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Roberts' Ruling Took Guts

bud199 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 3:01 PM
It is amazing! These jerks vote! I would like to know how a man who had no law license was supposedly teaching constitutional law. I also understand that they were ordered to put him on stff and give him a title and office but if he was caught lying and cheating on the law boards and "gave up his license" which by the way, how do you give up something you didn't have? This noted constituional scholar that is our renowned president gave up his license? Now we will have this decision on the books and will be cited for many years giving them permission to do whatever they want because of the insane rulings of the court the last two weeks, AZ, stolen valor is a fraud yet they said it was free speech, and this mess they announced.

Why not just cut open a goat and be done with it?

In ancient Rome, a special kind of priest called a haruspex would "read" the entrails of sheep to divine the will of the gods, the health of the growing season, or whatever else was weighing on the minds of men. Because animal guts don't, in fact, impart that much information about, say, next year's wheat harvest, the haruspices (called "auspices" in Latin -- from which we get the English word) could pretty much make it up as they went along. The same went for the auguries (priests who studied...