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Roberts' Ruling Took Guts

jimbo999 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:00 AM
Justice Roberts didn't "save the court". He has made the court the laughing stock of the country. The best thing about the whole affair is that we will get a new Republican president, more Republican Representatives, and more Republican Senators in the next election (probably enough to take over the House and Senate completely). Hopefully all of the new people will be of the Tea Party bent. Then we can go about the business of cleaning house: Prosecute Obama. Prosecute Holder Void most of Obama's Communist laws Get rid of the Csars Appoint real conservatives to the SCOTUS Etc. etc. etc.
glide Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:25 AM
I agree with everything you have written. One other thing should take place. Take away the life time appointments of the Supreme Court Justice's. Roberts just proved to us how right Governor Perry was when he said he would do just that if he had become president.
PecosPete.38 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:36 AM
Gov. Perry was my choice. For that & many, many other reasons.

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...