Last Tuesday was the State of the Union address, in which the President laid out a bunch of plans and Republicans denounced them. Rightbloggers got into this with the aplomb you'd expect.
But when rising GOP star Marco Rubio had a comical moment in his official Republican response, and people had ... More >>
There were two notable things that jumped out at us yesterday as the Obama administration challenged Arizona's controversial immigration law SB 1070 before the Supreme Court.
First of all, who the hell in the Obama administration let Solicitor General Donald Verrilli anywhere near the Supreme Cour ... More >>
The Supreme Court decided in an 8-1 decision that police have the authority to break into your house if they suspect you're destroying drugs. The Chicago Tribune brings us part of Justice Alito's important decision: "'When law enforcement officers who are not armed with a warrant knock on a door, th ... More >>
Westboro celebratesFresh off of their semi-win against the hacker collective Anonymous, Fred Phelp's Westboro Baptist Church, the hate group behind "God Hates Fags" and "Thank God For Dead Soldiers," got the good end of a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, who ruled today that their provocat ... More >>
Today the Supreme Court voted down a federal law banning the sale of videos and other depictions of animal cruelty, saying it violates the right to free speech. The law had been enacted in 1999 to limit Internet sales of videos that show women crushing to death small animals, like kittens and ... More >>
And they're ready to throw some meatballs!
Here are some highlights from their official statement:
"We were pleased that MTV, feeling pressure from the Italian American community and diminishing advertisers, discontinued using the offensive word 'guido' in voice-overs and promotional spots. ... More >>
Campaign finance reform is, after this week's Supreme Court decision equating corporate political spending with first-amendment protected political speech, essentially dead, and the most recent Republican candidate for president has decided that he's not happy about that. John McCain, who was initia ... More >>