Re: NEWS: Comical Ali & SCOTUS victory

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Thu Jun 26 2003 - 23:27:01 MDT

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    On Thursday 26 June 2003 16:37, Lee Corbin wrote:

    > However, it is sad that the U.S. Supreme Court, in turn,
    > has decided what the people of Texas will and will not do.
    > Instead of fifty individual experiments---often optimally
    > conducted by the free choice of the people there in light
    > of their own history and intuitions---the Americans are
    > again letting everything be determined in Washington.
    > To me, their violation of this rule is quite similar to
    > the unfortunate view of the Texans.
    > Chalk up another one for central control and one-size-fits-all.

    I agree and disagree. I don't think it is in anyone's interest to be the
    experimental subject of some states failure to uphold basic human liberty. I
    would not at all mind seeing all victimless crimes removed from the books
    across the country regardless of how many states might howl about it.

    - samantha

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