Never has the foundational constitutional principle of one person, one vote been so undermined by a Supreme Court majority that apparently believes money is king.
We have an immigration issue here today. People will risk their lives to get here to become part of the bigger, louder American Family. The problem isn't that these people are coming here -- the problem is we have part of our family who have forgotten what it was like to be Italian (or whatever group YOU come from).
The logical conclusion of this reasoning is that if the government could have enforced arranged marriage with a federal law, it should have, since no one could predict the outcome of these newfangled romantic-love marriages, which altered the institution of marriage forever.
Justice Alito Rolls His Eyes During State Of The Union Address
Politics is more than a game, and that fine-sounding theories about "the blood of tyrants" can manifest as "the blood of nine-year-old girls" when troubled people take them too seriously.
Uh, Courts have taken up the case of books from time to time. How dangerous are parts of Ulysses, or Hustler? But really
Harvard lays claim to the most Supreme Court justices -- five went there for law school. Samuel Alito and Sonia Sotomayor
If Alito believes the Court's opinion doesn't reverse over a century of campaign finance law, then he should have written a concurring opinion. But muttering at the State of the Union clarifies nothing.
Alito may have been right on the facts, but his nodding was still remarkably bad form.
The White House says President Barack Obama was accurate when he took on a Supreme Court ruling in the State of the Union
There was some strong applause from members of Congress -- with both sides of the chamber rising to their feet with applause
Elections Matter. Votes Matter. What officials do with those votes once they are in office matters. I am a Democrat. I drink the kool-aid flavored with the words "all of us are created equal."
Questions before the Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, include corporate political spending, dog-fighting
During the opening day of confirmation hearings, Judge Sonia Sotomayor came under fire from Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) for
Conservatives feign to stand on principle when in fact political expediency is the only driving force. This becomes evident by the inversion of their principled positions when a Democrat takes office.
The US Supreme Court ruling earlier this week gives a scary look at how justice in America is routinely bought and sold.
While personal and political controversies are muddying up Palin's political agenda in Alaska, the distant horizon of national politics looms ever so pristine -- and inviting.
Should the Mayor of New York or the Governor of New Jersey be able to overwhelm their opponents with vast personal fortunes? Justice Alito in effect says, "yes."
This year offers an electoral opportunity to get out the fire hoses and douse the pyromaniacs of the GOP. But the long Obama-Clinton battle has depleted precious time with little good to show for it.