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Roberts' Ruling Took Guts

ron73 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 11:28 AM
The most important part of the Obamacare decision lies in these words: "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices." And, policy judgements "are entrusted to our nations elected leaders, who can be thrown out if the people disagree with them." I believe that Justice Roberts is telling us that if we don't like this law, vote out the people (Democrats) that enacted it. He is finally getting revenge for Obama's disrespect for the Court.
jturning Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 11:44 AM
Except Roberts has set a precedent that has damaged the constitution with his lawless decision. These five justices have violated their oaths and should all be held in contempt by the citizens of the United States of America.

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...