Category Archives: SCOTUS

The Morning Quote

This quote jumped out at me: “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks,” [Justice Coathangers] told the guests at a Sunday celebration of the 30th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Says Y’all Will Have Y’all’s Rapists Baby, Y’all

Der Tiger Beat auf dem Potomac (H/T Charlie Pierce and our patron saint, Watertiger) goes long in the morning email over the failure of the SCOTUS to stop Y’all Qaeda in Texas, America’s Lab For Bad Policy: BREAKING OVERNIGHT: The … Continue reading

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Whaddup, Mississippi?

The Gret Stet of Mississippi a few years back passed a strict ban on abortions, making it illegal anytime after 15 weeks of pregnancy. So a woman who was raped would be forced to have her rapist’s babby because no … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Well, it looks as bad as we thought at the time: AFTER NEW DETAILS ON KAVANAUGH INVESTIGATION SURFACE, SENATORS CALL ON FBI FOR ANSWERS ON HANDLING OF ‘TIP LINE’ 4,500 tips to FBI went uninvestigated following supplemental … Continue reading

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Sorry ex-Prznint Stupid: No Deposit, No Return

This is more proof that everything Lord Damp Nut does is transactional (Axios, so all the weird bullets an emboldening is theirs): Former President Donald Trump, in a book out Tuesday by Michael Wolff, says he is “very disappointed” in votes … Continue reading

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Ugh.

I’m trying to process how bad today’s SCOTUS rulings are, and I’m really discouraged. Maybe back this afternoon with more. UPDATE 1: I should have put this in the post. Politico’s email thingie: BIG SCOTUS RULING ON VOTING RIGHTS — … Continue reading

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Gimme an F… Gimme an U

I love this story: Supreme Court rules for cheerleader in case involving school rules, free speech on social media The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a major free speech case involving when schools can enforce rules of conduct on … Continue reading

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Report: McConnell Openly Packing The Courts

Let’s begin with: Anyone who moans about court packing SCOTUS needs to have their noses rubbed in this: amply be-chinned #MitchMcConnell already did it and promises to do it again. https://t.co/sB0QHQDnvd — Tengrain ✂️ 6-feet-away-or-6-feet-under (@Tengrain) June 15, 2021 It’s … Continue reading

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(UPDATED) Reform the SCOTUS, Part Infinity

This is a bit of good news today: Americans Still Oppose Overturning Roe v. Wade STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nearly six in 10 Americans do not want Roe v. Wade overturned Republicans are closely split on reversing the landmark decision Bans on … Continue reading

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The War on Women, Cont.

The SCOTUS announced yesterday that it would hear an abortion case: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which is about a Mississippi law that prohibits all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, with narrow exceptions. Lower courts  struck down the … Continue reading

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