Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas did the seemingly impossible -- he turned from court mute to a hit man on President Obama.
The biotechnology industry's drive for GMOs has been incredibly undemocratic and the process is quite likely unhealthy. Labeling is a minimum -- so people can at least know what food is genetically modified and choose what's still GMO-free.
If conservatives really want to protect the sanctity of marriage perhaps the prohibitive measure that should be enacted is not a ban on gay marriage but a ban on heterosexual divorce.
I hope my findings will make more Americans aware of how religion shapes a judge's worldview, in a way similar to a judge's race, ethnicity, gender, and past life experiences. However, I hope the next Supreme Court nominee is not subject to a senatorial inquisition over his or her faith.
Scalia has a right to believe voting rights are a "perpetuation of racial entitlement" for blacks and Hispanics, but should promote this repellent and biased view on conservative talk radio, not the court.
Marco Rubio's efforts to lead the discussion on immigration reform are in full swing according to The New York Times today. Rubio spoke with the edito...
The death of influential former judge Robert Bork marks the conclusion of a career in conservative advocacy, on and off the bench, and the closing of an era in American politics.
We are one Supreme Court appointment away from the extremist Republicans' dream becoming the nation's nightmare.
Electing Romney would be devastating to the future of the Supreme Court and the country. If Romney is elected and Ginsburg retires, over the next four years a real shift in power would occur.
Heaven help justice in America if Mitt Romney is given the power to turn the Supreme Court of the United States into his great gift to the far right of the Republican party.
Romney's dangerous agenda, whatever it is, would last for four years. His right-wing Supreme Court could last for forty years. That's a scary thought for anyone who cares about the rights of women.
We're told that the court's docket is dominated by civil rights issues, but the justices have one major bit of unfinished business that's getting almost no attention, and deserves plenty: the court's own ethics.
The intense fire that Roberts drew from Romney and conservatives for casting the swing vote to uphold the ACA was a stern warning that justices are expected to tow a rigid, conservative line on the court.
Why should Obama's declaration matter if Rubio's genuine objective is to improve the lives of many undocumented immigrants through more comprehensive immigration reforms?
I don't think Jim Stergios and I would agree on very much. But his recent blog questioning the common core standards and challenging the credibility of the people who are promoting it was brilliant and funny at the same time.