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Archive for July, 2014

… the ACLJ has the Best Chance to Get at the Truth [#IRSgate EMails]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. boy , you can bet that the Sekulows [father & son] are pissed about this …

.. if anyone understands what can be done , and how to do it , they do .

.. [h/t — townhall.com/tipsheet(katiepavlich)]..
.. [link] to the news story …

.. they have the ripest casest [election law expert Cleta Mitchell has many of the others] and will be in hot pursuit of this …

.. normally , one cannot use a civil case to pursue an independent counsel . But this is no ordinary case . The A.C.L.J. should have an angle and an avenue to pursue the court to force the appointment of an independent counsel , via a writ of mandamus [writ of ” I demand ” ]. The Department of injustice has mountains of evidence that clearly meet the standard . Now this …

.. this case should meet that standard all by itself . Then , watch the ObamaCraps squirm when they try to fight it …

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… give ’em hell , Holly [#I stand with Holly]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. this refers to Army wife and conservative Holly Fisher , whose passionate stands have made her a somewhat of a national celebrity …

.. oh , by the by , she most definitely is a mom [a mother of 3 kids] …

holly fisher (hobby lobby photo)

.. keep giving the loonie left hell , Holly !! …

.. [h/t — DailySignal]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. holly fisher (husband david)

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… Good News for Jack Phillips ! [#masterpiece cakeshop]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. he is going to fight the fascistic order of the Colorado ” Civil Rights ” Commission ..

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. Jack owns and runs Masterpiece Cakeshop . He was sued two years ago for refusing to do a wedding cake for a so – called ” same – sex ” wedding . Jack is a philosophical and religious conservative , and doing so would have been against his religious beliefs …

.. since when do laws against prohibiting discrimination against gays trump the civil rights [constitutional freedoms] of others ? Well , especially with the Hobby Lobby and other decisions , that legal front is going to get a lot more spicy …

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… What Could they be Thinking [#MTV] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. doing a soapy show about ” incest … ” , and that

.. ” incest ” is cool ? …

.. [h/t — m.Newsbusters]..
.. [link] to the column ..

.. god in heaven , almighty …

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… the DemoCraps hardly need Someone like Lizzie [#nut Warren]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. so , they really do not need a lunatic like tin Lizzie ..

.. she may well run anyway ..

.. Miz Hillary cannot ignore her . As much as she might want to , she cannot . The really loonie left is looking for someone to glom around , and Miz Lizzie just might be it …

.. if she does , and wins , she could have even worse trouble on her hands . Just try a challenge from communist Senator Bernie Sanders [C-Vt] on for size . He could make an independent run , or even give it a go as a third – party candidate …

.. in either case , the Dems are in deep dutch . Presuming the GOP elects an electable candidate , then the GOP will be well – placed to sweep to victory ….

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… A Warped Sense of Priorities …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. this tells you a lot about the ObamaCraps ‘ strange sense of priorities  …

.. politics over  veterans ..

.. and , veterans who are dying , every day …

branco cartoon (vets dreaming illegals)

.. [h/t — ComicallyIncorrect]..

.. [link] to the cartoon ..

.. this is really sick ! …

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… Hamas is Scared Shitless …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. and Israel has developed a wonder of a tank defense .

.. Hamas evidently wants some kind of truce . They are thinking that the U.S. administration may help them get it …

.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..

.. it is only one Israeli army brigade that has this wonder . However , Hamas must be panicked to want a pause . A pause of that type might be in hamas favour . Except , I do not think that Israel will give it one …

.. Iranian engineering is good . But that good . Good enough to develop a solution to something like this in a week to ten days ? I doubt it . They are good , but they are not that good ….

