Daily Archives: 27 June 2016

Quotes from Justice Thomas’ dissent in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT

Justice Clarence Thomas dissented today.
In his dissent to the SCOTUS majority opinion in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT Thomas wrote about the false principles they are using, and have been using.
Here are a few excerpts from his 16 page dissent:
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“Keep calm and carry on!”

I enjoyed my visits to Tokyo immensely.  Especially fun was coming up with captions for the public safety posters in the subway.
For example:

Not to be outdone, LA has this safety video.

Note that the other passenger looks down at the dismembered … Continue reading

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Another papal trip, another papal presser, another papal kerfuffle

The usual unusual suspects are over the moon that Pope Francis made comments about “gays” (I detest the twisting of that once fine word) where else but on an airplane.  Other suspects are shredding their garments.
Frankly, this is much ado … Continue reading

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REQUEST FOR INFO: Mass Cards

From a reader… which I am turning over to the readership!
QUAERITUR:
Whenever someone passes away, I obviously get them a Mass card. What’s weird is lately rectories do not have them anymore. I understand having a mass said for someone is … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes | Tagged | 23 Comments