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Startling Rift on Supreme Court
Springs From Error by Kagan
On Text of Obamacare Law

New York Sun, by Betsy McCaughey

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Posted By:mitzi, 3/29/2014 12:55:11 PM

A startling rift appeared Tuesday on the Supreme Court as the three female Justices came out swinging like Brunnhildes — women warriors — for what they erroneously labeled an “entitlement” to employer-provided contraceptives and morning-after pills. The Justices were hearing oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a case hyped by the Democratic Party as a test for women’s rights. Justices Kagan, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor sprang on Hobby Lobby’s attorney , interrupting his every sentence and pummeling him with questions taken right out of the Democratic Party’s “war on women” playbook. That playbook was laid out in a

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Good question ... Sounds like she didn´t read the ACA either!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 3/29/2014 1:06:00 PM     (No. 9789659)

McCaughey closes with the prospect of a 6-3 ruling, males against females. I certainly hope so.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: vigilant, 3/29/2014 1:06:58 PM     (No. 9789661)

There should only be one liberal woman on the court. Three liberal women can drive anyone crazy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Smart11344, 3/29/2014 1:09:59 PM     (No. 9789664)

If the "wise latina" is Catholic, she should be excommunicated.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wendybird, 3/29/2014 1:16:50 PM     (No. 9789669)

If these three women were representative of women in general, there would be no need of birth control.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/29/2014 1:18:40 PM     (No. 9789672)

If you aren´t aware - Betsy McCaughey is former Lt Governor of NY. She did extensive study/writing on ACA.

She wrote: Beating Obamacare: Your Handbook for the New Healthcare Law - available at Amazon.

From book blurb:

Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D., is a health policy expert and the former Lt. Governor of New York State. In addition to serving as Lt. Governor of New York, she has taught at Columbia University, held academic appointments in health policy at the Hudson Institute and the Manhattan Institute, written hundreds of articles for publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Modern Healthcare, The New Republic, and received numerous awards for her writings.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ribicon, 3/29/2014 1:19:35 PM     (No. 9789673)

The critics must hate angry lesbians.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Namma, 3/29/2014 1:36:22 PM     (No. 9789690)

I thought that the only entitlements or rights we have are 3.

1. life, 2. liberty and 3, the pursuit of happiness.
I don´t read abortion amongst these rights. or entitlements. I also don´t read..free housing, free food, or free cell phones.

of course those 3 libs are going to defend the right to an abortion.. they should defend the right to life, according to the constitution.
abortion is not health care..chemo therapy is..

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/29/2014 1:39:34 PM     (No. 9789698)

The safest drug for birth control is an aspirin ... held firmly between your knees!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 3/29/2014 1:41:00 PM     (No. 9789699)

#7

Pursuit of happiness covers all other right not given in our constitution. Just ask the lawyers of the Marxist democrats.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 3/29/2014 1:43:47 PM     (No. 9789702)

Let us all pray to God that Betsy´s prediction is right. But with Breyer, Kennedy and Roberts holding the cards we cannot know. That a case like this would be a slam dunk (or no case at all) in a sane and just world shows just how far down into the authoritarian black hole our country has gone, thanks to the legions of dolts, handout-seekers, manufactured victims and robo-voters who put Bubba and Dear Leader into office (of course, Republican fecklessness certainly contributed).


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Reply 11 - Posted by: maryc, 3/29/2014 1:50:25 PM     (No. 9789718)

Sadly abortion has become birth control for some. Women have to go three strikes to get to abortion one is to decide to have sex,two is to have unprotected sex, and third is to shun adoption. Women have choices that could save millions of lives and billions of dollars. Most of which could cost less than a dollar.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nimby, 3/29/2014 1:55:20 PM     (No. 9789722)

Uniform society? Wasn´t that Hitler´s opinion when he wanted white supremacy? Hello Kagan! Which world do you live in?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 3/29/2014 2:22:57 PM     (No. 9789747)

Kagen, The Wise Latina, and Ginsberg have rotten brains from drinking 120 proof liberal kool-aid.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: valinva, 3/29/2014 3:05:53 PM     (No. 9789786)

