Topic “US Domestic Politics”

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John Boehners Lawsuit

MadCoyle's picture

Legal folks - has anyone thought that the reasoning for Bohners lawsuit is to get it up to the SCOTUS so that they can get rid of the ACA that way?  all he has to do it is steer it in the general direction and the SCOTUS can take it up (like citizens united) and rule it unconstitutional that way.  I imagine that Roberts would love to please the people that are no doubt  giving him hell for upholding it to begin with.  I am sure that they can find standing (seemingly the tough part) in some court and then it can make it's way to them.

Has The GOP Metastasized Into A Pathological Suicide Cult?

ulTRAX's picture

First... it really doesn't matter what people say. They'll always claim noble motives for whatever atrocity or outrage they've convinced themselves they are not perpetrating.

That being said... should we worry that a radical fringe of the GOP has so carefully crafted a narrative that many True Believers on the Right have found reasonable and noble... but is actually destroying this nation?

Boehner's Lawyer Penned a Great Argument Against His Lawsuit

mdhess's picture

One of the most convincing conservative arguments for why John Boehner's lawsuit is a huge waste of time and money happens to have been written by the person House Republicans have tapped to argue their case.

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Time Warner

Legend's picture

Rupert Murdoch is trying to by Time Warner for 80 Billion dollars. Says he will sell CNN. Do we need more media under his control?

SCOTUS Recognition Of Corporate Personhood A Violation Of 14th AND 10 Amendments?

ulTRAX's picture

This is still half thought out.. but I figured I toss the topic out for input.

Corporate personhood seems to have its roots in what appears to be a blatant bastardization of the 14th Amendment...

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