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  • ‘Notorious RBG’ exhibit in Philly lets you listen to Ginsburg’s dissents and pose in a jabot

    10/08/2019 1:55:23 AM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Inquirer ^ | 10/04/19 | Siani Colón
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of the most accomplished women in America’s history and a pop-culture icon, too. She’s on T-shirts. She’s on mugs. She accessorizes her robes at the neckline with an assortment of stylish jabots that court-watchers read like tea leaves to see which way she might be leaning. A relentless voice on the bench for women’s equality and civil rights, Ginsburg has been the subject of a best-selling book, an Emmy-winning documentary, and the Hollywood biopic On the Basis of Sex. Now, a traveling museum exhibit inspired by and named for the book...
  • Ginsburg predicts historians will call this political era an 'aberration'

    10/04/2019 11:31:28 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 4, 2019 | Marty Johnson
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered her thoughts Thursday on how historians will view this period of American history. "An aberration," the 86-year-old justice said when the question was posed to her at an event hosted by Amherst College, the Boston Globe reported. The event's moderator, Amherst College President Carolyn Martin, asked several other political questions of Ginsburg, who sidestepped controversial topics like the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Instead, she spoke about broader aspects of political life in America today. “The people in this room gives me hope," Ginsburg replied when Martin asked her what she thinks will...
  • With liberal bloc aging,Trump may get more Supreme Court appointments

    10/01/2019 7:27:35 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/1/2019 | Lawrence Hurley
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With 86-year-old liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg enduring a series of health scares, the question of whether President Donald Trump will get to make yet another U.S. Supreme Court appointment before the 2020 election lingers as the nine justices prepare to begin their new term next week.
  • Lindsey Graham Pushes Back on CBS's Brennan Hyping Whistleblower Hearsay

    09/29/2019 4:55:52 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 47 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 29, 2019 | P.J. Gladnick
    Margaret Brennan on Sunday's Face The Nation seemed to place her faith in the veracity of second hand information produced by the whistleblower concerning the phone call between the Ukrainian president and President Donald Trump. Secondhand information which could be properly labeled as "hearsay" which is what guest Senator Lindsey Graham called it. The sparks flew as Graham vigorously pushed back on Brennan's assertion that a secondhand source, or hearsay, for the phone call in question, is something that an impeachment inquiry could be based upon.
  • Impeachment case is weak (vanity)

    09/28/2019 5:38:42 AM PDT · by palmer · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | Sep 28 | palmer

    09/20/2019 11:00:10 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 59 replies
    tmz ^ | 9/20/2019 | tmz
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is walking the walk and talking the talk ... showing everyone she's in the game of life. RBG got a little help from security but also walked without assistance Thursday in NYC as she entered the 92nd Street Y cultural center. She spoke to the crowd -- something she's been doing with some frequency after her 4th bout with cancer. The night before, Ginsburg spoke at the Yale Club and told the crowd, "This latest has been my fourth cancer battle and I found each time that when I'm active I'm much better than...
  • Scarborough Frets at Trump and McConnell Shaping Courts for ‘50 Years'

    09/19/2019 7:29:10 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough still occasionally claims to be a conservative. But based on his rant this morning, it sure sounds like Joe would prefer Supreme Court appointees in the mold of RBG/Sotomayor rather than Gorsuch/Kavanaugh.On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough fretted that if President Trump and Mitch McConnell are successful, they will "shape the judiciary for the next 50 years." Scarborough expressed his concern in the context of criticizing Joe Kennedy for launching a Dem primary campaign against incumbent Sen. Ed Markey in Massachusetts. Scarborough worried that money spent on that campaign will divert funds that could be used to defeat President...
  • If Anyone Can Be A Woman, Then No One Is a Woman

