Male conservative members of the media, as well as Republican men in office, decided to act like a bunch of adolescent jerks after SCOTUS made the announcement and released the decision.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker married her 23-year partner Kathy Hubbard, Thursday evening in a private ceremony in Palm Springs, California. The two women chose the 23rd anniversary of their relationship together as the wedding date. Reverend Paul Fromberg, rector of St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, and a former rector for Houston’s St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, presided over the wedding ceremony.
The Supreme Court rejected Oho Secretary of State, Jon Husted's petition to restrict early voting rights during the last 3 days before the election.
It isn’t as if the GOP’s hypocrisy is a new thing, not even when it comes to healthcare, as Lipstick Liberal’s Naughty Nurse explains.
One of the tell tale signs of how a Supreme Court nominee is going to fare is always the initial criticism of the opposition. So far the right wing has hit President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagen with allegations that she a socialist (Glenn Beck), hates the military (Bill Kristol), and is a bad driver (National Review). I didn’t realizing that driving was a constitutional issue.
A perfect example of genuine judicial activism, look no further than the case of Hillary - the Movie, officially known as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, only instead of so-called liberal activists, this merely represents the most recent example of blatant activism committed by the ultraconservative five-justice majority of the United States Supreme Court.
After the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Al Franken should be certified the winner of the 2008 US Senate race in Minnesota, Republican Norm Coleman released a statement conceding the race, and congratulating Franken. Coleman said, "The Supreme Court of Minnesota has spoken and I respect its decision and will abide by the result."
It is unfathomable in the 21st Century that we need to talk about this issue. However it seems that now is the time for legislation that would ensure equal pay for women is passed. Speaker Nancy Pelosi called this a priority of the House.
I got home a little late tonight and got in just as Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett Packard, is speaking. I'll leave her "comments" alone as I didn't see all of it. I'll start tonight's "running diary" of the GOP convention with the first speaker I had the opportunity to fully observe.
8:08pm---Mitt Romney's on stage. Wait, what? Romney's on stage? Who decided to let him out of the Christian fundamentalist doghouse?