Women like Kagen who have chosen their careers at the expense of having children see pregnancy as an unfair burden on women. To them, the availability of free birth control and abortion are equivalent to any other government scheme to correct an injustice. They are essentially self haters who have no appreciation for a women´s God created uniqueness and the importance to society of motherhood. If you doubt me just remember the feminist mantra: A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle and replace man with child.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 3/29/2014 3:26:44 PM     (No. 9789801)

If Kagan really believes that ´Congress´ has made a law, what does she think of obamas constant personal tweaking?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rafter, 3/29/2014 3:44:09 PM     (No. 9789815)

Ugly, mean, liberoid females are indeed entitled...

to purchase from any profitable retailer the vibrator/s of their choice...

in order to pursue happiness as Thomas Jefferson mentioned
in the Declaration of Independence...

Note that his was not a list of dependencies by individuals upon a
massive and intrusive Gummint to provide the funds for the fun.

Note that the Declaration is not our prevailing law.
The Constitution etc is.

And be careful about endorsing the opinions of DimWit presidents.
FDR had the Four Freedoms...
which I´d have to verify by looking up...
but I know one of them is...
Freedom from want...
and the rest of the welfare agenda.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: oldvlc, 3/29/2014 3:47:15 PM     (No. 9789818)

Abortion originally was considered to be violence against women, a method for men to control them. Now we have women arguing in favor of going against the very nature of life itself, nurturing the young. I personally do not understand the rabid defense of killing babies by the very sex which carries them in their wombs. This case also points up the utter incompetence of Kagan who evidently does not know the difference between a law and a regulation. Even I who has never taken a law class know that, and this person is on the highest legal tribunal in the country.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Rafter, 3/29/2014 3:50:28 PM     (No. 9789820)

Okay, if you don´t mind, I verified the list of the Four Freedoms...
which FDR mentioned in his 1941 State of Union address...

Besides Freedom from want...
I also could have included my next guess...
Freedom from fear...
And he mentioned...
Freedom of speech...
Freedom of worship...

So even the Liberoid Godfather of the Modern Welfare State...
DimWitz Icon FDR...
acknowledged that everyone in the world should have...
Freedom of worship...

So he played right into our hands on this Hobby Lobby case...

Showing even a broken clock is right now and then...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: dwa, 3/29/2014 4:24:12 PM     (No. 9789836)

The scariest thing about all of this is that these three women are on the highest court in the land and except for Ginsberg, will be on the court for decades to come. The fact that their arguments have nothing to do with the Constitutional basis for the law does not portend well for the future of our Constitution. Their focus is on the "rights" of the government and not on the rights of the individual as spelled out in the Constitution. When you throw a person like Roberts in the mix with his convoluted reasoning during the original ACA decision, we are in for a very long and rough future for individual rights.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: walcb, 3/29/2014 4:29:15 PM     (No. 9789839)

I don´t see this as a religious issue anyway. I also don´t see it as a medical issue. How is preventing the birth of a baby a medical issue? Health insurance does not cover everything that involves the family; to have a child or not have a child is a family decision and can be funded by the family or as the justices suggested from other aid sources.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Coy860, 3/29/2014 4:36:44 PM     (No. 9789845)

I´d bet a salami sandwich NONE of the Supremes read the Obamacare Law.
We´re not getting our money´s worth out of this bunch.
A Convention of States will propose term limits, even for Supreme Court Judges.
22 States have voted to proceed, more States to follow. DC will NEVER fix itself, so the States must do it.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Moabitess, 3/29/2014 4:41:33 PM     (No. 9789851)

I´m sorry but I think we are forgetting THE most important entitlement: the 2nd Ammendment!
This right allows me to protect myself from those who would harm me or my family.
As far as I´m concerned those dilettante , misongyist broads are bunch of frigid and frustrated scissor sisters.
The are willing to allow the wholesale elimination and murder of unborn lives without conscious or regard.
It´s up to those of us who exercise our 2nd Ammendment right to eliminate those tyrants who seek to impose their will upon us! It´s time for the Silent Majority to take action and topple the corrupt system that is oppressing us.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 3/29/2014 4:53:07 PM     (No. 9789863)

