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On the June 27, 2015 episode of Exposing Faux Capitalism, I discussed the following issues:

Full analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage that you won’t hear anywhere else, including the legal, historical, political, religious, biological and pop culture aspects.

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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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