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Of course, Mayor Emanuel as not upset by Obama's stated opposition to same-sex marriage while serving in the WH because he knew that Obama was lying. No adult believes Obama's position "evolved". Rather, Obama said he opposed same-sex marriage as part of a strategy to appear as a moderate candidate for president. The fact that no one is suprised that Obama lied, and Emanuel had no problems with that lie, shows the moral shallowness of these men and their cohorts. People who lie for a "good cause" do not have a good cause. They are a threat to the rest of us.
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Supreme Court Hypocrisies

gjloggins Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 12:13 PM
It seems to me that most conservatives are complaining about Roberts’ conclusion but not offering a careful explanation of where Roberts’ reasoning went wrong. He did not pull his decision out of thin air, as many others have suggested, since the Obama team made a “tax” defense in front of the SCOTUS. So, what principle did Roberts violate or misinterpret? No clear answer has come forward from my reading. There is a silver lining in Roberts’ ruling. As a tax, this law can be repealed via the “reconciliation” process which prohibits filibuster and requires only 51 votes in the Senate. That’s as easy a path to repeal as one can find. Roberts is also correct that it’s up to voters to fix this law, if they don’t like it. If we cannot muster...
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Supreme Court Hypocrisies

gjloggins Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 12:12 PM
It seems to me that most conservatives are complaining about Roberts’ conclusion but not offering a careful explanation of where Roberts’ reasoning went wrong. He did not pull his decision out of thin air, as many others have suggested, since the Obama team made a “tax” defense in front of the SCOTUS. So, what principle did Roberts violate or misinterpret? No clear answer has come forward from my reading. There is a silver lining in Roberts’ ruling. As a tax, this law can be repealed via the “reconciliation” process which prohibits filibuster and requires only 51 votes in the Senate. That’s as easy a path to repeal as one can find. Roberts is also correct that it’s up to voters to fix this law, if they don’t like it. If we cannot muster...
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