Tag Archives: Clarence Thomas

Most Conservative Supreme Court Ever Is Too Liberal For Some

The backlash among right wing extremists and your run-of-the-mill Obama haters to today’s Supreme Court ruling that correctly interpreted the intent of the Affordable Care Act to validate federal health care exchange subsidies has been breathtaking to observe. The criticism … Continue reading

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Judicial Ethics Rules – Only Nine Judges in US Are Exempt

And just guess who they are. Every judge in the United States, including all state judges under individual state ethics’ rules, and all federal judges under the Code of Conduct for United States Judges must follow specifically delineated rules of … Continue reading

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The U.S. Constitution Again Prevails Against Another Arizona Assault

Why is it so hard for so many people to grasp the concept of the US Constitution? What if the citizens of a state passed, by a significantly large margin, an initiative that said that it was illegal for any … Continue reading

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Too Bad Judgeships Are Political Appointments and Not Based on Merit

Throughout the years that I practiced law (1974-2001), it never ceased to amaze me to see so many men and women sitting as judges who had no business being there. While most judges were intelligent people, there were some who … Continue reading

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The Proud Legacy of Senator Jim Jeffords

It was the “dramatic move to the right” that caused one of its most intelligent, courageous and principled members to bolt the republican party, creating a dramatic change in the country’s power structure. Upset with the vast scope of its … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby and Stupidity, as the Supreme Court Session Nears its End

As the 2014 session of the United States Supreme Court is about to come to a close, three things seem abundantly clear: The decision in the most important, far reaching case of the year, Burwell v Hobby Lobby, will not … Continue reading

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John Paul Stevens, Marijuana, and the Politics of the Supreme Court

As with the issue of gay rights, measurable public opinion has been changing and continues to change dramatically with regards to the legalization of marijuana. Polls this year in fact show for the first time ever that a majority of … Continue reading

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Big Pharma and the Supreme Court – a Match Made in Heaven

In two rulings from the US Supreme Court, each decided five-to-four, the Court’s conservative block has insulated BIG PHARMA from an innumerable number of injury claims from consumers who ingest their drugs and who then suffer significant injuries and damages, … Continue reading

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Thank You Sen. Harry Reid: It’s About Time

A few days ago, I wrote of the legacy of President George H. W. Bush, which is the ongoing presence of the morally and ethically corrupt Clarence Thomas on the U.S. Supreme Court. A legacy of the presidency of George … Continue reading

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