    09/03/2019 9:16:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/03/2019 | Marina Medvin
    The transgender movement is before the Supreme Court of the United States, seeking a redefinition of the term “sex" under Title VII. The case is R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC. The funeral home company was sued by the EEOC after they fired a funeral director, Anthony Stephens / Aimee Stephens. The company’s employees, upon commencement of employment, “agree to follow a professional, sex-specific dress code,” their lawyers explain. The dress code is considerate of the delicate needs of grieving families. After about six years of employment as a male funeral director, Stephens informed the company that...
  • Democrats face identity crisis in next phase of 2020 race

    09/03/2019 7:19:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Associated Press ^ | September 3, 2019 | Steve Peoples
    Doug Ogden doesn’t know what to do. The 75-year-old retired law enforcement officer is disgusted by President Donald Trump. But he can’t imagine voting for a Democrat in 2020, either. A self-described independent in South Carolina, Ogden doesn’t recognize the modern-day Democratic Party. “The state of the Democratic Party is wild against wilder,” says Ogden, standing with his arms crossed at a recent town hall meeting for Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg. “It scares me.” At the core of Ogden’s concern is a broader question about the direction of the Democratic Party and its values in the age of Trump....
  • ‘The Supreme Court Is Not Well. And the People Know It.’ [Mega Barf Alert]

    09/02/2019 6:44:11 PM PDT · by fwdude · 68 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | September 2, 2019 | Garrett Epps
    The Supreme Court as we once knew it—as a national institution that could at least sometimes stand apart from partisanship—died last year. The ongoing fight over its corpse spilled into public view last week. On Thursday, 53 United States senators—every member of the Republican caucus—wrote a “letter” to the clerk of the Supreme Court assuring the justices that the Republican Party has their back. The Democrats, the senators told the Court, pose “a direct, immediate threat to the independence of the judiciary.” The spat is about guns. The Court has granted review in a Second Amendment case entitled New York...
  • Ted Cruz, Alyssa Milano trade barbs on Bible, 'God-given' gun rights

    09/02/2019 11:56:59 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/2/19 3 hrs ago | Caleb Parke
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took actress and liberal activist Alyssa Milano to task over her faith-based question about the Bible and the Second Amendment. On Sunday, Milano responded to Republican Texas state Rep. Matt Schaefer's tweet that he was "NOT going to use the evil acts of a handful of people to diminish the God-given rights of my fellow Texans. Period. None of these so-called gun-control solutions will work to stop a person with evil intent" following a shooting rampage in Odessa that killed seven and injured at least 22. "Can someone cite which passage of the Bible God states...
  • 'This audience can see that I'm alive!' Upbeat Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 86, jokes with the crowd ...

    08/31/2019 1:42:37 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 89 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | August 31, 2019 | Andrew Court
    'This audience can see that I'm alive!' Upbeat Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 86, jokes with the crowd as she brushes off her latest cancer battle and says being a Supreme Court Justice helps take her mind off her 'aches and pains' Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave an on-stage interview at the National Book Festival in Washington on Saturday The 86-year-old has been receiving radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer The Supreme Court Justice told the crowd she was 'on her way to feeling very well' and that her job helps keep her mind off her physical ailments Ginsburg hinted that she had no...
  • Justice Ginsburg has Third Bout with Cancer, Second in 8 Months

    08/28/2019 4:17:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 84 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 August, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) is no friend of the Second Amendment. Justice Ginsburg voted against the Heller decision. She voted against the McDonald decision. Her opinion on the Second Amendment is clear.   From “If the court had properly interpreted the Second Amendment, the Court would have said that amendment was very important when the nation was new,” she said. “It gave a qualified right to keep and bear arms, but it was for one purpose only — and that was the purpose of having militiamen who were able to fight to preserve the nation.”” Ruth's position is to...
  • Democrats Brace for War over Supreme Court

    08/27/2019 6:33:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/27/2019 | Fletch Daniels
    The news that Ruth Bader Ginsburg was treated for pancreatic cancer raised the possibility of a Supreme Court opening within the next year. The 86-year-old Ginsburg's health has been declining for years, to where the last year has felt like a bad remake of the 1989 Weekend at Bernie's movie. Instead of enjoying her golden years in retirement, Ginsburg has been propped up and hidden in the hopes of holding the seat until a Democrat is elected. The always elegant Michael Moore, who previously placed a Ginsburg doll atop a Christmas tree, summed up the Democrat zeitgeist when he tweeted,...
  • The Gambler: RBG and the Trump Campaign

