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Will the Real John Roberts Please Stand Up?

August 2005 The last time I read the U. S. Constitution (which was quite recently), the document still began with the words, “We, the People of the United States . . . .”   If this declaration still means anything, it means that the American people have a right to know—a necessity of knowing—the basic philosophical…
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Chief Justice John Roberts? A Troubling Prospect

September 2005 The current battle over nominations to the U. S. Supreme Court is not really a battle over people, but over principles. It is not a fight for just a court, but for a country. What did we learn from last week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearings about Chief Justice nominee John Roberts and this…
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