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The Easy Case Against Corporate Personhood Part 4

Anywhere in the world, a thing is a thing, a person is a person, and an idea is an idea, except in the United States, where an idea is a person with more constitutional rights and political power than citizens, thanks to the soundly corrupted legal logic of the Koch Brothers wing of the United States Supreme Court. 699 more words

Right-Wingers to Justices Kagan and Ginsburg: Recuse Yourselves from Same-Sex Marriage Cases!

Since it was announced that the Supreme Court will, indeed, decide whether or not statewide bans on same-sex marriage are constitutional, there has been a lot of hand-wringing from the usual “pro-family” suspects. 805 more words

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Corporate Personhood and the US Supreme Court Corruption

Truth, justice, the Constitution and everything that comes before the US Supreme Court is all about money. If a case comes before it that will destroy 100 years of legal precedence but grant billionaires more political power and ways to steal money from the 99 percent, the corporate wing of the US Supreme Court will rule for it. 140 more words


The Easy Case Against Corporate Personhood Part 2, and the Case For Money Out of Politics

Dictionary.com defines a person as:

1. a human being, whether an adult or child:

2. a human being as distinguished from an animal or a thing. 681 more words


Gone From the Headlines (but not forgotten,

…at least not forgotten by me)

“I think it’s very facile for people to say, ‘Oh, torture is terrible.'”–Antonin Scalia

“Traditional Christian virtues are essential.”–Antonin Scalia… 50 more words


Supreme Court Clarifies Rules For Rescinding Mortgages

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that home buyers don’t need to file a lawsuit, but may simply write a letter if they want to back out of a mortgage because they claim their lender violated the federal Truth in Lending Act. 392 more words


Five of the weirdest happenings in the Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court is one of the most prestigious positions a judge can hold, as each of the nine-member committee was hand selected by an acting President of the United States.   1,957 more words