Category: The Meaning of America by Robb Fickman

Dear Trump Supporters – Let us Reunite our Country

9/11/22 Dear Trump Supporters, You have joined an angry mob that talks openly about civil war in this country. Remember when We all heard the same news. The world has not changed. The presentation of the news has changed. When you watch Fox News, you are not watching news. You are watching propaganda designed to

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The Victims of the Plea Mill continue to be Victimized

9/1/22 Friends – I saw an article in the Chron yesterday about bail reform stats. The  stats show that misdemeanor bail reform has not caused any increase in crime as had been predicted by those who opposed bail reform.  Now, the mostly poor people who get Pr bonds are not forced to plead guilty. As

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Did Trump Sell Our Nuclear Secrets

August 13, 2022 Friends Did Trump give the Saudis classified nuclear documents in order to secure his family’s two billion dollar loan from the Saudis? I do not believe in coincidence. He stole classified documents. Why? Well he wasn’t going to wallpaper his house with them. He stole the documents with the obvious intent of

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Stop Arming the Public for Mass Shootings

6-5-22 Friends After every school shooting the Gun lobby argues we should have more armed guards at schools. That is not the solution. You do not stop gun violence & mass shootings with more guns. Military style guns like ARs and AKs are the weapons of choice of mass shooters. Common sense dictates that we

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The Injustice That Cannot Be Undone

May 18, 2022   Friends People say I am unforgiving. Sometimes that is true. When the damage done is for a lifetime and when it’s done to the poorest among us by those who should have known  better, then I am unforgiving.   I am unforgiving to those who for a time sat on county

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The Astonishing Hypocricy of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office

4/20/22 Friends I have practiced law in Harris county for 38 years. For most of those years the judiciary was comprised of extremely pro-prosecution judges. The District Attorneys Office now has the Audacity, the Unmitigated gall to attack a judge for alleged defense bias?!? Consider the mind-boggling, extraordinary hypocrisy of the the HARRIS COUNTY DAO:

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That Night We Lost the Route

Friends – It was 2003 and we were climbing Rainier. We left Camp Muir, at 10,000 feet, around midnight climbing with the aid of our headlamps and the moonlight. We had over 4000 feet to climb. At around 11,000 feet LB, did not feel well, so we walked back down with him until we knew

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MY 2022 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY JUDICIAL ENDORSEMENTS

ROBERT FICKMAN’S 2022 HARRIS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY JUDICIAL ENDORSEMENTS Friends – The Harris County District Attorneys Office has SHAMEFULLY encouraged assistant district attorneys and pro- prosecution candidates to run against some of our best incumbent judges in the Democratic Primary. The bench does not belong to the DA’s Office. It belongs to the people. A

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As Americans, We are United by our shared hatred of tyranny

February 13, 2012 Friends Ignorance breeds Ignorance. Someday , maybe, this country will leave racism behind. Sadly it’s still part of our society. I favor teaching the truth about historical events. We should love our country for all our many great achievements. We should love our country for the good it has done. We should

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