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  •  That's not the point. (1+ / 0-)
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    Escamillo

    The implication is that this judge is somehow under the sway of the government, that she is acting as a rubber stamp for their requests, and that is an extraordinary claim that has been made without any evidence.

    •  If you think there's something bannable about the (1+ / 0-)
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      mint julep

      … thread, feel free to take it up with Meteor Blades.

      I say this because, except for snark, when the "extraordinary" clause is quoted it's almost always in connection with some direct or indirect threat of getting site admins to exercise their authority as content police.

      The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war.

      by lotlizard on Mon Mar 14, 2011 at 08:04:06 AM PDT

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      •  I have no idea what you're talking about -- (1+ / 0-)
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        Escamillo

        only that the independence of the judiciary is one of the truly great things about this country, its willingness to stand up to the government and say no, and this sort of simplistic, wanna-be revolutionary rhetoric elides the fact that the "Obama government" did not push this through with sinister and conspiratorial motives.

        I'm sorry, but that distinction is a big deal to me.

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