Wednesday, December 20, 2006

MCJ on the Episcopal row
On ‘people who think suing conservative Christians out of their meeting houses is a virtue’:
This reminds me of a biting satirical poem by Wm. Thackeray "Damages, 500 Pounds". It was based on an actual British court case in which a man, who had repeatedly beaten his wife practically to a pulp, sued the man she ran off with for, essentially, depriving him of his lawful property. He won.

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