The Constitution of the UNITED STATES is the name of the document. It is not the Constitution of the United States and other countries. We have our own Constitution because we got tired of living by another countries rules. Unfortunately, some of the Supreme Court Justices believe that we are obligated to look at the laws of other countries and see how they apply us. Justice Ruth (Darth) Bader Ginsburg thinks it is a good idea to use the laws of other nations to make decisions here in the US. I have a bit of advice for her; learn our laws and forget about the other nations. If we want to live by their rules we will move there.

From Stop the ACLU:

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsburg gave a speech in South Africa last month, which, for some reason, is just now being publicized. Ginsburg’s speech was titled “A Decent Respect for the Opinions of [Human]kind.” In it, Ginsburg argued explicitly for the relevance of foreign law and court decisions to interpretation of the American Constitution. Ginsburg did not try to hide the partisan nature of this issue; at one point, she referred to “the perspective I share with four of my current colleagues,” and she specifically criticized Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Richard Posner, and the two bills that were introduced in Congress in 2004 and were broadly supported by Republicans. And she indulged in an outrageous bit of demagoguery, suggesting that those who disagree with her are somehow aligned with Justice Taney’s infamous defense of slavery in the Dred Scott case.

Go to Stop the ACLU to read the rest of this interesting story. Ginsburg sleeps through court sessions, perhaps she should stay awake and she might actually learn something.

Small Town Veteran

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2 Responses to “…Of The UNITED STATES”

  1. Bosun says:

    Ruth is about for retirement. The leftists, socialists, and misguided liberals keep talking about impeaching our President or wanting to censure him, or other crazy left leaning stunts.

    I do not agree with Ruth using foreign standards to make laws for Americans. The kicker is she is also against freedom of speech and claims that talk radio encourages violence. The only thing wrong with that logic are the real threats are from al-Qaeda, Columbian mafia, hard core criminals and occasional lunatics. Why this left leaning judge wants to use other countries laws and critizing our freedom of speech is beyond the pale. (1)

    Man, what is this world coming to? Listening to Ruth’s logic is like listening to Air America and Al Frankin rolled into one.

    The great thing about America. We have all kinds, kooky kinds and appropriate kinds. And, we have the freedom to be whatever we want to be. Right now, we have balanced out the courts, somewhat, thanks to our President and our Republican controlled Congress. Guess we are going to be relatively safe from fringe mentality for the next several years. ‘nough said about Ruth and her wacky ideas.

    Footnote: (1) classic example of “beyond the pale” appears in The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens, dated 1837. “I look upon you, sir (or in this case madame) , as a man (or in this case woman) who has placed himself (in this case herself) beyond the pale of society, by his (in this case her) most audacious, disgraceful, and abominable public conduct”.

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