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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 01:14 PM
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86. There is also a "rat" in Democrat . . . as GOP likes to point out . . .!!!!
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  -Now, to the Separation of Church and State--Sotomayor ruled against rateyes  May-26-09 09:09 AM   #0 
  - religious liberty to do what?  sui generis   May-26-09 09:14 AM   #1 
  - this might help you out a little  BlueJac   May-26-09 09:16 AM   #2 
  - Didn't study it . . . but didn't find that much help in it in a quick scan . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:44 AM   #47 
  - as long as they follow the constitution  pnutbutr   May-26-09 09:16 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 09:41 AM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 09:47 AM   #10 
  - well good for you. Now go believe that at home  sui generis   May-26-09 09:47 AM   #11 
  - One need only to look  pnutbutr   May-26-09 10:08 AM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 10:10 AM   #13 
  - the very height of hubris and false-pride...  LanternWaste   May-26-09 10:17 AM   #14 
  - "I believe non-secular laws trump secular laws. "  Vickers   May-26-09 10:42 AM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 11:00 AM   #22 
  - You can believe anything you want  RaleighNCDUer   May-26-09 10:54 AM   #18 
  - I hear Saudi Arabia is lovely this time of year  me b zola   May-26-09 10:54 AM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 10:58 AM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 11:05 AM   #23 
  - Nice to Have Met You! Good Luck in the Future!  Toasterlad   May-26-09 11:13 AM   #27 
  - Thankfully the US Constitution protects me from your beliefs  csziggy   May-26-09 11:19 AM   #29 
  - That's your business.  Gemini Cat   May-26-09 11:19 AM   #30 
  - You probably shouldn't smoke that shit.  konnichi wa   May-26-09 11:34 AM   #37 
  - That's fine for you, but not everyone in this nation believes what you believe.  Renew Deal   May-26-09 11:46 AM   #48 
  - Fine to guide your life by your personal religious beliefs . . . however,  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:46 AM   #49 
  - Your God hates me.  ismnotwasm   May-26-09 11:53 AM   #54 
  - And Jesus said,  Kalyke   May-26-09 11:55 AM   #57 
  - go live in Iran  nini   May-26-09 11:58 AM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 12:02 PM   #67 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 12:10 PM   #70 
  - Good thing you're in the extreme minority then, eh?  DireStrike   May-26-09 12:20 PM   #72 
  - You seem to love theocracy -- you should move to Iran.  Arugula Latte   May-26-09 12:58 PM   #77 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 12:58 PM   #78 
  - There is also a "rat" in Democrat . . . as GOP likes to point out . . .!!!!  defendandprotect   May-26-09 01:14 PM   #86 
  - Welcome to DU.  Iggo   May-26-09 01:10 PM   #84 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-26-09 01:16 PM   #87 
  - Welcome to DU, Mr. Taliban.  tekisui   May-26-09 02:07 PM   #96 
  - State Constitutions and state laws must agree with  Sinistrous   May-26-09 10:26 AM   #15 
  - congress shall make no law....  pnutbutr   May-26-09 10:40 AM   #16 
     - Constitution - Article VI, p. 2  RaleighNCDUer   May-26-09 11:11 AM   #25 
     - I understand that but  pnutbutr   May-26-09 11:26 AM   #32 
        - The article also binds the states . . . "to make no law in regard to religion" . . .!!!  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:49 AM   #50 
           - you must be reading a different constitution than me  pnutbutr   May-26-09 11:57 AM   #60 
              - Simply a different Constitution than you want to acknowledge . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 12:57 PM   #76 
                 - seriously  pnutbutr   May-26-09 01:04 PM   #82 
                    - seriously . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 01:13 PM   #85 
                       - don't be fing obtuse here  pnutbutr   May-26-09 01:26 PM   #89 
                          - Where does the Constitution say we can have church rule . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 01:29 PM   #90 
                             - what the hell are you arguing here?  pnutbutr   May-26-09 01:36 PM   #91 
     - 14th Amendment extended 1st amendment rights to apply to states  ctaylors6   May-26-09 01:37 PM   #92 
     - which contradicts the intention of  pnutbutr   May-26-09 01:52 PM   #94 
        - it's the intention of the writers of the 14th amendment that would apply though  ctaylors6   May-26-09 02:39 PM   #97 
           - 14th does apply to the states  pnutbutr   May-27-09 06:42 AM   #106 
     - See the 14th Amendment and the rulings in which it is cited.  Sinistrous   May-26-09 04:10 PM   #102 
        - Jefferson and more  pnutbutr   May-27-09 06:24 AM   #105 
  - We got a live one! n/t  Joe the Liberal   May-26-09 02:05 PM   #95 
  - ...and THAT is my single worry about Sotomayor. And it is a BIG one.  Badgerman   May-26-09 09:16 AM   #4 
  - Sotomayer lives in Greenwich Village -- a good sign, let's hope!  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:50 AM   #52 
  - Was it a Menorrah by itself or surrounded by "secular holiday" symbols?  no_hypocrisy   May-26-09 09:18 AM   #5 
