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Roberts' Ruling Took Guts

patterson Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:12 AM
Someone needs to look into Roberts past. There may be something in it that thug Obama used to get coward Roberts to fall in with the left.
PecosPete.38 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:22 AM
patterson...As I posted earlier, I'm a born cynic & a crime writer. I see subterfuge when no one else does. But, I'd put my hand in the fire for Justice Roberts. He's above reproach, & always has been. Doesn't mean I'm happy with the decision, but the man is impeccable.

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...