If Stern is to remain empowered to levy fines for comments about players under contract, he must immediately announce a fine for President Obama just as he did for Mark Cuban.
So, maybe, there's yet another big difference between the sexes: While nice boys finish last, nice girls finish first.
A referendum is a direct election, not an indicator of popular opposition. The only referendum Obama has faced was the presidential election.
Elena Kagan. Her nomination to the Supreme Court has set off a cascade of intimations and accusations, reflections and critiques, that all add up to a snapshot of what it means to be single in contemporary American society.
It struck me as I was thinking about the last two Supreme Court nominees offered by President Obama, that we may be seeing a pattern. Single, well educated ivy-league women, with no children.
I wish that the commentariat could get it into their heads that women and men who are being discussed in parallel should be referred to in equivalent terms.
How will this nominee treat issues of foreign, international, comparative, or transnational law? As with many areas respecting the judicial potential of Elena Kagan, this one is tabula rasa.
And so it begins -- the online war to define Elena Kagan, whom President Obama nominated early Monday to be the 112th justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
I would bet dollars to donuts that Kagan will be raked over the coals and accused of lacking experience -- simply because she's a woman.
The Supreme Court revealed to the world recently an extraordinary religious extremism that belies any quaint notion of judicial restraint.
No one knows what shades of liberal or conservative ideology reside in the SCOTUS short list. But, it appears that, since Sotomayor, experience and background may trump ideology as the decisive factor.
The President is gearing up for this battle -Both sides of the aisle he'll have to straddle Seeking broad bipartisan support -For his appointment to the High Court.
The rational thing for Republicans would be to make the nomination a short enough process to show that they are interested in occasionally working with the Democrats.
Whether Obama finds in the forthcoming nomination battle the courage that eludes his Administration on national security and corporate power may define his presidency.
President Barack Obama's next nomination to the Supreme Court, his second in as many years, may come as early as this spring, followed shortly by Sena...
The decades-long controversy over how broadly to read the Constitution's liberties will not be settled in today's hearing. But Goodwin Liu's fate before the Senate could render the debate practically moot.