Posts Tagged ‘Chief Justice John Roberts’

Badgers and Weasels II

As you’d expect, I’m as nervous as a whore in church that infamous Koch whore Scott Walker will prove tonight that entire states can be simply purchased, outright, by our new unelected overlords.  Thanks a lot, Chief Justice Roberts.  As you’d also expect, Walker supporters are currently resorting to dirty tricks, including deceptive robocalls telling [...]

Odor in the Court

The media is duly abuzz about the Supreme Court hearing arguments for (and agin’) Obamacare, beginning today.  But the coverage is revealing; the case is discussed solely in political terms, blandly acknowledging that the highest court in the land functions not as a neutral arbiter of “Equal Justice Under Law,” but as just another sleazy [...]

Smog Gets in Your Eyes

The Los Angeles times just published an unintentionally informative article about the upcoming “clash” between the “conservative” Roberts Court and Obama’s “progressive agenda.”  Of course the article fails to point out that the Roberts Court isn’t conservative, it’s nuts, and Obama isn’t progressive, he’s a tad to the right of Nixon.  But never mind all [...]

Where’s Mine?

One of the things that prepared me for life as a liberal Democrat was growing up with my crazy grandmother Etta around.  Though she was crazy and everyone knew it, for some reason we were taught to put up with it, and whenever possible give her her way, since even though her ideas were always [...]

The Golden Rulers

Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear a case, Citizens (sic) United vs. Federal Election Commission, in which Chief Justice (!) John “Moonface” Roberts has set his sights on eliminating all restrictions against corporate money in politics, and is clearly wasting no time while he temporarily has enough black-robed wingnuts by his side, to win with [...]