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September 14, 2005

Yes, I Can

Prof. Bainbridge has an interesting thought experiment for you:

Can you imagine what it'll be like when a big-time blawgger like Reynolds, Althouse, or any of the Volokh Conspirators get nominated?

Why yes, yes I can:

SPECTER: In Casey, the key test on following precedents moved to the extent of reliance by the people on the precedent.

And Casey had this to say in a rather earthy way: "People have ordered their thinking and living around Roe. To eliminate the issue of reliance, one would need to limit cognizable reliance to specific instances of sexual activity. For two decades of economic and social developments, people have organized intimate relationships in reliance on the availability of abortion in the event contraception should fail."

That's the joint opinion; rather earthy in its context. Would you agree with that?


SPECTER: Excuse me? Could you elaborate?


SPECTER: ......

REYNOLDS: Hugh Hewitt has more!
KOHL: It would be helpful to many of us to know which of those positions you took then no longer represent the position that you would take today. I think that would show a change as we grow and develop and experience life. That would be illuminating and enlightening, to many of us, to hear what some of those positions you took then no longer are represented in your thought process today.

Judge, as we all know, the Griswold v. Connecticut case guarantees that there is a fundamental right to privacy in the Constitution as it applies to contraception.

Do you agree with that decision and that there is a fundamental right to privacy as it relates to contraception? In your opinion, is that settled law?

REYNOLDS: Lots of good stuff in Griswold. Just keep scrolling.
BIDEN: Judge, look, I want to try to cut through some stuff here, if I can. I said yesterday this shouldn't be a game of "Gotcha," you know. We shouldn't be playing a game. The folks have a right to know what you think. You're there for life. They don't get to -- this is the democratic moment. They don't get a chance to say, "You know, I wish I'd known that about that guy. I would have picked up the phone and called my senator sand said, 'Vote no,' or, 'vote yes.'" Whichever.

Now, you have already said to the chairman that you agree that there's a right to privacy. And you said the Supreme Court found such a right in part in the Fourteenth amendment. My question is: Do you agree that -- not what said law is -- what do you think?


BIDEN: Do you think there's a liberty right of privacy that extends to women in the Constitution?


BIDEN: Don't you think that's a bit dismissive to women, Judge?

REYNOLDS: Heh. Inde--


BIDEN: Now wait a...

SPECTER: Wait a minute, Senator Biden. He's not finished his answer.

BIDEN: He's filibustering, Senator.

But OK, go ahead.

REYNOLDS: Thank you, Senator. As I was saying: Heh, indeed. And Hugh Hewitt has more.

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Bravo, Ezra. That's the best thing I've read all day.

Posted by: tlaura | Sep 14, 2005 2:09:59 AM

If I hadn't already put "Patriotism vs Nationalism" and one other Yglesias post, this would be my vote for post of the year, so far. And it's certainly up there with Fafblog's marco-polo with Osama bin Laden for humorous post of the year.

Posted by: Nicholas Beaudrot | Sep 14, 2005 3:24:50 AM


Posted by: Iron Lungfish | Sep 14, 2005 3:29:11 AM

What I wouldn't pay to read his written opinions:

"Lots of good stuff over in the 3rd Amendment. Just keep scrolling."


Incidentally, I don't see the guy using "heh" or "indeed" very much these days. Too bad -- have to admit, it's kind of catchy.

Posted by: Brad Plumer | Sep 14, 2005 3:53:46 AM

Sweet! In all seriousness, nominating a blogger would be the opposite of nominating Roberts or any of the standard easily-confirmable mystery men. We bloggers have gigantic paper trails covering our opinions on everything, and including a bunch of dumb things that we were later corrected on.

Posted by: Neil the Ethical Werewolf | Sep 14, 2005 3:55:43 AM

Nah, he's got special instapowers of non-correction.

Posted by: Ezra | Sep 14, 2005 3:57:13 AM

Yeah, maybe Reynolds does. I was actually thinking of the Volokh torture deal from a while back, where he eventually got talked out of his pro-cruelty position by Kleiman.

Posted by: Neil the Ethical Werewolf | Sep 14, 2005 4:02:25 AM

By the way, I took the "keep scrolling" bit with Kohl from Brad's comment. This is cooperative humor now. We're new media! Participatory joke-telling! Etc!

