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Saturday, April 09, 2005
  The Judicial War on Faith
Blair at the Secular Foxhole blogged about the new "goon squad" that has formed to take on the judiciary. I serendipitously happened to see their conference on C-SPAN 1 the night before last. If you have access to RealPlayer (free download available), you can find the clip on C-Span's website; it aired 4/7/2005.

I'll have more to say on this later.

Update: The Washington Post published an article on the conference: And the Verdict on Justice Kennedy Is: Guilty.

Interestingly enough, among the outrageous comments made throughout the conference, one of the speaker's referenced Stalin of all people. Commenting on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, Edwin Vieira said, "He [Stalin] had a slogan, and it worked very well for him, whenever he ran into difficulty: 'no man, no problem,' ".

Perhaps this was just a tongue-in-cheek remark, meant only to be flip, but I doubt it. More likely it is an open confession of the contempt and disdain conservatives hold for a secular society and the rule of law. If they have their way, they will abolish both in short order.
 
 POSTED BY THE GENERAL AT 1:08 AM


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