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DHE Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 7:05 AM
Really enjoy his random thoughts. Disagree on a few. The American in Hitler's Army is not hypothetical. He has to read the Quirin case. Whether or not Hagel's service wounds should be considered, the prof. logic regarding Benedict Arnold is faulty, as I'm sure he knows. It is like saying, George Bush's service should not be considered, after all, Hitler served too. Judges should have different perspectives than police officers - that is a major premise of the 4th amendment. He would be greatful for it if the gov't decided to go after him. However, I think he also focuses on extreme examples and imagines them the majority. Judges are generally respectful of police viewpoints.
hvogel Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 7:27 AM
In regards to Hagel, Dr. Sowell's logic is not faulty. He pointed out how Hagel's combat wounds were being used as one reason Hagel should be approved for the post. Dr. Sowell pointed out that the same line of reasoning could be applied to many men who would never be considered for such a position. It's an emotional appeal intended to shut down debate concerning Hagel's actual qualifications for the position.
AZhot Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 8:46 AM
Progs work the gullible masses with emotional appeals. There is no room for common sense in their corrupt philosophy.

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

I can't get excited by the question of whether Senator Robert Menendez had sex with a prostitute in Central America. It is her word against his -- and when it comes to a prostitute's word against a politician's word, that is too close to call.

If an American citizen went off to join Hitler's army during World War II, would there have been any question that this alone would make it legal to kill him? Why then is there an uproar about killing an American citizen who has joined terrorist organizations that...