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Civil Rights? Whatever…

April 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I really don’t know how many times I’m going to beat my head against a wall before I just give up and realize that the United States Constitution is dead. And that no one cares. These days, anything the police wish to do is not only justified, but considered a-ok, no problemo, what-the-hell-are-you-complaining-for?-we’re-just-trying-to-keep-everyone-safe. Anderson Cooper […]

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Tags: Civil Rights · Law and Legal Issues · Social Issues · The Rule of Law

Scalia & Cheney

January 19th, 2004 · No Comments

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There Ought To Be Limits

January 16th, 2004 · 8 Comments

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Tags: Politics-In-General · Religion · The Bush Regime · The Rule of Law

A Judge No Mo[o]re

November 13th, 2003 · 1 Comment

Judge Moore is now Former Judge Moore. This is a good and necessary move.

As I said to my wife last night, a judge who doesn’t understand that he is violating the law even when his own peers have explained it should not be allowed to remain in office. This is especially true concerning fundamental, well-settled issues not just of constitutional law, but of civil procedure and the particular judge’s place within the system of laws of the country in which he expects to practice.

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The Confession of Justice

October 26th, 2003 · No Comments

In the case of Dr. Butler it’s not going to be a simple decision of deciding whether a fraudster is telling the truth or whether the jury should believe the FBI. It’s going to — first — be a question of what actually happened; that is, what are the facts of this case. Only after that will there be a question of whether or not Dr. Butler is a scientist highly-respected and world-renowned in his field or whether he is a criminal, a “multiple fraudster.”

But more importantly, it’s going to be a question of whether the United States of America follows the rule of law or the rule of force when it comes to the investigation of its citizens for their alleged crimes.

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No Secret Hearings Unless…

September 4th, 2003 · No Comments

U.S. District Judge Hoyt has decided that the Enron hearings need to remain closed in order to prevent embarrassment to the government or the defendants.

Ignoring the fact that free countries like the United States are largely (except under the current Regime) founded on the idea that open, public trials are a good things, the real question is “What are you REALLY trying to hide there, Judge Hoyt?”

If you ask me, it’s Hoyt who should be embarrassed; he could have come up with a better excuse than this!

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Amen!

August 31st, 2003 · 3 Comments

The reason the Ten Commandments display was removed from the Alabama courthouse is that pesky Establishment Clause laid down by our Founding Fathers. As I noted before, they were a religious bunch. Yet they insisted on the idea that government has no place funding religious activities.

Religious folk who talk about the government’s misguided attempts to kill off religion are themselves misguided. The law allows displays of religious monuments under certain conditions. Judge Moore knew of those conditions and was given an opportunity to meet them. He refused.

To read more about what this means, click the link below.

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