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Personal responsibility

...families out of harm's way. "Most people think dramatically, not quantitatively," noted American jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes. The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 were dramatic and we must not diminish the terror of those heinous crimes...

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Opinion
This Day in History

...slain by militiamen in Ohio in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indians. In 1841, Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., the "Great Dissenter," was born in Boston. In 1874, the 13th president of the United States, Millard...

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News
6 principles that should guide tax reform efforts

...principles:? "Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society." That quote, from former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., is inscribed on the IRS headquarters in Washington, and it is worth remembering. Taxes are never popular...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-05/6-principles-should-guide-tax-reform-
Opinion
WikiLeaks founder tests limits of press

...unless publication created "a clear and present danger" to the nation's security, as Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. put it in a 1919 case, the Constitution bars prosecution for free speech by most of us. As recently as 2001...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123010/opi_763410389.shtml
Opinion
Haiti quake brings a dose of reality

...ban on minarets and the hacked e-mails from a British climate change research unit. The great American jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes invented what he called the hydrostatic paradox of controversy. If you take a bent tube, he said, one arm of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012010/opi_552443942.shtml
opinion
Horror, malicious glee as Flynt takes on politics

...TV has accelerated the blurring of distinctions between fame and virtue: Cronkite is Geraldo is Homer Simpson, Oliver Wendell Holmes is Clarence Thomas is Judge Wapner. Our Man Flynt, the porn profiteer, exemplifies this. Last year, conservative...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011399/Ope_morrisoncol.html
Opinion
Digital technology changes boundaries of students' free speech rights

...rights by leaning on property lines," 3rd Circuit Judge Kent Jordan wrote in a concurrence. Quoting Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes' classic 1919 line that "the most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-26/digital-technology-changes-boundaries
Opinion
Alaska founding father honored nationally

...more grateful for the recognition than he could express. He recalled an earlier U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes writing that the best one can desire is not success, but the "trembling hope one has come near an ideal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051305/loc_20050513020.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...TV has accelerated the blurring of distinctions between fame and virtue: Cronkite is Geraldo is Homer Simpson, Oliver Wendell Holmes is Clarence Thomas is Judge Wapner. Our Man Flynt, the porn profiteer, exemplifies this. Last year, conservative...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011399/Ope_morrisoncol.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: What a tangled web he weaves 1/23/98

...knowing Hiss while operating in the communist underground in the 1930s. The will to believe Hiss - former clerk to Oliver Wendell Holmes, former State Department luminary, then head of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - was strong...

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