You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #1: Completely unconstitutional. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Religion/Theology Donate to DU
louis-t Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-21-11 12:43 PM
Response to Original message
1. Completely unconstitutional.
Even our right-wing SC would agree.
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
  -Improper Pressure: Idaho Inmate Had To Accept Jail Or Jesus cleanhippie  Sep-21-11 12:28 PM   #0 
  - Completely unconstitutional.  louis-t   Sep-21-11 12:43 PM   #1 
  - Agreed.  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 12:45 PM   #2 
  - even Jesus would be against this  roguevalley   Sep-21-11 04:21 PM   #19 
  - Well obviously it's wrong, but how dumb was Ms. Cowles?  dmallind   Sep-21-11 01:27 PM   #3 
  - It would seem that she feels Constitutionality is more important.  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 01:33 PM   #4 
  - Then jail time should be the only option available, yes?  jberryhill   Sep-21-11 01:50 PM   #5 
  - In this case, yes.  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 03:34 PM   #17 
     - Apparently, I am a very stupid evil person  jberryhill   Sep-21-11 03:51 PM   #18 
        - I don't think that about you, but if you see yourself that way...  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 05:44 PM   #20 
           - No, I do not think it makes anyone a better person  jberryhill   Sep-21-11 09:02 PM   #26 
              - Perhaps you missed the front end of my statement.  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 10:26 PM   #27 
                 - You would have a point if..  jberryhill   Sep-21-11 10:41 PM   #28 
                    - Not sure, I've never been to an AA meeting.  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 10:47 PM   #29 
                       - You might find this article interesting  jberryhill   Sep-21-11 10:58 PM   #30 
                          - Interesting stuff. Thanks.  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 11:11 PM   #31 
                             - One distinction here...  jberryhill   Sep-21-11 11:15 PM   #32 
                                - And that's an interesting way to look at it.  darkstar3   Sep-21-11 11:24 PM   #33 
                                   - In the booming metropolitan colossus of Ada County, Idaho  jberryhill   Sep-21-11 11:44 PM   #34 
                                      - I would rather that the "other thing" not be offered if it places the court  darkstar3   Sep-21-11 11:51 PM   #35 
                                         - I "would rather" that too  jberryhill   Sep-22-11 10:12 AM   #36 
                                            - Not in the least, because that's a false choice.  darkstar3   Sep-22-11 07:11 PM   #39 
  - But you can complain about that after you are done  dmallind   Sep-21-11 01:53 PM   #6 
     - You imply she's an atheist  14thColony   Sep-21-11 02:29 PM   #8 
        - Didn't assume but it's a fair point. Don't see the value in ANY martyrdom though  dmallind   Sep-21-11 02:37 PM   #9 
           - True, and I don't advocate falling on every sword that comes along  14thColony   Sep-21-11 02:54 PM   #13 
              - I see that. A stance could have been made later though I think - as a free person. nt  dmallind   Sep-21-11 03:13 PM   #15 
                 - Some people's principles aren't that flexible.  darkstar3   Sep-21-11 06:20 PM   #23 
  - Nonsense -- it can be worse than jail.  dtexdem   Sep-21-11 02:20 PM   #7 
  - not sure how. Playacting vs imprisonment? Stupid, unconstitutional, but not cruel  dmallind   Sep-21-11 02:43 PM   #10 
     - voluntary acting is to coerced acting as consensual sex is to rape.  unblock   Sep-21-11 02:50 PM   #12 
        - Clear? No - only clear that that's an absolutely ridiculous and evil analogy  dmallind   Sep-21-11 03:11 PM   #14 
           - You seem to be assuming that *all* religion is a form of social hypocrisy  starroute   Sep-21-11 03:27 PM   #16 
           - "neither ... force ... genitals into your body"? uh, duh. you do understand what an analogy is, yes?  unblock   Sep-21-11 05:50 PM   #22 
  - legally, you have to suffer damages in order to be able to sue  unblock   Sep-21-11 02:47 PM   #11 
  - There is this thing called PRINCIPLE, maybe you've heard of it.  Odin2005   Sep-21-11 07:32 PM   #25 
  - I was with you till  rrneck   Sep-22-11 12:44 PM   #37 
  - how dumb am I?  janene cowles   Oct-19-11 05:25 PM   #42 
     - I am having trouble believing that you are who you say you are.  cleanhippie   Oct-19-11 05:41 PM   #43 
        - That's exactly why you know it is me!  janene cowles   Nov-18-11 05:15 PM   #45 
  - What part of becoming a pentecostal Christian makes one "rehabilitated" in the eyes of the law?  cleanhippie   Sep-21-11 05:48 PM   #21 
  - Jesus is the cure for all illnesses and evils  NMMNG   Sep-22-11 07:25 PM   #40 
  - +1 nt  Deep13   Oct-19-11 05:44 PM   #44 
  - And these same fuckwits worship the Constitution they shit on.  Odin2005   Sep-21-11 07:30 PM   #24 
  - And the great hairy ogre of  rrneck   Sep-22-11 12:51 PM   #38 
     - Yep.  cleanhippie   Sep-28-11 09:40 AM   #41 

Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Religion/Theology Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC