Today, the US Senate has confirmed Samuel Alito to the US Supreme Court.
Read these links to learn more about a man who is the appointed hit man on women's and other minority rights.
Samuel Alito - Wikipedia entry
Samuel A. Alito, Jr. on the dKosopedia
Samuel Alito's America on Think Progress
Think it cant get that bad? Read The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood), she foretells the future the Religious Right is fighting for.
If you want to get a good vision of what Bush wants for our future (he is doing the Hard Work for this as we speak) read 1984 (George Orwell) and you tell me you dont see the course he wants to "stay".
We are moving into a time that will be historic for the losses of so many gains in a civil society.
Make no mistake, this man does not walk alone, he will not proceed with his decisions alone, he represents the desires of the Religious Right that wish to curtail the right to choose and devolve so much of what makes America great into a christian state filled with state-sponsored hate. We are already a good way there, Alito is an important milestone.
When will these people ever learn to mind their own business?
Pshaw you say? What about this great news for the Religious Right, this morning:
Sweeping anti-abortion laws proposed - Washington Times
With the goal of challenging the Roe vs. Wade ruling that ensured a woman's right to an abortion, lawmakers in Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, South Dakota and Tennessee propose banning all abortions except when the woman's life is in danger, Stateline.org reported.
Read more at StateLine.org
Light a candle, think on what you and your family has to lose, and then think about how you can help the cause.
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Yes, it is a very sad day. At least you had representatives from your state fighting against him!By Melissa, at 2:20 PM
Yes, thank goodness. Snow SOMETIMES casts off the shackles of party dominance but I guess she could not this time.By nika, at 2:22 PM
I am just pissed that Byrd voted yes. If Lieberman can vote no then Byrd can vote no 10 X more.. I dont get him. (Not that his one vote would have swung it)
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