SCOTUS: Gun Buyers Can’t Lie on Applications. Gunloons Furious

In another 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court gave the gun lobbyists at the NRA gun lobbyists a bit of a smackdown this morning, when they ruled that anyone purchasing firearms must state whether they’re buying them for other people. This marks the … Continue reading

SCOTUS Case to Decide Whether Corporations Can Be Religious

Today, two very large for-profit corporations – arts and crafts behemoth Hobby Lobby and cabinet-maker Conestoga Wood Specialties – argued before the Supreme Court, to ask that they be allowed to deny employees access to  contraceptive coverage mandated under the Affordable … Continue reading

The Supremes Screw The Pooch; It’s Bad, But Not Insurmountable

I get a real sense that many people, including some usually very intelligent people, don’t understand the significance of the Supreme Court’s “free speech” decision in Citizens United v. FEC last week. That’s troubling, because we can’t work to fix … Continue reading

Right Wing Idiot of the Day: Jon Kyl – Should a Senator Have to Pass Civics First?

Are you as sick of this one as we are? The drug-addled gasbag Limbaugh has been pushing this one for months, but it's even more appalling when someone sitting in the Senate is this stupid. According to the right wing … Continue reading