Author Archive: Erich Vieth
Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.
On one of the local Christian radio shows (KJSL – St. Louis) one of the callers was upset last week. He really liked sex, he explained to Paul McGuire (the show host). The caller liked sex so much that the thought of going to heaven concerned him. The caller asked the sage host whether it […]
Contrary to today’s moralists, the important issue is not what the rules are, but whether to apply established rules. Throwing out the moral rulebook occasionally leads to heroic feats but it occasionally leads to Abu Graib. As Aristotle wrote, rules are not a substitute for good character. Stay on the lookout, then, for those who play […]
Are the citizens really running our national government? That is the theory, that we the people call the shots. As imperfect as our system has always been, it has been getting far worse in recent years. Exhibit A: large oil companies getting huge tax breaks at a time when they are raking in exhorbitant profits. […]