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Too many human rights? 

A Commentary on “Rights Inflation and the Crisis of Canada’s Rights Culture”
Pearl Eliadis

The language of human rights is deployed to defend or attack all sorts of things, but “human rights” are grounded in a recognized catalogue of legal claims. 3,385 more words


Christie Claims Paul Is “Politicizing National Security”

Chris Christie came out swinging on Fox News recently at Rand Paul. In an interview with Shannon Bream, he made some rather interesting comments that I thought could use some addressing. 419 more words


Independence Day and My One Week, One Day Anniversary with Marriage Equality

A week and a day ago, the Supreme Court granted me and countless other Americans the right to get married in any state in the union. 816 more words


So Same Sex Marriage, hmm. Is it really about marriage, at all?

Personally, I feel people are confusing two different things.  Unfortunately, those 2 things share the same word:  Marriage.   But they don’t have the same meaning. It’s an issue of semantics. 401 more words


Lazy Saturday Reads: No Joy in Wankerville

Hope your weekend is going great!

It seems Republicans are having terrible, horrible, very bad weeks because even when you attempt to stack the Supreme Court with wankers, there are still times when some of them respect the constitutional rights and civil rights of individuals.   2,926 more words

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