Drlee wrote:Good post Doug,
I hope you are correct. History is on your side. I am though concerned about our currently being on the verge of breaking the SCOTUS. That could happen in one decision. The Texas abortion bill is the most perfidious assault on the judiciary in history.
I have no real problem with the substance of the Texas abortion law, but I do
have a real problem with its enforcement mechanism--anything that allows a government to avoid taking responsibility for the effects of the laws it passes is to be looked upon with suspicion at best. But beyond that, I don't see it as any more problematic than Brown v. the Board of Education
. It's long past time that the travesty that is Roe
be overturned and the issue of abortion returned to where it (mostly) belongs, the states. That said, if come next June the Supreme Court does overturn Roe
(as seems likely) it will certainly make a bunch of state
races a lot more exciting than usual. Which, IMHO, is all to the good--the federal government has been involving itself in state affairs more than it should for decades, because too many have looked to Washington to solve their problems rather than their state governments.
Never the less. American's soul is under assault because we are assaulting the most fundamental concepts of our flavor of democracy. I don't know what the 20 somethings are thinking. I wish those here who are in that age group would let us know what they know about and what they want from our political system.
I can't say I speak for (or even understand, likely) how young people are thinking these days, but if I was part of the Left that currently dominates so much of the US I would be concerned. After all, young people can be rebellious, rejecting the status quo and the Establishment it supports ... and in our media, entertainment, news organizations, academia, and for a large part of the country's politics, the Left is
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.