  - "The Catholic Church hasn't been a big proponent of . . . abortion rights"  Tommy_Carcetti   May-26-09 09:19 AM   #6 
  - Obama didn't nominate the Pope.  EFerrari   May-26-09 09:21 AM   #7 
  - next thing ya know you'll be against using taxpayer money to endorse/promote religion nt  msongs   May-26-09 09:29 AM   #8 
  - LOL. How did you guess?  rateyes   May-26-09 11:30 AM   #34 
  - Where are you coming up with this "separation of church and state" crap?  timtom   May-26-09 10:56 AM   #20 
  - Do you understand context?  Zomby Woof   May-26-09 11:06 AM   #24 
  - Never mind.  timtom   May-26-09 11:34 AM   #39 
  - See my post, #25, above. nt  RaleighNCDUer   May-26-09 11:12 AM   #26 
  - I got it from the First Amendment's author who said that  rateyes   May-26-09 11:32 AM   #35 
     - All right! All right!  timtom   May-26-09 11:40 AM   #43 
  - You want separation of church and state, so you're judging her by her church  CreekDog   May-26-09 11:15 AM   #28 
  - I'm not judging her by her church. I'm asking a question about  rateyes   May-26-09 11:33 AM   #36 
  - well you were the one that made the connection between her church and those other justices  CreekDog   May-26-09 11:39 AM   #41 
     - We also have a ton of Catholics in Congress now . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:54 AM   #56 
     - my congresswoman is Catholic and has a consistently good record on civil rights  CreekDog   May-26-09 12:00 PM   #64 
        - Pelosi . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 12:09 PM   #69 
           - I'm with you --except Pelosi is NOT DLC  CreekDog   May-26-09 12:13 PM   #71 
              - Certainly on the issue of re-funding the Iraq/Afghanistan wars for 2+ years . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 12:51 PM   #73 
                 - But that's not what you said --you said Pelosi is DLC  CreekDog   May-26-09 12:59 PM   #79 
     - Maybe I can make this a little more clear.  rateyes   May-26-09 11:56 AM   #58 
  - Well, should we not presume that those who support a church support its beliefs??  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:53 AM   #53 
     - you don't know much about Catholicism do you?  CreekDog   May-26-09 12:02 PM   #66 
        - Answer the question . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 12:54 PM   #75 
           - I'm not Catholic  CreekDog   May-26-09 01:00 PM   #80 
              - You don't have to be Catholic . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 01:03 PM   #81 
  - I would probably need more information about that particular descision before I passed any judgment.  anonymous171   May-26-09 11:21 AM   #31 
  - Me, too. That's why I asked the question.  rateyes   May-26-09 11:34 AM   #38 
  - As a staunch non-believer I'm more than a bit upset that we have five Catholics on  bertman   May-26-09 11:29 AM   #33 
  - Here is the break down of Supreme Court by religion (to answer one of your questions)  book_worm   May-26-09 11:35 AM   #40 
  - Thomas, Scalia, Alito, Kennedy, and Roberts. Conservative. Catholic.  bertman   May-26-09 11:50 AM   #51 
  - Agree . . . and we especially need humanists on the courts ..... !!!  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:57 AM   #59 
  - Wow. Thanks. That means that if Sotomayor is confirmed we  rateyes   May-26-09 12:03 PM   #68 
  - I'm sure the Pope told him to do so. Obama takes orders from the Pope, dontcha know?  Tommy_Carcetti   May-26-09 11:41 AM   #44 
     - Thanks for making a comment to this effect so I didn't have to  WildEyedLiberal   May-26-09 02:41 PM   #98 
  - The Catholic Church still stands against "equality for all" and democracy . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:39 AM   #42 
  - Let it all out, it's ok. nt  anonymous171   May-26-09 11:42 AM   #45 
  - If you're against Separation, women's rights, government money for religion . . . just say so--!!  defendandprotect   May-26-09 11:59 AM   #62 
  - A-boga-boga-boga-boga! nt  Tommy_Carcetti   May-26-09 11:42 AM   #46 
  - Personally I hope they go after her for being Catholic.  Ganja Ninja   May-26-09 01:52 PM   #93 
  - I guess Obama should nominate the Pope next  cbc5g   May-26-09 11:54 AM   #55 
  - I think Bush was getting close to that . . . !!! Lotta money at the Vatican . . .  defendandprotect   May-26-09 12:00 PM   #63 
     - Source?  anonymous171   May-26-09 12:02 PM   #65 
        - What do you think tax money for "faith-based" religon was . . . ??????  defendandprotect   May-26-09 12:52 PM   #74 
           - faith based  pnutbutr   May-26-09 01:07 PM   #83 
  - By your standards, two people sitting on a park bench reading a Bible would be illegal  HamdenRice   May-26-09 01:19 PM   #88 
  - We should ban Catholics from sitting on the SCOTUS  WildEyedLiberal   May-26-09 02:43 PM   #99 
  - and then we should sieze their property, take their money, and deport them to Rome.  ThomWV   May-26-09 03:35 PM   #100 
     - I should've known I needed a sarcasm smiley in my post  WildEyedLiberal   May-26-09 03:40 PM   #101 
  - Of course, some will take issue with the argument that six Catholics on the High Court  bertman   May-26-09 05:40 PM   #103 
  - Flamer v. City of White Plains, NY  sl8   May-26-09 06:16 PM   #104 
  - That one looks like a pretty clear case of freedom of expression  MindPilot   May-27-09 08:06 AM   #107 
 

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