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11 Sep

September 11: fourteen years later

In airports and beyond, our civil liberties have been tremendously curtailed after September 11. After first dealing with the horror and sadness of the tragedies of that day, anger ran rampant with countless people, and I do not fault the feelings of anger. How best...

31 Aug

Wayne Dyer leaves his body

Underdog does not often post about people who have passed. Wayne Dyer clearly merits that honor. Wayne Dyer has been tremendously inspirational to me on the path to enhancing the success I obtain for my clients, my family, and myself. I have intentionally bypassed many self-help...

18 Aug

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our entirely overhauled webdesign! Our outdated circa 1999 webdesign and 2006 blog program have been replaced by a user-friendly WordPress platform. Our webmaster has done a great job in developing and masterminding our new web design and platform. She has also performed wonderfully at...

20 Jul

A magical evening with Neil Young

Until last month, rarely did I blog less frequently than twice weekly. My blogging frequency first reduced last month because doing otherwise resulted in strange symbols getting inserted into my prior blog entries due to a bug in my blog's WYSYWIG option (standing for "what...

20 Apr

The Underdog blog turns 9 today, Happy 420

Today, Underdog turned nine years old. Underdog launched on 4-20-06.with this tribute to 420. Reprinted below is our 4-20-08 anniversary blog entry: Since our 2006 launching, Underdog has blogged an average of at least half the business week, often more frequently. Our first anniversary blog entry is here. Why do I blog? Through blogging, I...

16 Apr

Lego in the shadow of John Coltrane

My favorite part of Philadelphia is John Coltrane's spirit. On my family's visit last month to Philadelphia, we enjoyed former corporate lawyer Nathan Sawaya's Lego sculpture exhibit. Among the best parts of the exhibit is Yellow (pictured above with my son), the musical ensemble, and...

12 Apr

Random thoughts through April 12, 2015

On Sundays, I sometimes veer well beyond the law in my blog entries, including the following post that collects my random thoughts on the law, government, and beyond from my Twitter postings athttps://twitter.com/jonkatz5 and elsewhere. THE LAW WORLD “’I Wasn’t Interested In Justice’: Prosecutor Writes Apology To Innocent...