Yes, There Will Be Consequences
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AFTER OUTRAGEOUS RNC STUNT=> Lyin’ Ted Refused Entry into Adelson’s Party – Booed in RNC Hallways After his disgraceful stunt RNC attendees booed Lyin’ Ted in the hallway.Sheldon Adelson turned him away. On the donor suite level, people approached Cruz … Continue reading

SCOTUS Commie Harridan Backtracks
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GINSBURG REGRETS “ILL-ADVISED” CRITICISM OF TRUMP WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Thursday for “ill-advised” public criticism of Donald Trump, promising to be more discreet in the future. The leader of the court’s liberal wing sought … Continue reading

Not A Split, A Crackup
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U.S. Supreme Court poised to issue major abortion ruling The court is evenly divided between liberals and conservatives following the February death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia. The court could split 4-4, which would leave in place a lower court’s … Continue reading

Ninth Circus Strikes Down “Bear Arms” Portion of Second Amendment
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9th Circuit: Americans Have No Right To Concealed Carry A Gun Outside Home – Breitbart The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is ruling in favor of California’s “good cause” requirement, saying the Second Amendment does not … Continue reading

Is Jim Geraghty a Chump Or a Kook? I Vote For Both
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NRO kook Jim Geraghty earlier today: Donald Trump & Supreme Court: Nominee Shortlist Still Missing | National Review Back on March 21, Donald Trump, sensing there was some conservative anxiety about whom he would nominate to the Supreme Court, promise … Continue reading

Reid: Garland Merrick Is Over
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Harry Reid throws in the towel on Garland confirmation before November « Hot Air Not that I expect the liberal army in political media to stop flogging this dead horse the election is over, but the actual fight in Congress … Continue reading

No, Virginia, The End of the SCOTUS World Is Not Nigh
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8 person SCOTUS hits first 4-4 tie. World fails to end « Hot Air The idea of there being eight votes instead of nine on the Supreme Court is nothing new and it happens more often than just when a … Continue reading

Worth Thinking About
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Glenn Reynolds: Supreme Court picks need diversity, compromise So I have a proposal: I propose that the Senate put together its own list of candidates for each future Supreme Court vacancy and forward that list to the president. This list would constitute … Continue reading

Send In Some Clowns – Fast!
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » BUT OF COURSE: Four Out of Five of Obama’s Supreme Court Finalists Are Obama Donors. And, equally of course, all are willing to play the role of useful political tools should Obama name any of … Continue reading

The Futility of Futile Futility
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Loretta Lynch to Obama: Don’t consider me for SCOTUS « Hot Air If the interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier after Super Tuesday wasn’t a good enough hint, then Attorney General Loretta Lynch made it official last night: she doesn’t want … Continue reading

Still Think a GOP Senate Will Protect You From the Next Obama Commie Nominee?
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Mark Kirk: Supreme Court Fight Should Put “Constitution” before “Party” “I recognize the right of the President, be it Republican or Democrat, to place before the Senate a nominee for the Supreme Court and I fully expect and look forward … Continue reading

Trump Might Do Better Than Reagan – Although That Wouldn’t Be Tremendously Difficult – UPDATED
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Sandra Day O’Connor: ‘We Need Somebody There Now’ To Replace Antonin Scalia – Breitbart Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor says President Obama should quickly nominate a new justice to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who was found dead last … Continue reading

This Is…Worrisome…
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One of my biggest gripes with the purecon conservative mindset is its absolute conviction that, one way or another, most Americans agree with it. And, of course, an article of faith among such would be that most Americans would believe … Continue reading

Yes, Virginia, We May Be So Boned
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » COULD OBAMA MAKE A RECESS APPOINTMENT TO REPLACE SCALIA?: The answer appears to be “yes,” because (o… Unfortunately for the GOP Senate, however, the GOP House agreed to S. Con. Res. 31 on February 12 … Continue reading

Glenn Reynolds on Antonin Scalia
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Antonin Scalia left us wisdom in dissent: Glenn Reynolds  As Josh Blackman notes, only once in the 20th Century was a Supreme Court justice nominated by a president of one party confirmed by a senate of the other party in an … Continue reading

Black Robed Swan
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People are getting ruffled feathers over commentators going directly to the political and legal consequences of Antonin Scalia’s death, without first acknowledging that the man has died. Well, Razorbacker has already made that acknowledgment here, and I do so as … Continue reading

He’s Probably Right
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Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Predicts Amnesty Victory at Supreme Court – Breitbart Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) predicts that the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the Obama administration’s executive amnesty programs. “We expected the Supreme Court to take up the … Continue reading

As Long as John Roberts Doesn’t Stab Us In the Back (Again) This Could Be a Lot of Fun
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Union Dues Blues by Steven Malanga, City Journal January 13, 2016 Friedrichs represents perhaps the biggest threat government unions have faced in decades—and not merely because some workers object to the unions’ increasingly left-leaning politics. The larger problem that unions … Continue reading

SCOTUS To Unlock Public Unions’ Stranglehold On Political Financing for the Democrat Party?
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Supreme Court appears skeptical of union fees — a potentially major loss for labor groups – LA Times The Supreme Court sounded ready Monday to deal a severe blow to public employee unions by striking down laws that require all … Continue reading

