Perhaps our wisest Justice

From Allahpundit of Hot Air: Clarence Thomas: Let’s face it, Q&A during oral arguments isn’t helpful I don’t agree, but I’d never fault a judge for being eager to listen. “I don’t see where that advances anything,” he said of the questions. “Maybe it’s the Southerner in me. Maybe it’s the introvert in me, I …

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2003 + 25 = 2012?

In 2003, the United States Supreme Court decided the two University of Michigan Affirmative Action cases, Grutter v Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003) and Gratz v Bollinger, 539 U.S. 244 (2003) . In those cases, the Justices split hairs very neatly, declaring, in Gratz, that hard numerical quotas for minority admission to a state-supported university …

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Yes, it really could happen here

Phineas was surprised that such a governmental restriction on speech could exist in a free country, but noted that we “enshrine free speech as a natural, preexisting right” in our Constitution. Such, Phineas seems to have implied, couldn’t happen here. Well, if he meant to imply that, I think that he’s wrong.