“First thing we do, is kill all the lawyers.”
Dick the butcher uttered that line in “Henry the VI.” Unfortunately it’s a very misinterpreted line. In this play, killing all the lawyers was uttered by someone who was looking to overthrow the government. Lawyers were there to uphold the law, and they needed to get them out of the way. Too bad. It’s a great line.
A proven majority of lawyers actually aren’t people at all. Some are. A good many aren’t. I know a few personally. One (my very soul gets angry when I think about him) is someone most people wouldn’t stop to pee on, were he on fire. That’s not hyperbole. Quite literally, I envisage most people walking to the corner store for a can of gasoline to speed things along. So why all the lawyer hatred?
The manufacturers of Nutella, Ferrero, have agreed to a $3 million settlement in a new class action lawsuit that alleges you too, may have been confused about the purported health benefits of Nutella. Really?? The suit, filed by California mom Athena Hohenberg, invites others who feel wronged to join in. Continue reading