Opportunity
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The average age of the Supreme Court is close to a record high – The Washington Post I figure Trump will have a great shot at replacing four of them – including two of the hard lefties, thus changing the … Continue reading

The Supreme Gun Grabbers In America Today….
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Connecticut Supreme Court rules confiscation of firearms legal and constitutional – Coach is Right But there was some good news for Connecticut liberals this year when the state Supreme Court upheld the 1993 ban on “Assault Weapons.” In the unanimous … Continue reading

Another Major Defeat For Civil Rights at The Supreme Court Today
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SCOTUS Rejects Challenge to Illinois City Assault Weapons Ban | PJ Media On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to an “assault weapons” ban in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park. The ban includes “assault weapons” and rifles with … Continue reading

That NYT Gun Ban Editorial, Miller, Heller, the Second Amendment, and the Supreme Court
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WaPo: NYT Hurting Gun Control by Calling for Confiscation According to the NYT, it is “time to end the gun epidemic in America.” And part of doing this means outlawing and confiscating “weapons of war.” Here’s how The New York … Continue reading

The Crippled Second Amendment
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Bloomberg Gun Grabbers to Present ‘Proposal’ to White House Today | PJ Tatler It turns out that according to Everytown, it doesn’t matter what the point is — they just want more laws. “If the threshold for being a ‘good’ … Continue reading

Yeah, We’ve Noticed
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The Captain’s Journal » Notes From HPS Let’s forget the issue of how or why the statute was broken (or in other words, the issue of “recklessness”).  This is a trivial question compared the databank of second amendment rulings, and … Continue reading

Livestream the Supreme Court? Sure. Why Not?
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Lawmakers Want to Use ‘Very Strong Authority’ Over Supreme Court to Allow Filming | PJ Media A group of lawmakers want to use the power of Congress to put videocameras in the Supreme Court. The members of Congress argued that … Continue reading

Ramesh Ponnuru Endorses Obama Nuke Deal
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Supreme Court & Gay Marriage — Judicial Supremacy Isn’t Constitutional Supremacy | National Review Online And so the Lincoln administration did not attempt to undo the Supreme Court’s decision with regard to the parties in Dred Scott v. Sandford but … Continue reading

Sour Grapes from Erwin Chemerinsky
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Justice Scalia: Why he’s a bad influence – LA Times Chemerinsky is still pissed that Scalia got the SCOTUS nod that he never did.  And now never will.   … Continue reading

John Yoo: Well, I Don’t Really Mean They Should Ignore SCOTUS Whenever They Feel Like It
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Obergefell and Judicial Supremacy: It’s Not Over | National Review Online Another socon culture warrior steps in with bluster and bravado: Contrary to popular belief, Obergefell does not settle the question of gay marriage, because the Supreme Court cannot finally … Continue reading

Put The Justices on SCOTUScare. They Bought It, They Own It.
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House bill would force the Supreme Court to enroll in ObamaCare | TheHill A House Republican on Thursday proposed forcing the Supreme Court justices and their staff to enroll in ObamaCare. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) said that his SCOTUScare Act … Continue reading

SCOTUS: State Sponsored Racism Still a Great Notion!
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Supreme Court opinion in fair-housing case – Business Insider The Supreme Court just issued a major ruling that saved a key tool used to prevent housing discrimination in America. In a 5-4 decision on Thursday, the court ruled that a … Continue reading

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

Stop Depending on SCOTUS to Support the RKBA
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Video: Armed woman fights off five home invaders in Detroit « Hot Air The process of applying for a permit in NYC, though, is still onerous, even in a post-Heller legal landscape. That process will be challenged in court eventually. … Continue reading

SCOTUS On Verge Of Overturning Heller and McDonald?
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » DAMON ROOT: SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Major Gun Rights Case, Clarence Thomas Files Sharp Dissent…. I suspect that Kennedy has been regretting his votes in Heller and McDonald because he never really wanted an unfettered … Continue reading

You Can’t RTFM, Because There Isn’t a FM
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Supreme Court overturns conviction of rapper for Facebook threats | Ars Technica In dissent, Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas wrote that the majority’s opinion “is certain to cause confusion and serious problems.” “Attorneys and judges need to know which … Continue reading

SCOTUS: Voter ID Okay
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US Supreme Court upholds Wisconsin voter ID reform. | RedState Basically, the court declined to hear a further challenge to Wisconsin’s Voter ID law, thus allowing it to be finally implemented.  More here: and, let us be perfectly honest about … Continue reading

The Wobbly “Conservatives” of the Supreme Court
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King v. Burwell: How Will Supreme Court Fall on Obamacare Subsidies? | PJ Media As expected, the four liberal justices displayed support for the subsidy system that stands as the central issue in King v. Burwell, which ultimately could become … Continue reading

We’re Boned
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Swing vote on Supreme Court says striking down Obamacare subsidies could cause a ‘death spiral’ | Daily Mail Online U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy suggested on Wednesday that an argument for striking down the government subsidies at the heart … Continue reading

Grab John Roberts By the Balls, and His Heart, Mind, and Vote Will Follow
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Obamacare threatens to end John Roberts’s dream of a nonpartisan Supreme Court – The Washington Post It is a perception that, despite Roberts’s zealous labors, the court could soon reinforce, at least on the left. “A 5-to-4 decision invalidating the … Continue reading