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Slouching From Gomorrah: Remembering Robert Bork

Beethovens10th Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 6:57 PM
"Slouching" is a horrifying look, first-hand, into what Judge Bork witnessed as the seed of modern liberalism on 60's college campuses. If you haven't read this book yet, do so. Bork was an eyewitness to the obscenity, unfettered violence, and contempt of the Left for all things good and traditional in society, so any detractors' accusations of bias are complete manure (no offense to real manure.) It might surprise some here that Bork was once actually pro-abortion, as many in academia were at that time. But the pro-abortion stance was tempered by a realization that the fetus was "something" worthy of consideration, opening the discussion at least to questions of viability. Today, liberals are clamoring for death to BORN babies.
Kirk72 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 11:00 PM
Yes, but he believed it was an issue best left to the states. The majority of states (28) had some form of legel abortion
Jerome41 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 10:55 PM
I read it and it scared me that such an anti-liberty, theocrat was so close to being on the court.
Quix Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 12:34 AM
By your definition I suppose Jefferson was a theocrat.

It has been a couple of weeks since the death of Robert Bork, which occurred shortly before Christmas and didn’t really get the news coverage that Bork merited.

Bork died at age 85. In 1987, he became a national headline when President Ronald Reagan nominated him to the Supreme Court. He was a judicial conservative, a “strict constructionist.” He warned about the road America was embarking upon in neglecting its Constitutional principles, and saw doom and gloom ahead. He was grimly pessimistic about America generally, dreading modern liberalism’s grip on the nation. Liberalism, Bork insisted,...