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11-29-2007, 02:09 PM
What Daniel Webster termed the miracle of our Constitution is not something that happens in every generation, but every generation in its turn must accept the responsibility of supporting and defending the Constitution and bearing true faith and allegiance to it.
---Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., speaking after his swearing-in ceremony

11-29-2007, 02:12 PM
Yes but what if its just an empty platitude uttered by a strange crank of a man who violated the Irish adoption laws?

11-29-2007, 09:55 PM
So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men.

Cuyahoga Chuck
11-29-2007, 10:35 PM
Since you acknowledge yourself to be "apolitical" how about something pithy from a liberal justice, too. You can't be "apolitical' and only work one side of the street. That's like being "half-pregnant".
Try William O. Douglas. He was a justice longer than anyone ever on the court. 36 years. So, he naturally made scads of uplifting quotes.