100 lawyers

Lawyer Bashing Is Fun

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There is an old joke that goes something like this: What do you call a hundred lawyers at the bottom of the ocean? A good start. The US has a Senate composed of 100 Senators, most of whom are lawyers. Is it just a coincidence that it is the same number of lawyers in the joke or is it significant? Personally, I believe that laws are too important to the rest of us to leave their formulation in the hands of the legal profession.

4 thoughts on “100 lawyers

  1. Absolutely correct. What ever made us decide to allow people who can speak English without saying a thing and write the most confusing documents (usually to confuse the un-initiated); to take charge of writing our most important records and those we most need to understand clearly?

    I’ll bet it was a bunch of lawyers who made that decision for us.

    THEY were probably chosen by a select group of lawyers; appointed by other lawyers to…

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