.. they may develop something . But , then they have to get it from Iran to Gaza . In the midst of this , no easy feat . They would have to call in some chits from the Russians and / or the Turks to possibly accomplish this …

.. if the I.D.F. get a ” whiff ” that something is coming , it will likely be coming by air , then sea , then ground . The Shin Bet , The Mossad , the C.I.A. , MI-6 , AND the I.D.F. will all be waiting to intercept and take away anything …

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… Meriam Ibrahim , Welcome to Freedom …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,July 25th,2014

.. at last , meriam Ibrahim and her family are free !! …

.. the other day , the Sudanese (with US and Italian intercession) allowed Ibrahim , her husband , and their kids to fly out of Khartoum , Sudan to Italy …

.. [h/t — theBlaze.com]..
.. [link] to the news story …

Meriam Ibrahim Pope Francis I

.. this day [July 24th , 2014] , she received multiple great blessings . She visited the Vatican , and met with Pope Francis I . The Holy Father gave her a rosary , celebrating her hard – won and defended Christian faith …

.. May God Bless You , Meriam Ibrahim and your family !! …

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… Wonder Why the Israelis are Fighting ?? [#Israel fights Back]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 24th,2014

.. Israel has good reason for continuing the fight against Hamas .

.. first and foremost is that Hamas is sworn to the complete and thorough destruction of Israel . That means the death of each and every Israeli ….

.. how do you treat with people like that ?? …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the blog video segment ..

.. when you see attacks like this by Hamas terrorist goons , it makes it easy to understand and empathize with the Israelis …

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… No , Jose , You have Not [#earned your citizenship]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 24th,2014

.. No , Jose Vargas ..

.. you have not earned ” your citizenship … ”

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the pMSNBC interview ..

.. you entered our country illegally . You are here illegally . You have violated our laws . Unless granted amnesty (which is morally questionable) , you should be deported to your ” country of origin , ” presumably Mexico …

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… Uh , Oh … in Colorado [#Hickenweenie]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 24th,2014

.. not bad for a week of campaigning ..

.. businessman and columnist Bob Beauprez is already even with incumbent Colorado Governor John Hickenweenie [my pet name] at 44% to 44% . Ouch …

.. [h/t — ColoradoPeakPolitics]
.. [link] to the news item …

.. this means big trouble for two people … and only one of them is Hickenweenie ..

.. one is the obvious — Hickenweenie — an incumbent that is under 50% is in trouble . One that is under 45% is definitely in big trouble . Good ol ‘ Johnny is now at 44% . Oops …

.. also , he is tied with Bob Beauprez — never good …

.. the other is Mark Udall , the Senate candidate — he is in a tight race of his own . Right now , he is trailing congressman Cory Gardiner 43% to 42% . That puts him in even worse shape than Hickenweenie ….

.. Both normally would want to get a boost from the other . Right now , that ain’t happening . At the moment , these two are tied like ball and chains around each other ‘ s necks . Unless one or the other pulls clear , which is unlikely for now , they are both going to struggle for weeks to come ….

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… Hamas is Getting its Butt Kicked …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 24th,2014

.. but , not without costs ..

.. the rocket that landed near Ben – Gurion Airport near Tel – Aviv the other day has greatly slowed , but has not stopped civilian air travel into and out of Israel . The slowdown and Air halt will affect Israel economically , to a point , but it will not deter it from its mission …

.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …

.. Israel is methodically going after the tunnels . They are locating then , then they are destroying them . What will help , though , is going through them to understand how they work , from beginning to end …

.. the battle for the tunnels will take time . Israel has that time . Netanyahu has the patience and the resolve to see this mission through . Also , there will be little to no domestic dispute from the other parties , in or out of government . Right now , Israel effectively has a national government of 120 MKs , which will hold for a while …

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… ” Uncle Hot Mike ” Strikes Again [#johnboy kerry blooper]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 24th,2014

.. nice going , dummy .

.. it seems that JohnBoy Kerry forgot about one of the first rules of interviews : … the mike is always ” hot …. ”

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the boneheaded manouveur …

.. well , JohnBoy Kerry was making the rounds of the Sunday shows this week . As one might think , once in a while , you get a boneheaded blooper . People always tend to forget that …

.. it was just before Sec. Kerry ‘ s appearance on ” Fox News Sunday . ” He was talking with an aide . His aide evidently updated him to the situation in Gaza , one to which JohnBoy was not aware . Not realizing that the mike was still on , Secretary johnBoy made a royal blooper which is going to cause him a great deal of grief in Israel ….

