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GOP leaders have said insuring all Americans should not be the nation'€™s objective. Instead, the Republican goal is guaranteeing Americans retain the freedom to forgo health insurance. One ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 06:18 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
After The United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, Facebook, Twitter and thousands of websites across the Internet were overwhelmed with comments. Many of those ...
by fidlerten
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 08:43 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Back in January of 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court turned back many years of precedent as far as campaign financing in a highly controversial ruling labeled “Citizens United vs. FEC”. The ruling in ...
by fidlerten
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 09:08 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Guess who could be nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court if Willard Mitt Romney becomes the 45th president of the United States of America? How's about fellow lifelong Mormon Jay Scott Bybee , age 58,
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 10:26 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The AP just reported five minutes ago that 22 states and the District of Columbia have joined Montana's challenge to Citizens United. 22 States and DC Join Montana's Challenge to Citizens United ...
by Hoomai29
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun May 20, 2012 at 06:10 PM PDT with 215 Recommends
Comedian Lily Tomlin’s character Ernestine was the face of smug and uncaring Bell Telephone. Today, she’d be the mug of cocky and cold-hearted health insurers. Back in the days of “Laugh In,”
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 06:14 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
The wealthy are nostalgic for the power they enjoyed when most states limited voting to landed gentry. Republicans are helping them return America to those plutocratic days by passing voter ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 05:59 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Health Care Reform at the Supreme Court, Day Three By Sergio Muñoz, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Policy Project, NCLR Before day two and day three of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) hearings, the ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
By Kara D. Ryan, Senior Research Analyst, Health Policy Project Every day is a fantastic day to be a health equity advocate, but Tuesday was especially meaningful for me. I was lucky enough to be ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 09:34 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
As a resident of Alabama, I long have been appalled by the prosecution of Don Siegelman, our former Democratic governor. I've been disgusted that the Obama administration has pretty much refused to ...
by murphymom
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 11:06 AM PST with 11 Recommends
News is just coming to light of the passing of John G Lawrence this past Nov. 20. He was just 68, his death was from complications of a heart ailment. His partner, Jose Garcia, apparently posted a ...
by Dave in AZ
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM PST with 9 Recommends
World Vision , employer of 40,000 people world wide, and 1200 in their headquarters near Seattle, won a suit ...
by Sarge in Seattle
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 11:56 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A big development in Troy Davis story, one that is being watched with suspence and trepidation all around the world.
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 04:53 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Despite recent corporatist, rightwing—if not downright Orwellian--decisions by the Roberts’ Court over the past couple of years, as we learn via Yves’ analysis, below, this latest development [
by bobswern
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Aug 18, 2011 at 09:13 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Be still my heart! Will the wondrous glory of Exxon/Mobil never cease? Massive oil spills? Torture too? Oh how the bestiality-loving catholic -- in the universally- and utterly-united sense -- ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 10, 2011 at 08:54 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer Mounting evidence indicates Justice Clarence Thomas is so ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 09:34 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
In a continuing pattern of naked corruption by the U.S. Supreme Court, it has issued a ruling today that revokes class action status for the gender discrimination suit against WalMart for its ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jun 20, 2011 at 02:11 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I’m no fan of the Patriot Act, but there is one small section of it that even I assumed would be non-controversial; the prohibition of material support for terrorism. Of course this does raise ...
by Skitters
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 01:44 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas should be disbarred for ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 241 comments on Wed Mar 02, 2011 at 09:19 AM PST with 685 Recommends
Breaking news from The New York Times... Read the entire article here. I'll give you my take in simple form.
by Julie Gulden
Comment Count 246 comments on Mon Feb 14, 2011 at 08:34 PM PST with 508 Recommends