Posted by: Ezra | Sep 14, 2005 4:18:24 AM

Because of the blogosphere, they'll never be nominated. We already know too many of their evil, evil plans.

Posted by: Roxanne | Sep 14, 2005 5:51:15 AM

Disturbing, if true.

Posted by: Kriston Capps | Sep 14, 2005 8:57:55 AM


You forgot "Read the whole thing"

Posted by: Matt Schiavenza | Sep 14, 2005 11:06:25 AM

Nice one, Ezra.

Posted by: TJ | Sep 14, 2005 11:32:20 AM

Very funny.

Posted by: eRobin | Sep 14, 2005 11:33:16 AM

Puppies. Blenders. 'nuff said.

Posted by: Shelby | Sep 14, 2005 12:43:53 PM

Mickey Kaus has a law degree too.

"Excuse me, Senator, but were you going to finish that sandwich?"

Posted by: hack | Sep 14, 2005 1:06:42 PM

because of instapundit, i now cheer against univ of tenn athletic teams, for the university who employs this knave doesn't deserve any support.

Posted by: harry near indy | Sep 14, 2005 4:59:45 PM

cheering againt UT? man, that's blogger hate

Posted by: Matt | Sep 15, 2005 9:54:27 AM

To echo Matt Schiavenza:

BIDEN: Do you think there's a liberty right of privacy that extends to women in the Constitution?

REYNOLDS: Heh. Read the whole thing.

Posted by: slarrow | Sep 15, 2005 5:52:08 PM

I see many of your readers are interesting about medications and medicines, so now I going to touch that theme
information about medicines:
Why is Flonase prescribed?
Flonase nasal spray is a remedy for the stuffy, runny, itchy nose that plagues many allergy-sufferers. It can be used either for seasonal attacks of hay fever or for year-round allergic conditions. Flonase is a steroid medication. It works by relieving inflammation within the nasal passages.
The Flovent, Flovent Rotadisk, and Flovent Diskus oral inhalers are used to prevent flare-ups of asthma. (They will not, however, relieve an acute attack.) They sometimes serve as a replacement for the steroid tablets that many people take to control asthma.
Most important fact about Flonase
Flonase is not an instant cure. It may take a few days for the medication to start working; and you need to keep taking it regularly in order to maintain its benefits. While you are waiting for Flonase to take effect, neither increase the dose nor stop taking the medication.
How should you take Flonase?
Flonase is taken in the nostrils. For best effect, take the prescribed doses at regular intervals. First, blow your nose. Then shake the spray bottle gently, prime the pump 6 times if it hasn't been used during the past week, tilt your head back, press one nostril closed, and insert the tip of the bottle a short way into the other nostril. Spray once, pull the tip of the bottle away from your nose, and inhale deeply through the treated nostril. Repeat with the other nostril. Avoid spraying in eyes.
Flovent inhalation aerosol is taken orally. Shake the canister before each use. Take a deep breath and exhale. Then, as you begin to inhale, put your lips around the mouthpiece and depress the canister. Rinse your mouth with water after each use of the inhaler. Avoid spraying the contents in your eyes.
Flovent Rotadisk inhalation powder is also taken orally. Assemble the Rotadisk Diskhaler according to package instructions. To use, exhale, then place the Diskhaler mouthpiece between your teeth (without biting down) and close your lips firmly around it. (Be careful to avoid covering the small air holes on either side of the mouthpiece.) Breathe in through your mouth as deeply as you can, then hold your breath while you remove the Diskhaler. Continue to hold your breath as long as you comfortably can, up to a maximum of 10 seconds.
Flovent Diskus is a disposable oral inhaler that contains 60 inhalations. It must be kept dry. Do not wash it or attempt to take it apart. Always activate the inhaler in a level, horizontal position. Do not exhale into it. Do not use a spacer.
--If you miss a dose...
Take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
--Storage instructions...
Flonase may be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
Flovent inhalation aerosol may be stored at room temperature away from sunlight, or in the refrigerator.
Flovent Rotadisk inhalation powder should be stored at room temperature in a dry place. Use the Rotadisk blisters within 2 months after opening the foil overwrap or before the expiration date, whichever comes first. Do not puncture the blisters until you are ready to use them in the Diskhaler.
The Flovent Diskus disposable inhaler should be stored at room temperature in a dry place, away from direct heat or sunlight. Once removed from its foil pouch, the device should be discarded after 2 months if not used up (after 6 weeks for the 50-microgram inhaler).