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… More DemoCrap Trouble in Colorado [#Hickenweenie]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 24th,2014

.. no , I do not like the guy .

.. the guy is a walking , talking clusterf-bomb .

.. there have been loonie leftie Governors of Colorado before , but nothing quite like this guy . Yuuck ! ..

.. well , Hickieboy is in it deep , now . It is 4 months to Election Day , and he is in Deep Trouble in River City (so to speak) …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the column ..

.. now , GOP Senate candidate [congresscritter] Cory Gardiner is leading incumbent Mark Udall 44% to 42% , and former Congresscritter and businessman Bob Beauprez is now leading Hickenweenie by a point , 44% to 43% …. Yeow ! …

.. if an incumbent is below 50% , that means big trouble . Even if the seat is ” open , ” the incumbent party should be near or at or over 50% . If they are not , then that candidate is in deep doo – doo . The further below 50% they are , the more trouble it is . Also , if they are behind their opponent , it is as close to a ” Kiss of Death ” as one can get …

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… Hamas has a Death Wish [#Op Defensive Edge]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 24th,2014

.. Israel has a pretty good idea of where Hamas ‘ command centers and bunkers are , where they are located , and where exactly they are at …

.. going after them will not be easy . the combat will be intense and bloody . But , this time , it must be done …

.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intel report …

.. before , when Israel wanted to settle with Hamas , the Israeli leadership saw value in maintaining the command – and – control of Hamas . not this time ….

.. also , Hamas is more isolated than before . Other than you-know-who [Obama] , Hamas has very little protection . Especially considering who their supply master is …

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… Finally , Things Begin to Change in Chicago [#self defense]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 23rd,2014

.. a veteran can finally defend himself .

.. a year ago , he could not do so . Since then , we have had Moore v. Madigan , which has legitimized “concealed carry” in Illinois …

.. this vet came under fire by a guy who was apparantely drunk . So , the drunk guy started shooting . The vet could fight back …

.. [h/t — pjmedia.com/tattler]..
.. [link] to the article …

.. from Byron Preston :

On Friday, July 4th, a veteran of the US military found himself under fire in Chicago. He has a concealed carry permit. That plus his decision to carry his firearm made all the difference in the world.

The veteran and three of his friends were leaving a party on the city’s south side. When the group reached their vehicle, a container with liquor was sitting on top of it. A woman from the group asked another group gathered next door who the liquor belonged to and removed it.

The move angered 22 year-old Denzel Mickiel, who approached the veteran and his friends shouting obscenities. The man then went into his residence and returned with a gun.

As Mickiel opened fire on the group, the veteran took cover near the vehicle’s front fender, according to assistant state attorney Mary Hain, the Chicago Tribune reports.

The veteran fired two shots, hitting Mickiel both times.

Two of Mickiel’s friends also began shooting at the group, which was able to flee the scene in their vehicle.

Mickiel was transported to the hospital and is in critical condition. A woman in the veteran’s group was hit twice – once in the arm and once in the back – but was stabilized and taken to the hospital.

Mickiel is charged with attempted murder and will be held on $950,000 bond.

Had Friday’s shooting occurred a little more than a year ago, the veteran would not have been legally permitted to conceal carry his firearm.

And he and his friends would probably be dead.

Illinois was the 50th state to pass a concealed

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… Beautiful Job , Lowe ‘ s … [#employees stepping up for a veteran]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 23rd,2014

.. Michael Sulsona has been through a great ordeal in his life .

.. He is a Vietnam veteran , one who lost his legs when he stepped on a land mine in – country in 1971 .

.. He has had to fight to keep his wheelchair in good repair . Which , with the VA these days , is not easy …

.. but , three employees of a Lowe ‘ s Home Improvement Center on Staten Island recently really stepped up to the call …

michael sulsona

.. [h/t — SLive.com]..
.. [link] to the news story …

.. these folks saw Michael ‘ s wheelchair going to heck in a handbasket . They also heard his story of battling with the VA over keeping it , or trying to , in good repair …. So , they stepped up .

