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ixion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 01:19 PM
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5. "no standing to challenge it" means their tax bracket is not in the 1%
once you get to that bracket, you have all the 'standing' you need to do business with Red US.
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  -SCOTUS trims wall of separation, Kagan sides with liberal bloc usregimechange  Apr-04-11 01:12 PM   #0 
  - If a TAXPAYER doesn't have standing, who exactly DOES?  no_hypocrisy   Apr-04-11 01:17 PM   #1 
  - Corporations?  usregimechange   Apr-04-11 01:18 PM   #2 
     - You betcha!  freshwest   Apr-04-11 02:10 PM   #9 
  - Nicely schizophrenic  gratuitous   Apr-04-11 01:18 PM   #3 
  - Oh yes... they embrace their cognitive dissonance, they wear it as a badge of honor  ixion   Apr-04-11 01:21 PM   #6 
  - indeed. nt  xchrom   Apr-04-11 01:21 PM   #7 
  - Madrassas in Arizona?  Thunderstruck   Apr-04-11 01:19 PM   #4 
  - Soon to be nationwide.  freshwest   Apr-04-11 02:11 PM   #10 
  - "no standing to challenge it" means their tax bracket is not in the 1%  ixion   Apr-04-11 01:19 PM   #5 
  - Yeah, that's their new game, isn't it.  Warren DeMontague   Apr-04-11 01:22 PM   #8 
  - I hate to say this, but Scalia and Thomas concurring Opinion is the best of the three Opinions  happyslug   Apr-04-11 03:24 PM   #11 
  - So under what circumstances could citizens challenge a governmental 1st amendment violation?  Warren DeMontague   Apr-04-11 04:45 PM   #12 
     - If you are personally affected, which is the law in all other cases.  happyslug   Apr-04-11 07:02 PM   #13 
        - So, essentially, what you're saying is it's impossible to challenge religious use of tax dollars.  Warren DeMontague   Apr-04-11 07:19 PM   #14 
           - As a general rule, you can NOT challenge any law unless you are personally affected by it  happyslug   Apr-04-11 10:35 PM   #15 
              - Excessively formalistic approaches to standing are one of the methods conservatives use to  BzaDem   Apr-04-11 10:58 PM   #17 
              - That's bullshit. The Bill Of Rights applies to everyone, and contains no such caveat.  Warren DeMontague   Apr-05-11 01:53 AM   #19 
  - Yet another reason while I will take a lavender-drenched hankie  blondeatlast   Apr-04-11 10:53 PM   #16 
  - Damn!  elleng   Apr-04-11 11:14 PM   #18 

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