Category Archives: supreme court

The Principles of Rand Paul Are Multi-Dimensional, Too

Schrödinger’s Senator, the physics paradox known in this dimension as Rand Paul, a man from the multiverse where anything is possible including being elected in the 2016 Goat Rodeo and being elected to the Senate or both or neither can … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz!

[Ed: We need mo’ monikers! Keeping this important Pop Quiz on top—D’uh!—fresher posts below! — TG] We learned last night that SCOTUS Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a baseball fan, which is sort of an all-American thing to be, but … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh: ‘You Knew The Job Was Dangerous When You Took It’

Because SCOTUS nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has left a rather immense paper trail (and was in Chimpy’s Reign of Error in some legal capacity, so therefore his legacy is available for perusing from a FOIA perspective), there is a lot … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Pick: Time Will Tell

In which ‘Grain handicaps all the ways in which we are eff’ed in the dark on the SCOTUS pick. Hail Mary! Continue reading

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It Takes A Thief, Redux (SCOTUS News)

This is probably the most cynical bit of politicking if true (and I suspect that it is): “[Amy Barrett’s] popularity with religious conservatives has now led some to view her as a savvy Supreme Court pick for President Donald Trump … Continue reading

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The Spidey-Senses of Sen. Susan Collins

Sen. Susan Collins shows us once again that she is an independent, principled GOPer. Haha, I jest! Collins said that when she met with the president to discuss the need to fill the seat of Kennedy, who announced his retirement … Continue reading

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You Have Immense Power To Change Things

Hey guys, are you ready for your Civics Class for today, from me, noted high school Civics award winner! I’ve been hearing IRL much lamenting for what will be lost when The Russian Usurper installs yet another stooge on the … Continue reading

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Chex and Balances

As is very well know (at least to my family and perhaps to regular readers) I won the Civics award in my high school (and before that in my middle school), so not to brag, really, I am somewhat an … Continue reading

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Breaking: We’re Totally Eff’ed in the Dark UPDATED

SCOTUS Justice Kennedy is retiring. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, the Supreme Court centrist who for a generation has cast the deciding vote in the biggest cases, plans to retire, giving President Trump a chance to shift the court sharply to … Continue reading

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Gorsuch Continues To Be Wingnuttia’s Best Investment

Well, that’s that: The Supreme Court has delivered a potentially crushing blow to public-sector unions, ruling 5-4 today that they cannot collect fees from non-members. The ruling will likely diminish unions’ negotiating power and, with it, their political clout. Why … Continue reading

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