Very good post. I respect her wisdom. Hugs, Barbara
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told Elle in an interview published Tuesday that she believes the country has reached peak conservatism on the issue of abortion rights.
Asked whether the country would swing rightwards on a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy, the left-leaning 81-year-old replied, “No, I think it’s gotten about as conservative as it will get.” She added that she thinks the pendulum will swing in a more progressive direction in her lifetime, “when we have a more functioning Congress.”
Ginsburg said that Justice Anthony Kennedy has been the key reason for a perceived lack of progress by the pro-choice movement in the abortion debate: “To be frank, it’s one person who made the difference: Justice Kennedy. He was a member of the triumvirate used to [reaffirm] Roe v. Wade in the Casey case, but since then, his decisions have been on upholding restrictions on access to…
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Never underestimate the positive power of an unexpected high-five.
Brooklyn, New York, resident Meir Kalmanson, an actor and filmmaker, prides himself on being able to brighten the lives of the people around him — even if he doesn’t know them personally. In his latest YouTube video, Kalmanson runs through the streets of New York City, high-fiving every outstretched hand of people attempting to hail taxis — and their reactions are priceless.
If you’re in need of a pick-me-up today, we dare you to watch all 86 seconds of this “High Five New York” mashup below and try not to smile.
We bet you couldn’t do it!
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I am not horsing around today. Instead I am posting a tribute to a beautiful animal who brought my late Father a lot of love and joy. His name is “Judge” and he spends his days now roaming new pastures with another human caring for him. Unfortunately, when my Dad passed away a few years ago, my Mother was unable to keep up the farm including their 5 horses. But I am comforted by memories today…
Starting October 15th I’m going to post an eargasm a day of an up and coming artist for 30 days straight. If you are or know a musician that would like to be featured, leave a link of your/his/her/their music on my facebook (I check this first and more often) or in the comments here on word press. There are no genre or style restrictions, the only requirement is it makes the ear cum with delight! he he 😉
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” If you use Facebook, pay taxes, enjoy fishing or drive a car, the 2014-2015 term of the Supreme Court, which begins Oct. 6, will be worth watching.
To hear about all these cases and how the term may unfold, join us at Heritage for our annual Supreme Court Preview on Thursday at noon (or watch online). Legal luminaries Paul Clement and Michael Carvin will discuss the big cases of the upcoming term.”