minstrlmummr: (southparkme)

:::::::snarky Sarah Palin comment deleted:::::::

Name one Supreme Court Decision besides Roe  v. Wade

Without resorting to Google:     Brown v.  Board of Education   (and if you have to look that one up, shame on you  8)

Google-fu reveals not a single, landmark decision for my topic of choice, but a series, one of which I selected because of the passage below:

 

The Colonies WERE founded as Christian Countries...May God Forgive Us... )
from the decision  Everson v. Board of Education, 1947
minstrlmummr: (southparkme)
After reading for weeks about Huckabee and Fred Phelps and equal fanaticism on the other side by people whose names I don't even know, some sane oratory  is a real breath of fresh air. 

This excerpt from a speech by JFK was posted today on [profile] dark_christian.      I like it.    The whole thing is at http://www.jfklibrary.org/Historical+Resources/Archives/Reference+Desk/Speeches/JFK/JFK+Pre-Pres/Address+of+Senator+John+F.+Kennedy+to+the+Greater+Houston+Ministerial+Association.htm

 
Further down, one of the commenters posted this excerpt from a speech by Barak Obama.    (The whole thing is at http://www.barackobama.com/2006/06/28/call_to_renewal_keynote_address.php   )     I don't know a lot about Obama's record or his electability.     But whether he rises or falls after tomorrow, I think the issues and challenges he raises here are worth keeping in the public discourse:

minstrlmummr: Line from Wonder Woman movie:  "What I do is not up to you." (Miss Gulch)
 (Cross-posted from [profile] dark_christian, approximately)


I need to rest my fingers, and then I need to write some emails. 

EDIT NUMBER TWO:    I just learned that the proper name of this bill is H RES 888, as opposed to HR 888, which was a completely different House bill from earlier this year.     God forbid this should be simple   8P
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