Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Roundup and Commentary - 6/30/09

“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” - Anatole France, 1844 - 1924

Blog Post:

Wingnuts & Moonbats: The Ricci riddle and the law's limits - Kermit Roosevelt


Paying attention to--and when necessary, writing and enforcing laws mandating--equality of outcome is necessary to ensure we get what we all want, equality of opportunity.:
American Power: Leftist Reaction to Ricci v. DeStefano

I'm all for equal rights for everyone, including the "physically challenged," but you're never going to see my name on a petition demanding that blind folks be given jobs as lookouts--though I do think they should be afforded their turn at reading the eye chart, just like everybody else. Equality of opportunity, don'cha know...):
RealClearPolitics - Comments - repsac3, Jun 30, 11:59 AM (no permalink, scroll to date/time/name)

Max [Blumenthal] offers an analogy between the situation in these two places, and again the meaning & purpose of an analogy is twisted, as though saying that two things are alike in any way, is saying that they are alike in every way. (Apples and oranges; both fruits, both have a skin, both kinda round, both healthy to eat, and yet so "not identical" as to've spawned a phrase using both of their names, about making comparisons between disparate objects.):
American Power: Despicable: Huffington Post Equates Iran Neda Murderers to Israel

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