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Taking sides and the points in the culture wars

The Supreme Court has ruled that the traditionalists side in the culture wars were motivated by a “bare … desire to do harm” and struck down the Federal Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA].  Justice Scalia’s dissent puts it in context: … Continue reading

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Carlito’s Way

One of my favorite movie scenes, at the beginning of Brian De Palma’s, Carlito’s Way. Courtroom Scene Pacino: Now I ain’t sayin’ that my way would have been different had my mother been alive when I was a kid, ’cause … Continue reading

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