@ProfMJCleveland: "Reports that rabid 'Ruth Sent Us' protestors plan to disrupt masses on Mother's Day is why I think the leak is going to backfire. Normal Americans will be disgusted by another summer of violence."

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(H/T @KurtSchlichter RT )

For those who aren't versed in SCOTUS history, Casey v. Planned Parenthood was voted out of conference by a 6-3 vote to overturn Roe. Over the course of several months while opinions were drafted, Justice Souter convinced Justices Kennedy and O'Connor to change their votes.

Justice Souter's idea was to affirm Roe, but create a new framework for reviewing state law restrictions on abortion under a new "undue burden" standard never before adopted for any other federal constitutional right.

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At a Quodmeet Saul sang The Girl From Ipanema in its "right" (read=original Bossa Nova Brazilian) key.

I watched the piece below about a year ago, surprised that it had captivated me to the end.

Fact-filled and fascinating, worth the watch for those interested.

Short version: Some clowns in Berkeley had codified rules that forced the song in the US to be more "upbeat" than intended by composer Ant么nio Carlos Jobim and co-writer/poet Vin铆cius de Moraes.

youtu.be/OFWCbGzxofU

The "civil rights movement" of the '50's and '60's was really just an internal power struggle between different factions of the Democratic party.

Good thing gas prices have started DROPPING a bit. Keep watch, though.

Thomas Sowell
@ThomasSowell

5h
Abraham Lincoln once asked an audience how many legs a dog has if you count the tail as a leg. When they answered 鈥渇ive,鈥 Lincoln told them that the answer was four. The fact that you called the tail a leg did not make it a leg.

@Dawnz 鈥擳itle IX has been torn to shreds. And now this.

Anyone who says the Democrats are the party of women and minorities needs their head thoroughly examined.

Especially if the individual is a woman or a minority.

@RavenTracks @YoungBlood

Returning to the issue of Republicans, though, they should not forgive and forget here. Disney is going to eventually come crawling back, probably arm in arm with the Chamber of Commerce, asking for another handout. When they do, they should be told to pound sand. Republicans should welcome these battles with mega-corporations that seek to inject themselves into public policy, especially on cultural issues.

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