Look Who’s Talking About Words Having No Meaning – Antonin “Raich” Scalia
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Scalia Blasts Obamacare Ruling: ‘Words Have No Meaning’ – Breitbart The dissent, by Justice Antonin Scalia, was blistering. “Words no longer have meaning if an Exchange that is not established by a State is ‘established by the State,’” he wrote. I’d take … Continue reading

Let It Burn – Starting With SCOTUS (Obamacare Is Here Again – This Time For Good)
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Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, rejecting a major challenge to the landmark law in a ruling that … Continue reading

If We Are Wrong, Stare Decisis Requires Us to Double Down On Wrong
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KIMBLE v. MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT, LLC | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute Held: Stare decisis requires this Court to adhere to Brulotte. Pp. 3–18. Can somebody please cite for me the section of the US Constitution which contains this “stare … Continue reading

Guy Yanks Head Out of Rear, Sticks It In Lion’s Mouth Instead
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Angry lawyer-inventor reads “Stupid Patent of the Month,” files first lawsuit vs. EFF | Ars Technica The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been involved in plenty of litigation, but until now, it’s always been the one filing suit—seeking to create change … Continue reading

Is America Dead?
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NYT editorial on the Mohammed cartoon event in Texas is exactly what you’d expect « Hot Air No, actually, not exactly what you’d expect. I would have given even odds that they’d not only dismiss Pam Geller’s event as “hate … Continue reading

We No Longer Have a Legal System. We Have a Legalized Extortion System.
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George Will | When everything is a crime Given the principle — which itself should be reconsidered — of prosecutorial immunity, we have a criminal justice system with too many opportunities for generating defendants, too few inhibitions on prosecutors, and … Continue reading

A Nation In Tyranny Turns You Into a Nation of Criminals – Because Criminals Are Easier to Control
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » MY USA TODAY COLUMN: You’re Probably Breaking The Law Right Now…. No “probably” about it. Like (0) … Continue reading

Holder: Let’s Have Even More Double Jeopardy Travesties
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Eric Holder: We Might Lower Bar for Civil Rights Prosecutions | The New Republic As his successor’s confirmation nears, Attorney General Eric Holder has been on a farewell tour—giving exit interviews, penning editorials, and preparing for his last day at … Continue reading

Back When the Constitution Actually Meant Something
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Marijuana is 114 times safer than alcohol A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports found that marijuana is, by far, the safest recreational drug. Researchers judged the risk of death associated with commonly used substances, including alcohol, marijuana, … Continue reading

Legal Is Not the Same Thing As Liberty
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Supreme Court denies terror defendant access to surveillance documents | Ars Technica While the appeals court in the Daoud case refused to release records relating to Daoud’s surveillance, the appellate court nevertheless said the surveillance was conducted lawfully. So was … Continue reading

Well, You Did Ask…
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Linda Greenhouse Schools the Supreme Court | National Review Online How did Greenhouse make such basic errors? Why did she make claims that were so blatantly false instead of simply arguing that the government’s arguments were more persuasive? Because she’s … Continue reading

We’e ICE: We Don’t Need No Steenking Constitution. We’ve Got Guns Instead.
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Homeland Security Totally Misunderstands Trademark Law; Seizes Perfectly Legal Sporting Goods Anyway | Techdirt If there’s no likelihood of confusion, then ICE isn’t supposed to be seizing it (and, yes, there is also dilution of trademark, but ICE isn’t supposed … Continue reading