Tag Archives: SCOTUS

Fighting for RBG: Be Notorious

I greatly admired Justice Ginsburg, and I highly recommend the recent movie RBG: That said, RBG was a fighter from the beginning all the way to the end. She was relentless and gave no quarter, and we must fall into … Continue reading

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Activism: Schumer Says He’ll Filibuster Gorsuch

From Dkos… Chuck Schumer is not making any deals, will filibuster Trump’s Supreme Court pick Someone must be playing the role of his spine. Good job to whomever that is, all of you! Now let’s give Schumer some backup. A … Continue reading

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Updated: Activism: Now It’s Our Turn

[Ed. Pinned to the top today. Keep the pressure on. Fresher posts below. O-] I’m asking everyone to focus on the Supreme Court nomination today. Trump nominated a fascist theocrat. From Mother Jones…. (emphasis mine) Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch to the … Continue reading

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Activism: Oh, Hell No

I think they’re trolling us. Here’s today’s phone work. Democrats consider surrendering to Trump on Supreme Court. They must want to destroy their party Don’t bother your Congressperson on Supreme Court appointment confirmation. That is entirely the work of the most … Continue reading

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Liberty Council Gives Bad Advice to Kim Davis

We have noted that God’s Own Filing Clerk Kim Davis continues her defiance of court orders going all the way up to the Supreme Court. Her refusal to issue marriage licenses to LGBTQ people is putting her clearly in the … Continue reading

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Tiger Beat on the Potomac Wins The Morning!

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) wins the morning with an excerpt from Ted Cruz’ book, From Doubles Tennis to Internet Porn: My Year as a Supreme Court Clerk. “Most of the justices were in their 60s or older. … Continue reading

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Superman V. Mighty Mouse: The NRO Speculates

I did it again. (Fair warning! The link goes to white power pamphlet National Review Online, the most intellectually dishonest rest stop on the Information Super Highway.) I visited the NRO for giggles to see how the perpetually loose screws … Continue reading

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Your Three-Martini Stupid is Served, Huckabee

And once again, Uncle Sugar, the poor man’s Elmer Gantry, shows us why he is not fit for public office: “The question comes do we have civil disobedience or do we have biblical disobedience? And for many of us civil … Continue reading

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SCOTUS: An Odds-on Betting Guide

So last night at one of the (many) family gatherings this week, I managed to horn my way into the lawyers conversation about the SCOTUS and Marriage Equality case, lowly and squat mere mortal that I am. After assuring them … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two, Mr. Sessions?

“I think it’s an unhealthy trend that judges feel that they’re somehow reflecting popular opinion when first of all, it’s not popular opinion, and secondly, who are they to be ruling on cases based on how they feel.” “The attorney … Continue reading

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