The conservative majority court has been spoiling for a fight over the 1968 Fair Housing Act (FHA) for quite a while. Not so much the law, but the related application of an argument called disparate impact.
It is time that the left started taking this election seriously, along with Romney and Jeb Bush and the rest, even those we view as stupid, misogynist, and out of touch wing nuts
The ad was a straight-up promotion of the corporate Koch and a spokesman for Koch Industries told Advertising Age it is intended as a tool to recruit new employees.The question is, will Americans buy it or are they now wise to what the Koch brothers really have in mind?
Ever since the Hobby Lobby decision there have been two words playing in my head but it had taken a week before I heard anyone else say them aloud. Corporate veil.
Every time I hear a pundit or a pollster discuss the certainty that Republicans will hold the House or the high probability they will gain control of the Senate I suspect I am having an out-of-body experience.
How would the neocons respond if President Obama told them they were solely in charge of coming up with solutions to the problems in Iraq? Could they even handle it? Or are they more interested in complaining from the peanut gallery?
Republicans simply never learn. They always view their problems as cosmetic rather than core.
Five years ago we elected a man almost as young, certainly as intelligent, and for many as charismatic as JFK. Another with a young and beautiful family.
With the outing of Rand Paul's alleged serial plagiarism gathering steam his supporters are weighing in on social media. To paraphrase the common post, "And I suppose you were this outraged about Joe Biden too."
The Senate theoretically has the Constitutonal power to expel Ted Cruz by a two-thirds vote immediately and with no recourse.
The rest of us are looking to Virginia and New Jersey voters to send Republicans the message the rest of us cannot.
Darrell Issa and other Republicans are going after another agency in their unending battle of bogus to discredit Obama Administration
Not sure whether to call it a social experiment, a marketing gimmick, or just plain scary. Granted it is voluntary - at least so far - but Progressive is wiretapping our cars.
It started right on schedule early Saturday morning. The second guessing and the criticism over the choices made by law enforcement Friday morning regarding the pursuit of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Shouldn't we be questioning the right of government to mess with marriage at all?
There was a little glimmer of light in the Southern skies last week. It wasn't exactly a light bulb flashing on over Wal-Mart corporate, but it did look as though someone was fumbling with the switch.
Republicans seem intent on jumping the shark. This time they are staking a lot of political capital on a battle to disable the CFPB and its director Richard Cordray.
Ya gotta love Gabby Giffords and her remarkable husband Mark Kelly. But on Tuesday they blew it.
If Senator Reid needs more input on filibuster reform, let's make our voices heard right now.
Now we have this universal outpouring of grief and revulsion and we also have a problem. The known facts about the event and the killer himself could mitigate against meaningful changes.