Louise Jackson

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5 cases to watch as Supreme Court term begins

Judges may take up cases on abortion and immigration.<p>After a year in which liberals scored impressive, high-profile Supreme Court victories, conservatives could be in line for wins on some of this term's most contentious issues, as the justices consider cases that could gut public sector labor …

Obama Administration

Fox News Host’s Warning: Defiant Kentucky Clerk Is Setting ‘Dangerous Precedent’

Fox News host Andrea Tantaros believes that defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis “doesn’t have a legal leg to stand on” and that she’s setting a “dangerous precedent” with her refusal to grant gay marriage licenses.<p>“The problem is she’s essential rewriting the laws of that county by not issuing …

Kentucky

The single dumbest Kim Davis meme still making the rounds

Conservatives have convinced themselves the Rowan County clerk is the second coming of Rosa Parks. Yeah, not quite<p>In a mission to cast Kim Davis—the Kentucky clerk who has been temporarily jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses—as a martyred culture warrior, conservatives are …

The myth behind America’s deficit

The dog days of August have given way to something much worse. Congress returned to session this week, and the rest of the year promises to be …

Congress Can Rein In the Supreme Court's Ideologues If It Uses Its Authority

Who would have thought that "The Donald" - the leading candidate for the GOP Presidential nomination - would on two occasions bring up the issue of buying off members of Congress with donations? The first time was during the first GOP debate in early August in front of a national TV audience of …

Rand Paul: Sanders Has To Defend "Violence Of Socialism" Like That Of Stalin

"Ultimately, if people are serious about considering Bernie Sanders, they’re gonna have to understand that he’ll have to defend the violence of socialism.”<p>Rand Paul said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders will "have to defend the violence of socialism" like that of Soviet Union leader Joseph …

Middle-class

10 Movies I Want My Daughter to See Before She Starts Dating

I'm lucky. My daughter is still young. Right now boys are just friends with whom you arrange playdates, not real dates. Her future plans involve having 100 children whom I will babysit while she goes to work as a teacher/astronaut/fashion designer/Mommy. The romantic lead in this scenario is an …

'You've ruined your career' critics tell lawyer in LinkedIn sexism row

Human rights lawyer Charlotte Proudman hits back at internet trolls after she publicly shamed solicitor Alexander Carter-Silk for calling her LinkedIn picture "stunning"<p>A barrister who named and shamed a lawyer twice her age after he complimented her on her “stunning LinkedIn picture” has hit back …

Meet The Man Who'll Issue Gay Marriage Licenses Even If Kim Davis Tells Him Not To

Brian Mason says Davis's views will have no impact on his decision.<p>Even though she's been released from jail, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis said her opposition to issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples remains firm.<p>Fortunately, the same can't be said for her deputy clerk at Rowan County. Brian …

LGBTQI

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Pope Francis, Inequality and Abortion

Women are unlikely to ask priests to forgive us for having an abortion. But we should welcome a conversation with Pope Francis about providing relief from the damage Catholics and others suffer as a result the Church's obstinately backwards position of recent decades.<p>Stigmatizing abortion is a …

Feminism

20 Useful Android and iOS Apps that are ready for Download

20 Useful Android and iOS Apps that are ready for DownloadIt doesn’t matter what you’re doing though, because any way you spin it we get the day off …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.<p>writer

National Parks