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  •  Chris, what do you think of this idea (4.00)
    A kos poster named forgetting got himself a domain, but just on a lark. So he's asking people here what he should do with the site.

    I make two suggestions to him:  -1-  everyone can post their comments, observations and    -2- ***it should have**** a section where people, ordinary people like us

    pose questions for a confirmation hearing of John Roberts.  These are questions that the senators might feel breach custom, but they are natural questions that the citizens need to hear the nominee's reactions to.

    Here's an example, a question of mine (very quick, I could modify it with more thought):

    "Judge Roberts, when you worked for the Reagan administration you wrote on behalf of DoJ that Roe v Wade should be overturned.  Please tell the committee what you think would be the consequences if that had happened in 198-.  What do you think should be the options available to a woman, say age 18, who finds herself 3 weeks pregnant as a result of contraceptive failure, unintended pregnancy or date rape?"

    [I also write to forgetting:]   If a citizen's site doesn't suit you, sell it to someone you trust from dailykos who can develop it.  Not me, I do other kinds of blogging. Someone from dailykos.

    Once it's up and rolling, we could publicize it far and wide. Lots of people would post questions sensible, sublime and ridiculous.  The administrator could weed the questions from the left and the right to a set of reasonable questions and send them to the committee senators.

    THIS WILL BE the first Supreme Court confirmation since the blogosphere. We should make this inquiry happen.

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