Day by Day

Wednesday, August 27, 2003

Another corner turned, I reckon - - the Ten Commandments monument has been moved.

There's just one thing i don't get, and it is mentioned herein:

The federal court had said the monument could be in a private place in the building but not the highly visible spot in the rotunda directly across from the building's entrance.
"A private place in the building", it reads.

Okay.

I give up. How can there be a "private place" in a "public building"? I mean, there are no private smoking rooms in New York City restaurants, are there? So a privately-owned restaurant in Greenwich Village is totally public, but a courthouse in Alabama has private places.

My Grandmother, what twisted courts you have!

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