Skip to comments.US Supreme Court refuses to block removal of Ten Commandments
Posted on 08/20/2003 1:10:06 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed
US Supreme Court refuses to block removal of Ten Ccommandments from Alabama courthouse.
That's your weakest point. Moore didn't get a citation for drunk driving.
Are the Ten Commandments as generic as "In God We Trust" or are they specific to a particular religion?He's also not fond of those who make "graven images" and fail to honor the "sabbath". Atheists/agnostics aside, I can think of a couple religions that don't pass muster. Therefore, none of the government's business.
The Lord thy God it mentions says you can have no other gods before Him. Sounds like He's quite adamant that He's the deity and all others are imitations.
You don't have a grasp of inalienable rights and restrictions on the federal government. Self defense, speech, life and liberty are examples of natural rights endowed by the Creator to individuals. Prohibitions on the federal government from establishing a national religion are a restraint on the government, not individuals.
Regardless, the First Amendment already has, so arguing that it shouldn't have is like me arguing that that the Packers shouldn't have defeated my Cowboys in the Ice Bowl. It's kind of a done deal.
Cripes, what an attitude. The entire argument is about federal courts making law out of whole cloth and you just bowe your head and mumble "It's kind of a done deal". No wonder they can do whatever the hell they want.
By the way, should I be "embarassed" for posting the truth about the 14th Amendment and Judicial Activism? Or should you for accepting it with nary a word to be said about it?
You could write a book on the virus of authoritarianism that's currently infecting FR.
Support Moore, and you're 'advocating the overthrow of the US government.' Oppose the Patriot Act or Gitmo, and you're 'advocating the overthrow of the US government.' They can't argue their case on any principled or Constitutional grounds so they try to censor dissent- on a website, which itself sprung from conservative dissent.
Who is this almighty god of judgment, this Solomon among idiots, this king of kings? Thank you, your highness, Judge Myron Thompson, for permitting the monument to be moved to a less public site. Thank, you, lord.
Lemme guess - - this scumbag Thompson was appointed by Clinton?
Sure. Freeper, In Name Only.
The 'rest of us' understand you, perfectly.
I happen to agree with your point. Its both christian and a principle that keeps our country united. But, i also respect those who take principled stands so long as they are willing to pay consquences and so long as they are not forcing consquences on others.
I give up. You grab your pitchfork and get out into the streets.
This statement emanates from the penumbra of Neptune and springs forth from the new Fundamental Right not to be offended by any religious object crossing your vision.
It is found deep in the entrails of the fourteenth amendment which is like Mother Murphy's Stew.
The Alabama folk are doing it MLK style.
Yes, I understand it, and I am dismayed by your fixation with it.
DG, wake up to yourself. America and its institutions are under attack by the liberals. This Moore business may be just a tiny firefight compared to the big war, but we don't need a Freeper of your stature lining up with the enemy just because of a few reservations about some legal minutiae. Moore's on solid ground legally, vis-a-vis the Alabama Constitution, and on even surer moral ground.
You want to compare GRE scores or biceps? Stupid statements like this, the embarass thing and the phantom insults put you almost to the bottom of the ladder in my new ratings system.
Your problem is that you don't appear to be capable of independent thought. We are talikng about the "establishment clause" and the history of jurisprudence involving it and you simply don't think it matters that the Separation Canard was just that. A canard foisted on the public by judicial activism.
Such is life. When they find a "transcendent liberty" in the 14th Amendment for American citizens to be free of firearms, I assume you'll leave your pitchfork in the barn and make searing comments imploring all to respect the rule of law.
This is not a small point.
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