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View Diary: Orly Taitz smacked down in Indiana (177 comments)

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  •  Careful (6+ / 0-)

    In most states, my own IANAL status isn't up to date in Indiana so I'm not sure about it, but in most states a diminished capacity is very difficult to prove.

    This is actually a very good check and balance, because it prevents a party such as Ms. or Dr. or whatever Taits from using what I think is called the Leonard Cohen precedent of arguing that what a layperson might perceive as a diminished chord is actually the special chord that King David used to please God and thus establish himself as the second king of Israel and - this is of particular importance in this case - of a song from his second marriage as the model for judicial wisdom. (David's first wife, for what it's worth, was one of the greatest opponenets of capital punishment.)

    Have you heard? The vice president's gone mad. - Bob Dylan, 1966

    by textus on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 04:07:17 AM PST

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    •  That is either (1+ / 0-)
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      one of the most brilliant comments I've ever read on this site, or the product of a seriously disordered mind.

      "These are not candidates. These are the empty stand-ins for lobbyists' policies to be legislated later." - Chimpy, 9/24/10

      by NWTerriD on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 12:33:54 PM PST

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