“Okay, this guy should recuse himself because he might want to get married and might be biased in favor, but if he didn't want to get married, he should recuse himself because he might be biased against.
Similarly, any judge who believes the Defense of Marriage act is constitutional should recuse himself because he might be biased against, while any judge who thinks the DOM Act is unconstitutional should recuse himself because he might be biased in favour.
It seems clear that only an a-sexual alien should be allowed to sit in judgement of this case.
“You are so right, Mr Baker, it is all about money. Democrats want money for government spending because they think it buys them votes. Republicans want money for tax cuts because they think it buys them campaign contributions.
“Now, when GE says the same, everyone wants them lynched.
The solution is simple: all citizens and corporations should pay the government 15% of their income from whatever source, with no deductions of any kind. Given the responsibilities we want them to undertake, we could divide this 10% to the feds (for defense, environment and national infrastructure), 2% to states (for statewide infrastructure & community coordination) and 3% to local government for law enforcement and education.
“Well, it doesn't show that, actually, but it is open to that interpretation by people who like to play the victim card. So the lesson is clear: on pain of career destruction, never state anything that might be mis-interpreted by real or imagined victims.”
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