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Roberts' Ruling Took Guts

majer Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:13 AM
Read the chapter about the Rule of Law in Friedrich Hayek's book, "The Road to Serfdom." He accurately describes how progressives must undermine the Rule of Law in order to implement their left-wing agenda. Read it. Your eyes will bug out as you realize that you're reading about exactly wha't's going on today. Hayek was a genius and a prophet.
Marie150 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:28 AM
He spoke the obvious truth. Without fear or embarrassment. The political dummies are trying to sound intelligent.

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...