Society didn't think slavery was a denial of liberty. Why should I use past definitions to decide that?I also defer to Scalia's argument. Look, SSM was first adopted all of 13 years ago in the Netherlands. Hardly a situation that has been long-defined as a denial of liberty. Seems much more a political issue.
One of you will end up here next!
Hey, I think Olson brilliant. Boies too. My heart will always bleed with Olson because of what happened to his wife. He had a tough case to make today.
Scalia is probably the smartest Justice on the Court. Its why liberals despise him ........... much as you do.
False and ill-informed. For millennia, society felt that the slave was a second class citizen, not worthy of the same liberties. Every society, to include blacks enslaving other blacks. Muslims enslaving non-Muslims.Society didn't think slavery was a denial of liberty. Why should I use past definitions to decide that?
However, that changed over time. Even our Founders recognized such. If you read of their debates, you would know this. Clearly the Civil War was fomented in part due to abolitionist agitation.
Your post was pretty ignorant. A stupid strawman. Why bother if that is all you got ?
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.