Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: SCOTUS

Why Should You and I Have to Keep Paying Mitch McConnell’s...

We're paying this guy a salary of $174,000 a year, plus another $19,400 for his "service" as majority leader. It's insulting that he won't even go through the motions of doing his job.

The Supreme Court Wasn’t Designed For This Political Heat

The confrontation over selecting a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court shows how politicized our courts have become, exposing judicial decisions as political choices rather than legal ones.

All The Arguments Against Obama Nominating The Next Supreme Court Justice,...

Republicans have advanced a number of arguments to defend their position. None of them hold up to scrutiny.

Another GOP Senator Wavers, Says He’s Open To A Vote On...

Another GOP Senator breaks with McConnell's hard-line position. Senator Ron Johnson says he's open to a vote on President Obama’s nominee.

WATCH: John Oliver Blasts Republicans for Failing to do Their Job

John Oliver couldn't help tearing the GOP apart for their actions following Justice Scalia's death.

Obama Vows to Appoint Scalia’s Replacement Despite GOP Demands

President Obama has pledged to nominated a new SCOTUS justice, despite the GOP's demands and threats.

VIDEO: After Marriage Equality and Obamacare, Mixed Results from SCOTUS on...

While the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage and Obamacare were favorable amongst the public, their rulings dealing with abortion access, air pollution, executions and elections were not so desirable.

What Moved Marriage Equality from Taboo to Justice?

It's an inspiring story of our society's continuing struggle to evolve toward dignity and mutual respect. And on June 26, the Supreme Court helped evolve our country toward dignity and mutual respect as well as love.

Why We Must Fight Economic Apartheid in America

Last week’s Supreme Court’s decision on fair housing is an important starting place if we want to reverse the vicious cycle of economic apartheid in America. Let's put an end to this racial segregation.

VIDEO: Love Wins: After Decades of Struggle, Marriage Equality Now the...

A recent ruling by the Supreme Court finally puts an end to marriage equality bans. The historic decision requires all 50 states to now permit LGBTQ couples "the fundamental right to marry."

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.