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  •  You're right: That's the heart of his bullshit (7+ / 0-)

    and the bullshit in his heart.

    I'm glad this tape is out now (and thanks, MB). I hope and think this conversation we're having will go on for awhile in the media.

    "Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth" Samuel Johnson

    by Brecht on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 07:08:44 PM PST

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    •  Will Scalia be mad that this tape was released? (2+ / 0-)
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      Brecht, Bisbonian

      A few years ago a Supreme Court Justice -- Scalia, if I remember correctly -- had a speech at some university recorded by a reporter.  His aide and the security people confiscated the recorder.  (As I remember the aide was a bit behind the times on technology and couldn't understand that it was a solid state recorder and didn't have actual tape in it.)  Scalia was indignant.  

      When the incident gathered some publicity, Don Antonin backed down a little and conceded that a reporter had a right to use a recording of his public speech as a form of notes -- but he still seemed to assert some sort of copyright ownership of his words and/or his voice.  

      I'm pleased that somebody got this recording onto the internet.  There may be hell to pay for doing it.

      We're all pretty strange one way or another; some of us just hide it better. "Normal" is a dryer setting.

      by david78209 on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 07:27:54 PM PST

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