    08/27/2019 6:02:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies ^ | August 27, 2019 | Bill Murchison
    Over the weekend, the media took notice of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's apparently successful treatment for a malignant tumor on the pancreas. "No further treatment is needed at this time," said Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City -- which wasn't the same thing as saying "Justice Ginsburg's Supreme Court tenure is locked down and guaranteed." Possibly the least edifying phenomenon you run across in politics -- a highly unedifying pursuit these days, full of noise and rancor -- is what might be called the death watch, as in how-long-before-we-get-to-replace-old-so-and-so-on-whatever-it-is. Few are the political folk whose disappearances for...
  • Irony: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated in Hospital Funded by David Koch

    08/26/2019 8:48:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/26/2019 | BY MICHAEL VAN DER GALIEN
    When libertarian billionaire David Koch passed away last week, the left couldn't -- and wouldn't -- hide its glee. Finally, an important funder of right-wing causes had died! Bill Maher even said that he was "glad" that Koch had passed away, adding he hoped "the end was painful." That's the kind of hate the left had and continues to have for Mr. Koch, a man who became extremely rich and who then proceeded to use that wealth to support causes he believed in. Although he was most famous for donating to political causes, Mr. Koch was extremely generous to other...
  • Dems Announce Trump’s Next Court Pick Will Be Guilty Of Sexual Misconduct [Satire]

    08/26/2019 9:25:36 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 31 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 8-26-2019 | ANDREW KLAVAN
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is having serious health problems and Democrat leaders have announced that in the unfortunate event she should pass away, whoever Trump appoints to replace her will be guilty of sexual misconduct. As conservatives quietly issued prayers for the recovery of their long-time political opponent Ginsburg, leftists broke off their raucous celebrations of the death of libertarian billionaire David Koch to issue denunciations of the sexual misconduct committed by whoever Trump appoints as Ginsburg's replacement should Ginsburg die. At The New York Times, a former newspaper, editor-in-chief Blithering Prevarication the Third was informed of Ginsburg's...
  • Roberts Thwarted Trump, but Liberals Helped Undercut the Bureaucratic State

    07/13/2019 4:13:17 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 44 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | July 11, 2019 | John Yoo and James Phillips
    Chief Justice Roberts, joined by the four liberal justices (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Sonia Sotomayor), declared that “the evidence tells a story that does not match the explanation the Secretary gave for his decision.” The “sole stated reason” for adding the citizenship question to the census, he observed, “seems to have been contrived.” Federal agencies must “offer genuine justifications for important decisions, reasons that can be scrutinized by courts and the interested public.” Otherwise, judicial review becomes “an empty ritual.” In dissent, Justice Clarence Thomas, joined by Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, correctly called the...
  • Here's Why Democrats Should Be Scared of a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020

    08/24/2019 11:27:36 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 72 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 24, 2019 | Matt Margolis
    In the aftermath of the news that liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has once again been treated for pancreatic cancer, talk of a potential vacancy on the court has once again heated up. While there will be disagreement over how to handle such a vacancy, it's clear that everyone knows a Supreme Court battle in 2020 will be brutal and contentious. Chris Wallace, the host of Fox News Sunday, weighed in on Friday, "We all wish her a long, happy, healthy life. I will say this though, and again, there’s no reason not to think that she won’t...
  • Why did this thread just "DISAPPEAR"?

    08/24/2019 9:05:22 AM PDT · by faucetman · 3 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 24, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Analysis: Justice Ginsburg’s “Bile Duct Stent” – A Treatment Typically Used in Advanced Cases to Provide End of Life Care It seems most news is missing a key part of the Supreme Court press release on the condition of Justice Ginsburg. As part of her pancreatic cancer treatment a bile stent was placed.