.. they said to their store mgmt. that they were not going to leave for the day until Michael ‘ s chair was in excellent repair . Boy , oh , boy , and they did it …

.. from SLive.com …

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — From as close as Manhattan and Staten Island to the far reaches of Afghanistan, hearts have been touched by an Advance story about disabled Vietnam veteran Michael Sulsona of Graniteville. He was helped recently by three Lowe’s Home Improvement Center employees after his wheelchair fell apart in the Mariners Harbor store.

Sulsona, who lost both of his legs after stepping on a land mine in Vietnam 40 years ago, was the recipient of a random act of kindness on July 7 after his wheelchair broke. After seeing what happened, three employees at the store told him, “we’re not leaving here until the wheelchair is fixed,” and proceeded to repair the broken parts.

The Advance initially published a letter Sulsona wrote to the “good news editor” thanking the Lowe’s employees’ for their good deed. The Advance then wrote subsequent stories about Sulsona.

Soon after, dozens of news and social media outlets picked up the newspaper’s stories about Sulsona, who had been waiting two years for a replacement wheelchair from the Veterans Affairs (VA). While the VA came through this week with a new wheelchair for Sulsona, his initial story of appreciation went global.

.. LEC here again — thank you , Michael Sulsona , for your service and your dedication to our country . Also , thank you to Lowe ‘ s Home improvement Centers for those three people that they brought on staff that stepped up to the call …

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… Congratulations to David Perdue ! [#GOP nomination]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 23rd,2014

.. I wanted to wish congratulations and the best of luck to Georgia businessman David Perdue , who has won the runoff for the GOP nomination for the U. S. Senate race in his state …

.. Perdue is well – placed to hold the seat for the GOP . He is already leading in the projected polls , and he is self – funded . Ergo , he can easily outspend the slime – bombs that the unions and the Dems are bound to throw at him … Also , his name helps ….

.. also , surprisingly , like in Mississippi , the GOP boosted its turnout in a runoff race . That kind of enthusiasm will help greatly in the general election , boosting GOP turnout , especially in the early voting period . It will also send a message to the DemoCraps that they are in deep , deep trouble …

.. hopefully , Perdue can establish a significant lead in the polls . It does not have to be big , but the bigger the better . It will discourage the Dems , and will be of help to Governor Nathan Deal , who faces his own somewhat tough re – election race against state Sen Jason Carter [jimmy Carter ‘ s grandson] …

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… You Would Figure that these Dummies Would Learn [#diplomatic chess]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 23rd,2014

.. unfortunately not ..

.. once again , the ObamaCrap White House gets caught with its pants , or , may I say , panties down in a crisis situation …

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon]..
.. [link] to the Press Briefing segment …

.. take up Chess , please ! … Learning how to think strategically will help , given time …

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… Nice Try , Guys [#AGs playing dirty]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 23rd,2014

.. state AGs , especially the DemoCrap ones , have a habit of trying to play dirty . Anyone who is remotely familiar with the grand Tobacco Settlement [read : extortion] of the very late 1990s can understand that …

.. now , we are seeing the flipside of the efforts at disclosure of campaign finance and a person ‘ s contributions to a non – profit . People , including me , are rethinking their positions …

.. it is especially the case after the episode of Brendan Eich . Eich was for a short time toe CEO of the website supplier Mozilla . Eich , who is I think something of a libertarian , was harassed and hounded out of his CEOs job courtesy of a campaign contribution that he had made to the traditional marriage initiative [Proposition 8] in California …

.. [h/t — WallStreetJournal/Opinion]..
.. [link] to the opinion …

.. Mozilla evidently had a fair number of gay and lesbian employees . They did not want someone as their boss who had contributed to that initiative campaign back in 2008 . So , Eich resigned …

.. the results of the Eich episode are especially acute where it comes to non – profits . Political contributions are designed to be disclosed . Contributions to non – profit groups are designed , both by law , and by court precedent , to be confidential . The efforts of the AGs in Californai [kamala Harris] and New York state [Eric Sneiderman] are designed to undermine this effort …

.. what part of federal supremacy and court precedent , in addition to tax law , do those two idiots not understand ?!?! keep your damn hands off of my non – for – profit contributions . They are the business of mine and the groups , and are for no one else , especially you two nosy bodies ….