Another medications are
Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders attacks, Anxiety disorders are characterized by unrealistic worry and apprehension, causing symptoms of restlessness, aches, trembling, shortness of breath, smothering sensation, palpitations, sweating, cold clammy hands, lightheadedness, flushing, exaggerated startle responses, problems concentrating, and insomnia. Panic attacks occur either unexpectedly or in certain situations (i.e. driving), and can require higher dosages of alprazolam.
Norco is prescribed for moderate to moderately severe pain. This is available in tablet, capsule, and liquid form and is taken every 4-6 hours by mouth.
The Lortab is prescribed for moderate to moderately severe pain. Hydrocodone binds to the pain receptors in the brain so that the sensation of pain is reduced. care must be taken to follow the doctor's instructions when taking Lortab.
Tylenol #3
Codeine is a prescription strength narcotic pain reliever and Tylenol is a
very effective over-the-counter medicine. .
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Posted by: THAMALIPXU | Dec 8, 2006 12:43:19 PM

I am really worried about the medications of many people use... thats the reason because show that theme to you... The Drugs like the FLONASE

the most important things about flonase

Flonase is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation, is used to treat the nasal symptoms of allergies and other seasonal reactions.,may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Use Flonase spray exactly as directed by your doctor. Read the information insert included with your medication. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
To use the nasal spray:
Shake the bottle gently and then remove the dust cover,It is necessary to prime the pump into the air the first time it is used, or when you have not used it for a week or more. To prime the pump, hold the bottle with the nasal applicator pointing away from you and with your forefinger and middle finger on either side of the nasal applicator and your thumb underneath the bottle. Press down and release the pump three to four times until a fine spray appears. The pump is now ready to use,
Blow your nose to clear your nostrils,Close one nostril. Tilt your head forward slightly and, keeping the bottle upright, carefully insert the nasal applicator into the other nostril.,Start to breathe in through your nose, and while breathing in press firmly down once on the applicator to release the spray. Use your forefinger and middle finger to spray while supporting the base of the bottle with your thumb. Breathe gently inwards through the nostril. Breathe out through your mouth,
If a second spray is required in that nostril, repeat the above steps, Repeat the above steps in the other nostril.
Wipe the nasal applicator with a clean tissue and replace the dust cover, Do not use this bottle for more than 120 sprays even though the bottle is not completely empty.
Clean the nasal spray at least once a week. Remove the dust cover and then gently pull upwards to free the nasal applicator. Wash the applicator and dust cover under warm tap water. If the nasal applicator becomes blocked, let it soak in warm water. Do not try to unblock the nasal applicator by inserting a pin or other sharp object. Allow the pieces to dry at room temperature, then place the applicator and dust cover back on the bottle.
Do not use more of this medication than is prescribed for you. Never use more than two sprays in each nostril (200 mcg) per day. It may take a few weeks to see the effects of Flonase. Talk to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse
Store Flonase at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

In the same calification we can find drugs like

the fioricet is a pain reliever and fever reducer.
is in a class of drugs called barbiturates that slow down your central nervous system (brain and nerve impulses) causing relaxation.
is believed to constrict dilated blood vessels that may contribute to tension headaches.
Together, acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine are used to relieve complex tension (muscle contraction) headaches although precisely how it works is unknown.
Fioricet may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Amoxicillin is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, such as pneumonia;
bronchitis; gonorrhea; and infections of the ears, nose, throat, urinary tract, and skin.
It is also used in combination with other medications to eliminate H. pylori, a bacteria
that causes ulcers. Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like
antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics will not work for
colds, flu, and other viral infections.
Amoxicillin comes as a capsule, a tablet, a chewable tablet, a suspension (liquid), and
pediatric drops to take by mouth. It is usually taken every 12 hours (twice a day) or every
8 hours (three times a day) with or without food. To help you remember to take amoxicillin,
take it around the same time every day.

Vicodin is a pain killer most commonly seen as a white tablet with the name “Vicodin, is
most commonly prescribed for persons experiencing pain after surgery or intense
pain. It helps calm a person down and increases their ability to relax and forget about
painful ailments (which speeds up recovery)

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