It's an active weather day in Houston with areas of dense morning fog followed by afternoon thunderstorms as a Pacific cool front blows in
bluto: The job of a judge on appeal is to interpret the law of the land where there is a question of law, for a trial judge it is to apply it. Not write it. The obgerfell decision- approve or not is not only the law of the land but plain language not open for interpretation that gays can't be prohibited from getting married. A legal status that must be recognized. He failed to do that and whatever his political or religious beliefs they need to be checked at the door when he puts on his robe- it seems as if this judge has made a career of not being impartial and not striving to leave those personal biases out of the courtroom as a judge is required to. It is only these two instances that were clear cut that they can get him on.