Monday, June 22, 2015

Courts, Democrats, and Pile Driving

The Humanity              

Reading Tea Leaves on the 2015 Supreme Court Term

The political world will increasingly be watching the Supreme Court over the next two weeks, as the eleven cases left on the Court’s docket for its 2014 Term include a number of blockbusters. The Court, in the words of Justice Jackson, is not final because it is infallible; it is infallible because it is final. Nothing can stop the Court from doing whatever it wants. That said ....

Red-light camera company CEO confesses to bribing Ohio Democrats

"A former chief executive officer of the red-light camera company Redflex has pleaded guilty to bribing Columbus elected officials – including Council President Andrew Ginther – through the Ohio Democratic Party to install the cameras and keep them operating in the city."

Supreme Court Strikes Blow for Religious Freedom

The last several months have not been kind to our country’s long cherished religious freedom, but the Supreme Court just unanimously handed down a victory for those of us who still value it. In their ruling for the case of Reed v. the Town of Gilbert, Arizona, the court ruled, essentially, that the government cannot pick which forms of speech it wants to protect more than others, and furthermore ....

Erick Erickson  is unaware that he channels me. I'm not about to tell him.


Anonymous said...

It appears that the only correct response to Reed v the Town of Gilbert (i.e., the case about the signs) is for Satanists to erect their own? That's essentially what's happened when Christian groups have sued for the right to hand out bibles and other literature. Other non-Christian groups have joined in.

In other words, be careful what you ask for because you just might get it?


Anonymous said...

Remember, "Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosie".

leelu said...

Anon: That's not a bug, it's a feature.

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