Archive for the 'Supreme Court of the United States' Category

COULD THE AARP TAKE OUT THE NRA…?

June 20th, 2016

Larry Wilmore and his panel had this to add. A great deal is written about the absolute power of the lobbyists for the National Rifle Association. There is another, possible more powerful, lobbying group: the American Association of Retired Persons. As horrible as the murders in Orlando were, I’m not surprised that Congress did exactly […]

HILLARY EMBRACES CITIZENS UNITED CORE…

April 17th, 2016

Getting the Democracy-perverting cash from corporations and the billionaire class out of politics is vital to preserving We The People, unless, that is, your election depends upon cash from corporations and the billionaire class. Glenn Greenwald, in To Protect Hillary Clinton, Democrats Wage War on Their Own Core Citizens United Argument for The_Intercept, writes: For […]

HA, HA…! EAT THIS SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL…

March 30th, 2016

I seriously hope that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is having a bad week following the Supreme Court’s four-to-four decision in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association that sought to overturn the 1977 pro-union decision in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. Ed Pilkington, reporting in Scalia’s absence resonates as supreme court hands down split union […]

WHY BUCKEYES ARE CALLED WORTHLESS NUTS

November 7th, 2014

The march toward gay marriage across the U.S. hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal appeals court upheld laws against the practice in four states, creating a split in the legal system that increases the chances the Supreme Court will step in to decide the issue once and for all. The cases decided were from […]

HOBBY LOBBY’S INSIDIOUS AGENDA…

July 9th, 2014

Think the Supreme Court’s ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby was just about birth control? Think again. Immediately after the Hobby Lobby ruling, Rick Warren and other high-profile religious leaders began lobbying the Obama administration to demand a religious exemption in an executive order which would ban workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation […]

SHE’S READY TO DIE FOR ALLAH JESUS…

July 6th, 2014

Via Pharyngula… Also…

THE HYPOCRISY OF THE SUPREME COURT…

July 3rd, 2014

Since we’re talking about fences… On 13 June 2013, the Supreme Court Of The United States created a no-protesters buffer zone in front of their court. Seems to me, and to Jen Sorensen, that what is good for the goose is good for the gander and protesters should quickly fill the previously off-limits plaza with […]