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by Major Danby
Comment Count 526 comments on Wed Oct 18, 2006 at 06:10 PM PDT with 752 Recommends
For all of us who are (ahem) less than satisfied with the vigor of the US Federal Government's prosecution and enforcement of banking laws against large financial institutions, the US Supreme Court ...
by Night Owl
Comment Count 227 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 02:03 PM PDT with 591 Recommends
Well, it is finally official; Texas Gov. Rick Perry is running for President. I believe those of us here in Austin have a responsibility to tell the rest of the world about Rick Perry. He is unfit ...
by ProfessorDavid
Comment Count 153 comments on Sat Aug 13, 2011 at 09:53 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
All lawyers remember the law school exam questions that involve the appearance of a client with a myriad of legal problems that you, as the attorney for the client, are supposed to be able to advise ...
by Armando
Comment Count 147 comments on Sun Feb 20, 2011 at 09:43 AM PST with 162 Recommends
The "Bundy Standoff" (diaried by Nachtwulf and Kuparak and many more), centers around right-wing hysteria over the rightfulness of federal ownership of land in Nevada. But it's hard to find the ...
by IpredictAriot
Comment Count 111 comments on Sat Apr 12, 2014 at 04:32 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
Just another day in the midwest. The state of Kansas has launched a new salvo aimed at the feds, saying that the federal government is of the mistaken belief we are not, in fact, a confederacy and ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 122 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 03:21 PM PDT with 122 Recommends
Will the Supreme Court send us back in time? Starting Monday, March 26, the Supreme Court will be hearing arguments on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PDF), ...
by Armando
Comment Count 249 comments on Sun Mar 25, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 94 Recommends
What do you know about States' rights? Did you know ALEC has proposed a resolution in support of States' rights? Where does the concept come from? What does it mean exactly? "States' rights" is ...
by FeltzNook
Comment Count 104 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 10:36 AM PST with 89 Recommends
... and NO, it's not this kind of "Modeling" ... ... It's really much more like ...
by jamess
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 05:10 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
One of the unexplored issues (at least in my internet travels) regarding the importance of public sector unions is the issue of whether federal labor laws can be applied to States and their ...
by Armando
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Feb 21, 2011 at 09:15 AM PST with 63 Recommends
by Armando
Comment Count 83 comments on Sun Oct 23, 2011 at 06:00 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Few battle cries rally Republicans more than the demand for "states' rights." But for today's Party of Lincoln , that ideological bludgeon once used to deny millions of Americans their freedom for ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 05:36 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
by Pericles
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Apr 27, 2006 at 01:09 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Originally posted at Talk to Action. In the last several posts we have examined an element of the Catholic Right  comprised of neo-Confederate apologists who openly advocate both the state ...
by Frank Cocozzelli
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 03:01 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
The House has introduced a bill to protect people who grow and use marijuana in states which have ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jun 24, 2011 at 06:40 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Pat Bagley via politicalcartoons.com So, let's talk about women's health and health care today. It's a great topic, and doesn't get enough coverage (and only children's health means more to me, ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 06:00 AM PST with 41 Recommends
Will Kennedy extend Calhounism by striking down DOMA? In a recent piece, Linda Greenhouse sounds a warning alarm regarding the downside of the possible use ...
by Armando
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
I’ll be brief. Many republicans, including a good number in Congress, are quick to point out how the federal government is “overreaching” when it comes to something that they ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed Jul 22, 2009 at 11:14 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Originally posted at Talk to Action. The emerging influence of Thomas J. Woods and other neo-Confederate ideologues within the Catholic Right was the focus of the first post in this series. They ...
by Frank Cocozzelli
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 04:46 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
In an unanimous opinion today,
by Adam B
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 11:11 AM PDT with 36 Recommends