Tag Archives: Supreme Court

A BS Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh

The Brett Kavanaugh hearing is one of the most interesting news items of the last decade. It touches on so many issues, involving sexual assault, male culture, how seriously we should take one allegation, media bias, etc. On the Kavanaugh … Continue reading

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Both Sides and the Supreme Court

Donald Trump has made his second nomination for the Supreme Court, and some Democrats are pissed, with a push to increase the court to eleven the next time they have the White House and the Senate (They don’t seem to … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up August 13 2013 Edition

David Fredosso of the Washington Examiner considers the costs of increasing wages for fast-food workers. Andrew Cohen of the Atlantic declares Oliver Wendell Holmes’s comments in favor of the freedom of speech the most powerful dissent in Supreme Court history. … Continue reading

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Last Weekend of July Round-Up

Charlie Savage of the New York Times considers John Roberts’s appointments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. In making assignments to the court, Chief Justice Roberts, more than his predecessors, has chosen judges with conservative and executive branch backgrounds that … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up June 28 2013

Eric Posner considers the personalities of the Supreme Court justices, focusing primarily on the conservatives. * Scalia is the only justice who can be a pleasure to read. I like anyone who uses the word “argle-bargle” in an opinion. “Legalistic … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up June 26 Edition

Interesting day for politics, with a new big Supreme Court discussion, discussion about yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, and a filibuster against controversial legislation in the Texas State Senate, all as the Congress prepares to seriously address immigration reform for the … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up June 25 2013 Edition

Today’s round-up of interesting links mostly has to do with politics. Anthony Weiner has a slight lead in the New York City Democratic mayoral primary, thanks to a combination of a flawed frontrunner, weak challengers and his own impressive political … Continue reading

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