Tag Archives: SCOTUS

… Because it’s a tax (UPDATE)

Or, “why did Chief Justice John Roberts vote to uphold Obamacare’s individual mandate?” Also …

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In which Michael Tomasky calls Chief Justice John Roberts a liar

Yep. He goes there.

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Remainders: SCOTUS sides with Wal-Mart, FL tea party warns on vouchercare, ‘two brothels’ Vitter in hot seat

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority sides with a mega-corporation over a bunch of underpaid women? Say it isn’t so…

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What Weinergate interrupted: Clarence Thomas’ (ongoing) conflict of interest scandal (links archive) **UPDATED**

Lost in the media frenzy over Rep. Anthony Weiner is the fact that at the same time he was Tweeting foolishness to random women, he was also the driving force behind a push to uncover potentially serious conflicts of interest … Continue reading

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The bottomless malevolence of Clarence Thomas

Of all the Supreme Court justices in my memory, none is more defined by his hatreds and complaints than Clarence Thomas. Now, Thomas has written a new, malign chapter in his malevolent, pitiful book of life.

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Clarence Thomas: should impeachment be on the table?

The Los Angeles Times on Monday posted a scathing piece by constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley about the slowly churning Clarence Thomas scandal, which hasn’t gathered much media steam despite its grave implications.

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Chicago strikes back at SCOTUS, passes landmark gun law

From the Associated Press, news that the Roberts Court can’t just roll over Chicago…

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(Live video) Watch day 2 of the Kagan hearings

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Watch the Kagan hearings Live

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Obama’s krafty little Kagan pick

Put me down as not jumping up and down with excitement about Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court. I would have loved to see the president make a more in-your-face liberal pick (or perhaps a Black woman, just to … Continue reading

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