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… Is the ObamaCrap Administration crazy ?? … [#va budget request]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 23rd,2014

.. the VA is a big enough mess .

.. then the acting VA secretary submits this thing ?? ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. the idea and ideals of the V.A. need a complete rethink . Then , completely overhaul and reorganize it ….

.. then , submit a budget request to carry out the overhaul . Not one second before then …

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… A Baby ‘ s Sense of Humour …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 22nd,2014

.. or , just learning fast …

mallard fillmore cartoon (reality show)

.. [h/t — JewishWorldReview]…
.. [link] to the cartoon …

.. sounds like a smart kid …

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… Can’t Someone in the ObamaCrap Admin behave like a damn Adult [#silly tweet]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 22nd,2014

.. sometimes there is time for silliness .

.. when you are the spokeswoman for our Country ‘ s State Department , the other day was not especially one of them …

.. [h/t — HotAir]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. state dept spokestwit Jen Psaki made an ass of herself the other day when two huge crises broke : … the shootdown of the MH17 jet over eastern Ukraine , and the beginning of Israel ‘ s ground offensive in Gaza …

.. silliness in a tweet was not the order of the day ….

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… ” The 3 AM phone call ” will be more important than ever [politics]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 22nd,2014

.. huh ? ..

.. it is from Hillary Clinton ‘ s now – famous political ad . She nailed Barack Obama with it during the 2008 Presidential Campaign . You might think that it might have been a game changer … Actually , it was not …

.. who will regret it the most ? … who else , POTUS … why ? .. because , in his case , it will be an approximately 10:15 pm phone call from September 11th , 2012 . It would most likely have included SecState , DCI , DNI , and SecDef . He will regret this one , big time …

 

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… Operation Defensive Edge — What are the Headaches ?? [#goals]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 22nd,2014

.. basically , : ..

.. [-] missiles — degrade Hamas ‘ ability to launch missiles and rockets ..

.. [h/t — debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …

.. [-] intelligence — rebuild the IDF humint network , given the realities of Israel not being in Gaza . There are ways to do this , but it takes time , money , and effort , parts of which Israel has badly neglected …

IDF Gaza

.. [-] tunnels — locate and dismantle the tunnel networks — especially with Egypt ‘ s active co – operation …

.. [-] access — push back Palestinian access to the border , thus to tunnels giving them access to munitions , materiel , and other items the population badly needs …

.. [-] technology — be able to use active and passive sensors to detect tunnels …

.. [-] timeliness — accomplishing these goals in a prompt and timely manner . Worldwide pressure will mount , over time , as will pressure by outside parties to intervene …

.. I would add a another element …

.. [-] surrender — simple — dictate to the Palestinians , unconditional surrender …

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… the Dallas V.A. was V.A. Hell …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 22nd,2014

.. and the average wait times for care at the V.A. around the country were more than twice as long as those in the private sector …

.. this is the heartbreaking story of Sgt. Terry Mitchell , Vietnam combat veteran , radio operator , hero , and cancer survivor , but for all too short a time . This is the interview of his widow , Vicki , about his story …

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon]..
.. [link] to the interview …

.. what happened to Sgt. Mitchell and his family was outrageous . He should have received decent quality and timely care . He did not , and he died years too early …

.. may God Bless You and Thank You Terry Mitchell for your service , and for your life ! May God Bless You Vicki Mitchell for your efforts to bring your late husband ‘ s story to the notice of us all , including that of this blogger …

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… A Unique Dissent [#Hobby Lobby]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 22nd,2014

.. you will find , sometimes , that judges or justices will absent themselves from parts of an opinion ..

.. it is rare at the appeals level .

