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Roberts' Ruling Took Guts

Joan499 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 6:25 PM
Voters did a great deal to thwart Obamacare from being passed but were out manueverd by low life pols in Washington . We have a system of checks and balances intended to safeguard us in the case of lousy legislation slipping through. According to our laws now the SC was on deck and failed us because Roberts did everything but what he was suppsed to do and then had the temerity to put the blame on the voters! Goldberg is right on here!

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...