Thursday, May 31, 2007

Ginsburg Sounds the Alarm

Linda Greenhouse's discussion in today's NYTimes about the extraordinary oral dissent Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave on Tuesday in the equal pay for women disparity case is must reading.

Oral dissents are quite rare on the court, and quite dramatic in their import. Ginsburg has now given TWO this term, the first one over the partial birth abortion case. Clearly, Ginsburg sees the Roberts/Alito/Scalia/Thomas/Whatisname majority as attempting to impose their politics on the law, especially the law regarding equal rights for women.

Somebody better be listening.

Soon -- but not soon enough -- we shall be free of the neocons in the White House, but we'll not be free of the neocons on the Bush court for decades possibly. Ginsburg is now shouting it from the rooftops ... BE AWARE OF WHAT THEY'RE UP TO!

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