Category Archives: Supreme Court

Buffer Zone

Artist – Jen Sorensen In other news, American companies added 285,000 jobs during the month of June according to the ADP Research Institute. Meanwhile, Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson says Governor Rick Perry has become a “West Coast metrosexual” because … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Supreme Court and Fox News Channel: Partners in Stupid

The Supreme Court decision in Burwell v Hobby Lobby Stores continues to confound me. It’s difficult to get beyond the basic dumbness of the conservative justices who utterly failed to recognize that the Affordable Care Act absolutely does not mandate … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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While Ruling Against Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, the Supreme Court Quietly Maintains Its Own Buffer Zone

As The Daily Banter‘s Michael Luciano reported earlier today, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision Thursday on a Massachusetts case involving the constitutionality of protest buffer zones around abortion clinics. Simply put, clinics and municipalities can no longer create … Continue reading
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Frivolous

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, the Army says they have no evidence that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl engaged in misconduct during the time he spent in enemy captivity. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court ruled today that stalking and terrorizing women … Continue reading
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SCOTUS: Straw Purchases of Guns Are Illegal

In a rare win for gun control advocates and people who aren’t insane, the Supreme Court ruled today that purchasing a gun for someone else is illegal even if the person who ultimately receives the weapon can legally obtain it … Continue reading
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A Thing of the Past

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, the Department of Education has released the names of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases. Meanwhile, the city of Seattle, Washington has announced that it will … Continue reading
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First Firearm Church

Artist – Chan Lowe In other news, the Supreme Court ruled today that the Environmental Protection Agency has a right to regulate pollution that crosses from one state into another. Not surprisingly, suspected lizard-people Thomas and Scalia were the two … Continue reading
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Blind Justice

Artist – John Cole In other news, the entire state of California is now under drought conditions according to the US Drought Monitor. Meanwhile, RNC communications director Sean Spicer is very upset that Cliven Bundy has been associated with the … Continue reading
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Level Playing Field

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Missouri Republicans are pushing a tax cut bill that would cut the state’s revenue by nearly 60 percent or by $4.8 billion annually according to Governor Jay Nixon. Not coincidentally, state Republicans are … Continue reading
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Nobody Could Have Predicted

Less than a day after the Supreme Court ruled that states have a right to ban affirmative action, Republicans in Wisconsin announced plans to do just that. “People do not realize — the average person does not realize — how … Continue reading
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Train Wreck

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, Mitt Romney has reportedly donated $10,000 to former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s legal defense fund for reasons I can’t even imagine. Meanwhile, Chief Justice John Roberts has a sad. Reverse racism is The … Continue reading
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The Supreme Court Reminds Us Racism is Over

Just kidding. Racism won’t be over until the secret Muslim in the White House stops oppressing the white man, amirite? The Supreme Court ruled today that states have a right to end their affirmative action programs. The justices said in … Continue reading
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Supreme Court Rejects Rick Scott’s Drug Testing Appeal

Good news, the Supreme Court has hammered the final nail in Florida Governor Rick Scott’s drug random testing program for state employees. The decision leaves in place a May 2013 appeals court ruling against Scott’s executive order making consent to … Continue reading
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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Multiple Cases Including Birther Larry Klayman’s

Proponents of the Jim Crow for Gays bill Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed last month (the bill her office helped draft) pointed toward a case in New Mexico where the state supreme court ruled that a photography company violated the … Continue reading
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Free Speech

Artist — Nate Beeler In other goings on, President Obama is set to sign executive orders supporting equal pay for women: Both executive orders mirror provisions of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which Congress has twice failed to pass. One would … Continue reading
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Justice Kennedy Gives Hobby Lobby’s Anti-Contraception Case a Big, Fat, Crazy Gift

The Supreme Court heard arguments in the dual Obamacare contraceptive cases, Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius yesterday, and the upshot is that prospects are looking rather grim for the government’s case. As … Continue reading
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Clarence Thomas Still Wasting Space

Jeffrey Toobin checks in with the progress Justice Clarence Thomas is making in his lifetime appointed position of ‘checked-out’ mute to the most important court in the world, and discovers nothing has changed in the past eight years. As of … Continue reading
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Dysfunctional Web Site

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case from Oklahoma on the ban on RU-486, a medication abortion, meaning the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s decision to strike the ban will be upheld. When … Continue reading
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Supreme Court Says No to Cuccinelli’s Big Bedroom Government

Bad news for Ken Cuccinelli. Good news for people who would like to keep Big Government out of their bedrooms. via ThinkProgress The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it would not hear Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II’s (R) … Continue reading
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Here’s a Great Idea

Let’s alienate young members of the party by kicking them out because they agree with the Supreme Court. Alabama College Republicans Chairwoman Stephanie Petelos posted a positive reaction to the Supreme Court’s striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act … Continue reading
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