U.S. Supreme Court

The 3 Upcoming Supreme Court Cases That Could Change the Country

If there’s one thing everyone can agree on about the Supreme Court, it’s that the current term is a blockbuster. The top court is back to a full …

Leadership

Trump's judicial picks: 'The goal is to end the progressive state'

Donald Trump is radically reshaping the same federal courts that have, to date, been the biggest bulwark against his agenda<p>Donald Trump has sustained more than his fair share of political losses during the first 10 months of his presidency, mostly at the hands of the federal courts.<p>It was the …

News (U.S.)

Anita Hill: Joe Biden's Apology Is 'Not Enough'

"He said, 'I am sorry if she felt she didn’t get a fair hearing.' That’s sort of an 'I’m sorry if you were offended.'"<p>Anita Hill said former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent apology for his handling of her 1991 Senate testimony against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas is “not enough” to …

News (U.S.)

Sen. Cotton: Here’s How to End Democrats’ Obstruction of Trump’s Nominees

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., says that Democrats have forced the Senate into 47 cloture votes this year alone on President Donald Trump’s judicial …

Conservative View

Democrats face hot-potato politics of sexual predation, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been quick to support the women who have publicly accused powerful men of preying on them sexually.<p>But the party is in something of a predicament because it is facing allegations about two of its own in Congress: Michigan Rep. John Conyers and Minnesota Sen. Al …

U.S. Politics

Mystery Donor Gave $28 Million to Help Get Gorsuch on Supreme Court

Tax records revealed in a new report showed that a Virginia-based non-profit organization gave millions to a group that took out ads urging GOP …

Neil Gorsuch

Sexual-harassment scandals imperil Democrats more than Republicans

WHEN asked how he went broke, Mike Campbell, a drunken lout in Ernest Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises”, replies, “Two ways...Gradually and then …

Economics

The ‘lawyer dog’ Louisiana Supreme Court justice has also made controversial comments on talk radio

The Louisiana Supreme Court received some national ridicule last month for what has now become known as the “lawyer dog” case. In that case, during questioning from police, a suspect replied, “If y’all think I did it, I know that I didn’t do it so why don’t you just give me a lawyer dog ’cause this …

Judiciary

Joe Biden Made a Locker Room Promise to Make Sure Anita Hill’s Testimony was ‘Very Quick’

<b>Joe Biden</b> made a promise in the Senate men’s gym to keep <b>Anita Hill</b>‘s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee “very quick,” according to …

Joe Biden

Trump really is restoring the constitutional order with his court picks

As the political world obsesses over the latest sexual-harassment scandals and policy wonks scrutinize the latest tax-reform proposal, the Trump …

Chuck Grassley

Storm of sexual harassment claims engulfs Capitol Hill

They’re all-consuming.<p>Certain scandals devour the news. Especially those that engulf Capitol Hill.<p>We’re practically at an epidermal-absorption level now when it comes to Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., and reports by female members and aides about sexual harassment in the …

U.S. Politics

Could a New Jersey case at the Supreme Court mean sports gambling for Texas?

WASHINGTON — A case before the U.S. Supreme Court next month could overturn the federal law that bans sports gambling in most states, a ruling that …

Judiciary

Award reversed for Connecticut inmate who challenged confinement

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court threw out a $62,650 award that Connecticut had been ordered to pay a former inmate who said the state unconstitutionally kept him in segregation for 23 hours a day for nearly a year, though he was only a pretrial detainee.<p>By a 2-1 vote on …

News (U.S.)

The Culture Is Changing, With Feminist Cheese

Last year Erin Bligh, the proprietor of Dancing Goats Dairy in Newbury, Mass., planned to introduce a new cheese — hard, with spicy peppers — called Madam President, in what she assumed would be a fromage homage to a historic election.<p>Then came the unexpected result: hard cheese indeed, in the …

Food & Dining

Will Cyntoia Brown go free? Teen given life sentence in killing could be illegal

The life sentence Cyntoia Brown is serving behind bars has created a firestorm of support on social media from celebrities and activists.<p>But even …

Crime

Neil Gorsuch’s First Chance to Undermine the Administrative State

A sleeper case could rein in the SEC.<p>When Neil Gorsuch was nominated to the Supreme Court, pundits focused on two aspects of his judicial record: his …

Conservative View

Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling is legal in only three states, but it soon could get a big boost from the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>Some gambling industry officials, regulators and analysts think that a favorable ruling by the high court in New Jersey's case next month seeking to legalize …

News (U.S.)

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Bacon art<p>$400<p>Toronto artist Erin Rothstein creates photorealistic paintings of McDonald's fries, roasted marshmallows and glistening bacon strips. …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Murkowski's Support For Repealing Individual Mandate Moves Senate Tax Bill Closer To Passing

Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska penned an op-ed for the Daily News-Miner declaring her support for repealing the individual mandate in the …

ObamaCare

Justice Scalia, Judge Moore, the Constitution, and "Originalism"

- Advertisement -<p>With the publication of a collection of his speeches , the late, unlamented (from the Left at any rate) Supreme Court Justice …

Liberal View

Antitrust Chief Jumps Into His Job -- WSJ

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (November 22, 2017).<p>WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department's new antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, needed just seven weeks to land himself in …

Randall Stephenson

From glowing orbs to putting ‘America first’ with world leaders: Here are the most memorable photos from Trump’s wild first year in office

• <b>There have been many ups and downs since President Donald Trump took office in 2016.</b>• <b><br>Here are the most memorable moments and milestones from his first</b> …

HBCUs

How Our Broken Justice System Led to a Sexual Harassment Crisis

Amidst the latest wave of sexual harassment allegations, you might conclude, with some relief, that predators are finally being held accountable for …

Liberal View

Let's re-examine men like Bill Clinton and Clarence Thomas over sexual harassment

The rogue's gallery of famous men accused of sexual misconduct keeps getting bigger and bigger. But as contemporary names are added to the list, some …

Robert E. Lee

Media can't back down from harassment coverage

Sexual harassment allegations are coming so fast and furious it is hard to keep up: Former CBS and PBS host Charlie Rose , Sen. Al Franken of …

Feminism

Exploring The Evolution Of Conservatism

Corey Robin, political science professor at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, looks back at the origins of conservatism in his new book <i>The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin</i>. Robin argues the movement grew out of a reaction against the French Revolution, …

Ayn Rand

Me Too!

From Mike Malloy Website<p>Sexual Harassment<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: Branigan Robertson) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Hi Truthseekers, …

Liberal View

Conservatives have a breathtaking plan for Trump to pack the courts

Conservatives have a new court-packing plan, and in the spirit of the holiday, it’s a turducken of a scheme: a regulatory rollback hidden inside a civil rights reversal stuffed into a Trumpification of the courts. If conservatives get their way, President Trump will add twice as many lifetime …

Opinion

Stop Relitigating Bill Clinton's Sex Life After Weinstein | Thomas Jefferson Street | US News

As more sexual harassment claims against powerful men come to light, a few pundits and a senator have said former President Bill Clinton should have …

Hillary Clinton

The Internet Had Already Lost Its Neutrality

Even while the FCC was more strictly regulating, a few powerful companies took control of what we see and don't.<p>When President Donald Trump’s critics have demanded to know what his supporters got in exchange for voting for the genital-grabber-in-chief, thus far those supporters have had only one …

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