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On the March 21, 2015 episode of Exposing Faux Capitalism, I discussed the following issues:

Stupid defense resulted in Via Rail terror plot conviction, 9/11, Parliament Hill shooting, Charlie Hebdo and the Israelization of Canada‚Äôs foreign policy and Americanization of its justice system, foreign worker program, and Starbucks’ (1-way) race conversation.

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Sandra Day O'ConnorIn her March 5, 2013 appearance on Charlie Rose, she said in reference to her “swing vote” capacity on the Court (at 9:29):

The Court was divided in such a way that a single vote could turn it from an affirm to a reverse.

Except that Justices and judges don’t cast votes — they render legal opinions — that is, unless she’s referring to their effective behaviour these days, in casting political votes on legal cases, such as Bush v. Gore (2000) and Roe v. Wade (1973), which is completely contrary to the U.S. system of separation of powers.

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