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To: GSlob
there is no inherent right to the taxpayer money, """"

That's true, but when government opens a program or offers a benefit, it can't pick and choose recipients based on their viewpoints. The US SUpreme Court has made that clear -- but that's what Berkeley is doing by shutting the Scouts out of a program that other nonprofits are allowed into. It's as if Berkeley charged Republicans more to use a city swimming pool than Democrats. Are you saying that would be constitutional, because "there is no inherent right to taxpayer money"? The US Supreme Court would disagree with you -- and I won't be surprised if they state their disagreement with the California Court on the Scout issue.

8 posted on 03/09/2006 10:30:14 PM PST by freedomdefender
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To: freedomdefender

Well, are they being overcharged for that berth? Or are they assessed the market rent? And as for "can't pick and choose" - I disagree. I read that USSC decision and understood it completely differently from your interpretation.


11 posted on 03/09/2006 10:34:34 PM PST by GSlob
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