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  •  The court has moved so far to the right (1+ / 0-)
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    that a moderate Republican has become its left wing. Why would we want to replace him with another moderate? We need some real balance to Scalia, Thomas, Alito and Roberts. The idea that political leanings don't enter into judicial decisions is a fiction. Maybe we have to pay lip service to it, but the court desperately needs a humanist.

    It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man. --H.L. Mencken

    by denise b on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 04:18:23 PM PDT

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