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Wednesday, January 11, 2006
David Espo commented on yesterday's confirmation hearing for Sam Alito described the Jersey jurist as "Bush's pick to succeed Justice Sandra Day O'Connor for the swing seat on the court." I read and reread my Pocket Constitution and have not yet found any reference to "swing seats" on the Supreme Court. Can someone help?
posted by Jack Mercer @ 1/11/2006 05:05:00 PM  
  • At 1/11/2006 05:36:00 PM, Blogger Molicious said…

    Ha! Keep looking, but I don't think you're going to find it!

  • At 1/11/2006 09:14:00 PM, Blogger Jack Mercer said…

    Ah, c'mon, Mo, you're no help :)

    Seriously, I don't know if they require journalists to go to school anymore--or maybe they are just products of our public education system. What can we expect, huh?


  • At 1/12/2006 11:27:00 AM, Blogger Molicious said…

    I blame Bush, because that's seems to be what they are doing. :o)

  • At 1/12/2006 11:59:00 AM, Blogger Danny said…

    I found no record of playground equipment being installed in at the Supreme Court.

  • At 1/13/2006 07:17:00 AM, Blogger Jack Mercer said…

    Mo, You're absolutely right! I think Bush was responsible too for the tsunami, the hurricanes, the reason the U.N. can't do its job, radical islam, and the increase in fire ants in my yard this last summer!

    Me either, Danny!

    Thanks for dropping by to comment.



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