Tue Jan 24, 2012, 03:45 AM
Devil_Fish (1,664 posts)
Supreme Court Overturns 'Right v. Wrong'
Justice Scalia said of the decision, "As long as I am on the bench, I will always fight for what is wrong."
WASHINGTON—Striking down the judicial precedent that established the legal supremacy of right over wrong more than two centuries ago, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned Right v. Wrong.
The landmark reversal—a bitterly contested 5-4 decision that has been widely praised by murderers, rapists, bigots, usurers, and pro-wrong advocates nationwide—nullifies all previously lawful forms of right and makes it very difficult for Americans to make ethical decisions or be generally decent human beings without facing criminal charges.
"It is the opinion of this court that the Constitution was crafted in such a manner as to uphold and encourage practices that are not right and, ideally, are very wrong," Justice Antonin Scalia wrote for the majority, which also included Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Anthony Kennedy, and John Roberts. "Despite the compelling case for goodness, truth, and justice made by our predecessors in the case of Right v. Wrong, we firmly believe that malice, dishonesty, and injustice were the framers' original intent."
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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 08:21 AM
HughBeaumont (23,387 posts)
4. The Onion . . . where satire sometimes takes a day off.
Like this one, for instance: