On Friday the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will be the epicenter of the two-year battle between the NFL and its players. Both sides appreciate the gravity of this proceeding, filing lengthy legal briefs championing their respective positions.
The basic purpose of this representation is to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation -- so isn't it quaint that the new retainer agreement insists that the firm not discriminate on any other grounds while doing so?
Speaker Boehner is trying to hide the exorbitant cost that he is undertaking in his defense of DOMA, which will easily cost millions of dollars. It's especially annoying when compared to his rhetoric on the need to slash the federal budget.