.. However , it is much more common at the US Supreme Court . Sometimes , one justice has a different interpretation of the fact pattern from another . When they do , it can leade to a slightly different result …

.. the Hobby Lobby case is a case in point . Justices Breyer and Kagan absented themselves from part of Justice Ginsberg ‘ s dissent …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview(BenchMemos)]..
.. [link] to the fact pattern …

In their one-paragraph dissent, Justices Breyer and Kagan say this (and this is their opinion in its entirety):

We agree with JUSTICE GINSBURG that the plaintiffs’ challenge to the contraceptive coverage requirement fails on the merits. We need not and do not decide whether either for-profit corporations or their owners may bring claims under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. Accordingly, we join all but Part III–C–1 of JUSTICE GINSBURG’s dissenting opinion.

Part III-C-1 of Justice Ginsburg’s opinion, concerning the rights of for-profit corporations, runs from page 13 to page 20 of her 35-page opinion, or about 20% of it.  There is no section of her opinion that is longer than this one.  Announcing that they do not join this part is the only reason for Breyer and Kagan to write separately.  They express neither disagreement nor agreement with the contrary conclusion of the Court that such corporations are protected under RFRA.  But it is very, very good news that there are only two justices on the Court–only Ginsburg and Sotomayor–who are willing to make the transparently bad argument that when you go into business for a profit under the corporate form, you lose your religious freedom under the law.

.. in this case , these two differed from the resulting judgement of the case . They did not agree with the majority opinion . However , they differed with Justice Ginsberg in one important section .. corporations and religious rights . Ginsberg does not evidently believe in them . However , from the writing of their concurring dissent [which is unusual] , they do , however .

.. So , as to the result of religion and corporations , the result of the case [which is all important] is not 5 to 4 . It is actually 5 to 2 , with 2 abstentions . Those abstentions are highly unusual , and with the Supremes , extraordinary …

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… Expedited Removal should become Universal …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 22nd,2014

.. illegal immigrants evidently have a manner of different ways to try to stay in the US , once caught ..

.. They end up doing this by clogging up the courts system for years . It is not just the immigration courts . They often move on and start a round of appeals in the federal courts . That ends up wasting more and more time , and is rarely , if ever , successful …

.. there is a process that exists now for dealing with illegals . However , it only deals with illegals from Mexico . It should be made universal , no matter what the country …

.. once you are caught … out you go , on the spot … no appeals , period …

.. our immigration system is broken , and what Obama is thinking of , much less proposing , is beyond ridiculous . What it also may be is an impeachable offense or two . Reform based upon good sense and the rule of law will eventually make its way through …

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… How Stupid are The ObamaCraps [#home health care cuts]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,July 21st,2014

.. I would really like to know the idiots who planned and executed this .

.. this is incredibly foolish , penny un – wise , and amazingly stupid ..

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the news story / video ..

.. either this was passed in a budget bill , or it was put through as a part of ObamaCrapCare . In either case , the idea is stupid …

.. it would not have helped me . I was too sick . But , there are many millions of folks that it would help stay in their homes , healthy , and wise …

.. more than that , there are hundreds of thousands , maybe millions of caregivers (family and employed , both) that would be helped by the aid of this financial program . it certainly makes far better financial sense than doing things that will result in many folks ending up bankrupt , in ill health , and in skilled nursing facilities …

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… Six Californias ???? [#are you nuts]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,July 21st,2014

.. in California , evidently not ..

.. I thought that this initiative would make the ballot . Well , It did ..

.. [h/t — HotAir]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. presuming A] the California legislature would approve (it just might) , and B] the US Congress would approve (doubtful) , Ca would split into 6 pieces …

.. 3 largely GOP …

.. Jefferson (the north) , South California (the Inland Empire , south through San Diego County) , and Central California (the vast farming region in the center of the state) . I include Central Ca in this given the damage that the ecosocialists in Sacramento have done to the farming region . Set free , they can run their own affairs …

.. 2 largely DemoCrap …

.. West Ca (LA and the surrounding area to the north , including Santa Barbera) , and Silicon Valley (duh!) , and

.. 1 largely fair fight …

.. North Ca (the mountainous area between Jefferson and Silicon Valley) ..

.. who knows what may happen ? . It will likely be on the ballot in 2016  , which is a presidential year . However , the turnout , given California ‘  s current status , is  likely to be lousy . So  , this issue , especially if it has the field largely to itself , could have an interesting battle …

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