From the New York Time letter page. This is not my letter, but the sentiment is the same. To the Editor: Every year, millions of people across the United States willingly have their First Amendment rights to free speech and assembly restricted when local governments hand out permits for parades. The governments decide who can… Read more The SCOTUS handgun ruling
The second thing I look at on the NY Times website is the cartoons. Oh, now SCOTUS is concerned about rights. Good thing for Jeff Skilling this case didn’t involve someone being kidnapped and shipped overseas to be tortured. In addition to President Obama maintaining the worst of the previous administration, his Supreme Court nominee… Read more What would we do without political cartoons?
This past week some interesting events occurred. First, there was a special election in Massachusetts and then there was the SCOTUS ruling that says corporate entities (and unions) can’t be limited in advertising bombing the electorate. That Scott Brown got elected is really a non-issue. People vote and get elected all the time and I… Read more What a fun week it’s been
The best part of Frank Rich’s article is that his examples are dead on. Michael Steele’s words are just pure comedy gold. The hearings were pure “Alice in Wonderland.” Reality was turned upside down. Southern senators who relate every question to race, ethnicity and gender just assumed that their unreconstructed obsessions are America’s and that… Read more Factually correct makes it fun reading
Hopefully the Party of NO will let Judge Sotomayor get approved. She looks like a good choice but the GOP have already stated they’ll fillibuster anyone President Obama nominates.
No way. I’m posting the image from CNN’s website but I could swear it says U.S. Supreme Court says detainees at Guantanamo Bay have constitutional right to challenge their detention in civilian courts. I see this headline and I can’t help but wonder “Yes, but what’s the catch?”