Category Archives: Supreme Court

What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court Birth Control Cases

An informative video from Planned Parenthood:

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What Major Decisions Lie Ahead For The Supreme Court in 2014?

By: Katelyn Polantz President Barack Obama and members of Congress aren’t the only government leaders hitting pause on Washington during the holidays. The Supreme Court takes a break from work, too, for almost a full month until mid-January. But as… Continue reading

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Victory In Texas: Extreme Abortion Law Unconstitutional

An extreme anti-abortion law that was passed in a special session of the Texas Legislature in July has now (legally) been deemed unconstitutional – well, at least part of it has been. Women everywhere (and men with a brain in … Continue reading

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Today’s Stupid Conservative Quotes

That old bigot Pat Robertson thinks Christians should not use the “like” button on Facebook pages that include content the Bible condemns (that would include the majority of FB sites). And then he went on to bash the lgbt community: … Continue reading

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Supreme Court: ‘Reasonable’ To Collect DNA Upon Arrest

On Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled that police could take DNA samples routinely from people who have been arrested – even if they have not yet been convicted of a crime.  The police are then free to see if … Continue reading

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Quotes From the Far-Right on Marriage Equality

With both Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act before the Supreme Court this week, the far-right has gone into lunatic commando mode. Here are some of the latest quotes from the far-right’s biggest zealots: Gary Bauer, President of … Continue reading

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Gerrymandering, Jury-Rigging and Judicial Rewriting Are the Wave of the Future, Conservative Soldiers!

Greetings and salutations, fellow captains of industry and our Republican lapdogs!  I’m wiring you this electronic mail-o-gram from the deck of my mega-yacht Duchess’ Bounty.  What wizardry is this, you may ask, that such a feat is possible from the … Continue reading

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Up In Arms

“Their paranoid fear of a possible dystopic future prevents us from addressing our actual dystopic present. We can’t even begin to address 30,000 gun deaths that are actually in reality happening in this country every year because a few of … Continue reading

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The Sophistry Of Scalia

Anthony Scalia believes that legislative bodies can ban what they believe is immoral.  Ipso Facto, since everyone believes murder is immoral the laws against murder are like laws against homosexuality which many also consider to be immoral. “If we cannot … Continue reading

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It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.’” –John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general … Continue reading

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The GOP Needs to Move Further Right and Suppress the Vote Better: A Modest Proposal

It would appear that many of these “voters” gathered the wrong message from our pitch.  As he poured my wine, Reginald observed that Romney, old boy, convinced the commoners he’d had such an illustrious career in the private sector that … Continue reading

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Live-Blogging The Warren/Brown Debate

Tonight, I’m live-blogging the Massachusetts Senate debate between GOP Senator Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren.  This is one of the closest-fought races in the country, and a very clear choice. And we’re out of the gate.  First question … Continue reading

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