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From RBG to Amy Coney Barrett Today, President Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to join the Supreme Court due to the vacancy created by Ruth Bader Ginsberg's passing. This is a knife wound in the gut to the left since they believe RBG should be replaced by a liberal. And that totally misrepresents what the Supreme Court is all about. Also, the left never would have applied that standard when RBG entered the vacancy created by Justice Byron White's retirement. Justice White was a dissenting voice in Roe versus Wade, for example. Nobody ever talks about that. I wonder why, I
The Colorado Civil Rights Commission is at it again. Unwilling to abide by the Supreme Court ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, the commission has issued another ruling targeting the same baker for essentially the same "crime" again -- the crime of having his own opinion. COLORADO IS GOING AFTER JACK PHILLIPS OF MASTERPIECE CAKESHOP AGAIN Darrell
Public Sector Union Blues This decision by the Supreme Court is far, far more important than it seems on the surface. Supreme Court deals big setback to labor unions From the article: The philosophical implications of this should be clear to anyone who is familiar with Rand's works. This is a good day for freedom. As Rand Paul put it: And the drift continues under President Trump from coerced action simply for living and working. He didn't have a direct hand in this decision, although he did appoint Justice Gorsuch... Michael
I'm the sort of person who approaches politics from a legal perspective. The Constitution is a swell document and the Bill of Rights is an icon of America. Most people are surprised to learn that the Bill of Rights originally applied only to the federal government. Now, I usually get into tussles with some conservatives over the role of the Supreme Court. My largest problem that I have with these particular ones is over the incorporation doctrine. When the subject comes up I often get bizarre remarks about it being a usurpation of "the people" (hello, Jean-Jacques Rousseau), the separation of