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November 16th, 2018 - 12:55 pm § in Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Revisiting abortion on FACEBOOK

Avi Ibrahim Balser, a dear Facebook friend, and I have been debating the 1973 Roe vs Wade decision on abortion.  Avi says he stands by Byron White’s opposition opinion.  Avi may be surprised that I agree with Justice White that the decision was  certainly not in the intent of the authors of[...]

October 9th, 2018 - 1:28 am § in Donald Trump

The issues with Kavanaugh are not over. 

Without resolution of the issues that were muddied by the fight over the escapades of his youth, Brett Kavanaugh’s decisions on SCOTUS will be tainted for as long as he is on the court There is enough evidence now that we know (or at least I know) that Brett Kavanaugh was a despicable young ma[...]

September 19th, 2018 - 10:56 am § in Donald Trump

BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Ford has witnesses!

While Brett Kavanagugh’s high school buddy initially supported the Mr. Kavanagh, Mark Judge now is refusing to testify under oath that the episode did not happen.   Meanwhile,  Gabriel Sherman of Vanity Fair: reports that two sources told her that the White House has heard rumors that For[...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 12:35 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

SCOTUS TO RULE ON GERRYMANDERING

The hand-to-hand political combat in House elections last two weeks in Georgia and Kansas had the feel of the first rounds of an epic battle next year for control of the House of Representatives and the direction of national politics as the Trump presidency unfolds. But for all the zeal on the groun[...]

November 3rd, 2016 - 12:07 pm § in Misc.

‘NIGHTMARE’ _ SUPREME COURT TYING 4-4 ON ELECTION DISPUTE

WASHINGTON (AP) – What happens if America wakes up on Nov. 9 to another undecided, hotly disputed presidential election? What if the outcome turns on the razor-thin margin in one or two states, one candidate seeking a recount, the other going to court? We know what happened in 2000, when the S[...]

October 21st, 2016 - 7:24 am § in Misc.

After Trump: SCOTUS

I suspect that the GOP will fnd its senses and confirm Justice Merrick Garland.  The Democrats will grudgingly go on, knowing that President Clinton will have at least two appointments in her first term. Garland will change the court but in ways that are not at all like the fevered claims of The D[...]

June 27th, 2016 - 9:25 am § in Misc.

” Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers laws like H. B. 2 that “do little or nothing for health, but rather strew impediments to abortion,” Planned Parenthood of Wis., 806 F. 3d, at 921, cannot survive judicial inspection.”

 concurring SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES No. 15–274 WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH, ET AL., PETITIONERS v. JOHN HELLERSTEDT, COMMISSIONER, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES, ET AL. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT [June 27, 2016] JUSTICE GINS[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 1:20 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: SCOTUS Overturns One Person One Vote

Back when the Constitution was written, only the Southern states had large numbers of slaves. Counting salves as part of the population would greatly increase the South’s political power.  The Southern states  argued in favor of counting slaves. Northern states disagreed. The delegates compromi[...]

March 7th, 2016 - 9:23 am § in Misc., Repugnants

The Truth About Scalia

Scalia was an intellectual phony: Can we please stop calling him a brilliant jurist? No one wants to disrespect the dead. But we disrespect the truth to hail his legal mind and phony, grand principles SALON.COM|BY PAUL CAMPOS[...]