Friday, June 29, 2007
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Majority Opinion Delivered today in The Supreme Court
Roberts, C.J.,Thomas, J., & Alito, J. (joined by Kennedy, J.), & Breyer, J. (concurring in judgment in part & dissenting in part)
Stevens, J. (joined by Souter, J., & Ginsberg, J.)
High court limits student speech in 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' case
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court tightened limits on student speech today, ruling 5-4 against a high school student and his 14-foot-long "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner.
Schools may prohibit student expression that can be interpreted as advocating drug use, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the Court in Morse v. Frederick, 06-278. Continued
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
In Miami Beach the ACLU is taking on the free speech restriction to 12 spots on Lincoln Road, a street smaller than St. Augustine's St.George St. in length
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Monday, June 11, 2007
"If the artists are going to be setting up in different parts of the Plaza we're gonna have to make some rules" City of St. Augustine City Official
"How come I getta hunnert dolla fine for flyin' a sign (panhandling) on Cordova and King and them white kids with the dog don't get bothered?" Porkchop's comments on injustice
"This year we are going to have the "real" Bill Mack visit the gallery." Love Gallery employee referring to last years "ringer impersonator" sent in sculptor Bill Mack's place for a private opening.
"We checked with the City and we can sell jewelry as long as we make it ourselves. We only want people who buy stuff to stop here , so you can leave." Lady crafter to an artist.
"The pope will be coming here for the 450th anniversary of St. Augustine and will be staying at the basilica where they maintain a bedroom for him." Misinformed Red Train Driver
"They are taking Jesus for a walk, honey" Mother explaining the Corpus Christi procession around the Plaza last Sunday
Saturday, June 02, 2007
If you would like one of Bruce's quick caracatures rather than a formal portrait (See Below) come down to the Plaza for a five minute sit.