality Check," I mentioned that I had once accidentally sat down on a 6'4" rattlesnake while taking down an old fence on the farm. My brother Bill killed the snake with 6'+ stick, a...
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NEW JERSEY v BRUNO RICHARD HAPUTMANN: TRANSCRIPT OF TESTIMONY OF JOHN F. CONDON, 20th PROSECUTION WITNESS
In my continuing project of transcribing the entire trial of the Lindbergh Kidnapping Case, I have now reached the 20th prosecution witness. Numbers in brackets refer to the pages of the official transcript. A hyperlinked index of all transcribed witnesses ...
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