Category Archives: supreme court

Brace Yourself, America, Ginni Thomas Found Her Phone

Yesterday, for odd reasons, a rumor started floating that Silent Clarence was planning on Retiring from the Supremes. And today, Ginni Thomas is “telling” (drunk dialing? Sure, why not? But we’re only guessing.) the press that this is not so: … Continue reading

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Your 3-Martini Stupid is Served, Ralph Reed!

The Faith and Freedom Coalition, a product of Ralph Reed, Jack Abramoff’s glabrous grifting pool boy has an ad up defending North Carolina’s HB2, the notorious Your Kind Cannot Pee Here law, and attacking that state’s Attorney General, who as … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Say, it’s been a while since we checked in with our old pal Larry Pratt, the former executive director of Gun Owners of America. If ever someone was well-named, ol’ Larry is it! Anyway, seeing as … Continue reading

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The Evening Quote

“I think our country is in crisis, and I think we need a strong conservative president who will appoint not just one, but two, three, four, five Supreme Court justices who are principled constitutionalists. I am committed to the fight … Continue reading

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Sen. Chuck Grassley Doesn’t Know The Meaning of ‘Fear’

…and he doesn’t know a lot of other words, too: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) says he will be going around speaking with constituents at more than a dozen events in his home state during the Senate’s two-week spring recess. But … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

The Death of the Media Long-on-legs and short-on-brains, noted pit viper Andrea Tantaros snarls at us that the only reason The Kenyan Usurper nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill the empty seat on the Supreme Court is because when the … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Nomination: the Wingnuttian Kobayashi Maru

One of my betters suggests that the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the SCOTUS is probably an attempt to break the blockade so that the *real* nominee can come through, unscathed: “I’m sensing disappointment with President Obama’s Supreme Court … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Today we are treated to the strange legal theory that Justice Scalia’s vote from beyond the veil should somehow or other count (Ouija boards?): Do we now have the SCOTUS equivalent of St. Ronnie? Some Say … Continue reading

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More Incoherence From The New Confederacy

It comes to our attention that The New Confederacy is so on-board with the idea that the next preznint should pick the next Justice that they are willing to throw the Senate into the hands of the heathen Dims to … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures Of Peggy Noonan

Anatomy of a Column eggy Noonan was in the semi-finals—the very semi-finals!—at her new favorite watering hole The Chelsea Pier. “B-9,” she said with steely reserve. “Hit!,” shrieked the Nancy Reagan impersonator (“complete with five-o’clock shadow, just like the real … Continue reading

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