"BALTIMORE -- A particle accelerator is being used to reveal the long-lost writings of the Greek mathematician Archimedes, work hidden for centuries after a Christian monk wrote over it in the Middle Ages." http://www.newsday.com/ There is no better metaphor for what Christians want to do to all science - replace it with their nonsensical scribblings and primitive world-view.
Resistance to the Nuclear Option, to the placing of Bush's judges on the bench, has nothing to do with preserving the "time honored rules of the Senate". It's about preventing a rollback of "laws from the bench" that socialist judges have foisted on the United States for the past 70 years. MoveOn.org shows this in their latest missive. According to MoveOn.org: If you care about the minimum wage — and you don't want judges ruling it unconstitutional — now's the time to act. If you care about environmental laws — and you don't want judges striking them down — now's the time to act. If you care about your right to privacy — and you don't want the government telling your family how to live, worship, or even how to die — now's the time to act. In fact, I do want judges striking them down - because they are patently unconsitutional. So-called "Progressives" (aka Socialists) have abused the power of the Federal judic