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Thank you sticking with us the last 8 years. I am sure you were tempted at 88 to step aside but you stayed on for our country. Thank you for your strength and determination. http://en.wikipedia....
by mysticlaker
Comment Count 455 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 06:45 AM PST with 1259 Recommends
Tomorrow, the Supreme Court has scheduled a special session at 10am. No one is quite sure what the court is going to announce, but it’s probably going to be something BIG. In fact, it’...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 713 comments on Wed Jan 20, 2010 at 07:04 PM PST with 1083 Recommends
It was the first time in his 36 year Senate career, that he's spoken out from the floor on a Supreme Court decision.
by ClaryinVT
Comment Count 531 comments on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 12:24 PM PST with 825 Recommends
So, that un-aired footage that CBS has of Couric interviewing Caribou Barbie? It, uh, turns out to be ...
by Triumph
Comment Count 864 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2008 at 05:08 PM PDT with 812 Recommends
Justice Scalia's framing of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act as "the perpetuation of a racial entitlement" reveals his lack of understanding of the intent of the Constitution, the meaning of ...
by doctor o
Comment Count 303 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 10:27 PM PST with 808 Recommends
While JUSTICE THOMAS would apparently not rule out a death sentence for a $50 theft by a 7-year-old . . ., the Court wisely rejects his static approach to the law. Standards of decency ...
by Gary Norton
Comment Count 560 comments on Mon May 17, 2010 at 01:06 PM PDT with 764 Recommends
I have no idea what kind of Justice Elana Kagan is going to be, and almost no one else does either. She might be a terrific progressive or she might move the Court to the right,
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 1525 comments on Mon May 10, 2010 at 02:19 PM PDT with 761 Recommends
On Tuesday, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor appeared on the Daily Show ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 340 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2009 at 11:40 AM PST with 706 Recommends
My brother e-mailed me: Remember 1-14-2009. That's the day we officially became a Banana Republic. By a 5-4 ruling the Supreme ...
by occams hatchet
Comment Count 604 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 04:28 PM PST with 704 Recommends
Mr. Ickes speech just convinced me that my vote will go to Barak Obama...and I'm throwing $50 to the effort. Mr. Ickes rationale, animous and contempt convinced me that Hillary's campaign is ...
by sddem
Comment Count 434 comments on Sat May 31, 2008 at 04:12 PM PDT with 679 Recommends
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (...
by Dood Abides
Comment Count 452 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2008 at 06:07 PM PST with 672 Recommends
The Obama administration won a rare Supreme Court victory regarding the rights of the EPA to regulate pollution from coal plants. Instead of the usual 5-4 decision against anything the Obama ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 435 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 07:13 AM PDT with 666 Recommends
The Republikkkons have been using their baseball analogy -- the courts are only umpires who call balls and strikes -- to attack Judge Sotomayor and her "empathy. HOWEVER -- in his opening statement ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 331 comments on Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 04:11 AM PDT with 647 Recommends
I'll be brief. I don't remember where I heard this, but it went something like this: When they put on the robe, they stop being of a political party and they start being servants of ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 911 comments on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 10:58 AM PST with 624 Recommends
Apparently some of the bright lights of the right have decided that the best way to establish the deficiencies of Obama's choice for the Supreme Court is to compare her to W's choice of Harriet ...
by Economaniac
Comment Count 771 comments on Tue May 26, 2009 at 02:25 PM PDT with 619 Recommends
This is going to be a short diary, but worth the bit of time to have a great smile put on our faces during these difficult times. Congressman Alan Grayson recently went to town on not just Rudy ...
by Badabing
Comment Count 405 comments on Mon Jan 18, 2010 at 01:06 PM PST with 617 Recommends
How harmful was the Supreme Court's decision last week to allow Indiana to implement burdensome photo ID requirements ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 425 comments on Tue May 06, 2008 at 01:18 PM PDT with 599 Recommends
Elections have consequences, right? Well, so far, progressives have gotten the short end of the stick on far too many things over the past year+. Whether it was a lack of a public option, or ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 1712 comments on Sat Apr 10, 2010 at 12:33 PM PDT with 591 Recommends
For all of us who are (ahem) less than satisfied with the vigor of the US Federal Government's prosecution and enforcement of banking laws against large financial institutions, the US Supreme Court ...
by Night Owl
Comment Count 227 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 02:03 PM PDT with 591 Recommends
Short and simple. Whereas some Democrats in Congresss have remained inappropriately deferential to the Supreme Court and others have hinted a possible lack of legitimacy for the Court were it to ...
by Geekesque
Comment Count 743 comments on Mon Apr 02, 2012 at 01:15 PM PDT with 584 Recommends