As during the confirmation hearings, I inquire with the Ldotter´s little tyke; ´´Mommy, why is that man wearing earrings?´´ Still no answer.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: rightguy, 3/29/2014 5:28:39 PM     (No. 9789910)

The wisdom of our wise latina justice apparently doesn´t include knowledge or respect for the constitution.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: oh-heck, 3/29/2014 6:46:32 PM     (No. 9789977)

Kagan seemed to be impatient to make the arguments that she hoped the government would make. The male justices asked questions to clarify and often the exchanges were three or four words long that were meaningless to those not familiar to the case law.

Stevens was obviously listening when he interrupted to ask, You mean Hobby Lobby could be required to pay for an abortion?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: planetgeo, 3/29/2014 6:49:28 PM     (No. 9789980)

Clearly, the Mulva Wing of the Supreme Court wasn´t selected either for their command of the law or for their ability to crunch logic. Instead they´re there for being dependable adherents of liberal dogma, constitutional or not, logical or not.

But this really isn´t that complex an issue to resolve taking into account both constitutional precepts and the perceived needs of women. Women can have the right and the opportunity to work for employers (both governmental and private) who offer insurance that provides the abortions and the contraceptives they feel they need.

But who says EVERY employer and EVERY insurance policy must offer those specific benefits? Does the constitution say you have a right to be employed by a specific employer? Does it say EVERY employer must offer exactly the same insurance benefits? No. Emphatically no.

If you are a women who wants those benefits, get a job with an employer who offers those benefits. Case closed.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: strike3, 3/29/2014 7:36:54 PM     (No. 9790026)

I propose one change to current law that would change everything. Every woman who requests to have an abortion must also submit herself for execution. After all, she caused the problem in the first place. Problem solved.



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Reply 28 - Posted by: fireboy, 3/29/2014 7:39:31 PM     (No. 9790029)

Clever line that she didn´t read the bill either. Even more clever is how many people forget that Kagan was Obama´s Solicitor General while the bill was being written, and now look where she is. Nothing this administration does is an accident.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Italiano, 3/29/2014 7:46:55 PM     (No. 9790036)

A dingbat liberal woman Supreme Court Justice is still a dingbat liberal woman.

The above goes for every elective or appointive office at all levels of government, as we have and are seeing. And it´s getting worse.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 3/29/2014 8:31:11 PM     (No. 9790085)

Justice Roberts cannot be trusted. If he or the goofy Kennedy vote with the libs, hobby lobby loses. I expect a 5-4 in favor of government. My cynicism is incurable.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 3/29/2014 10:30:02 PM     (No. 9790147)

There is not enough beer brewed in the world for justice Kagan to need birth control

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Reply 32 - Posted by: perryscave, 3/29/2014 11:11:36 PM     (No. 9790177)

#3 and #13 - the “wise Latina woman was Sonia Sotomayor not Elena Kagan.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: garyhope, 3/30/2014 1:50:15 AM     (No. 9790260)

#31,.......ROFLMAO.

You are SO right!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: 4justice, 3/30/2014 2:31:59 AM     (No. 9790270)

Please don´t laugh...I am not naive nor ignorant...but I thought judges were supposed to be impartial and apply the law objectively. And Supreme Court Justices are supposed to have a higher standard in that they are supposed to uphold the Constitution of the United States and ensure that any ruling made in a lower court supports the Constitution and protects the inalienable rights of the citizens that are enummerated within the document against any abuses by the government. That is NOT what these harpies are doing. It sounds more like those females are NOT acting as SC justices (or court judges of any kind) at all. They already made up their minds about the case before listening to ANY arguments. They even seem to be trying to do the job of the lawyer for the government!!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/30/2014 5:40:31 AM     (No. 9790301)

Kagan, Ginsberg, and Saddlebags - The three stooges.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: LAW428, 3/30/2014 6:42:53 AM     (No. 9790323)

The Supreme Court makes decisions based on past court decisions and less by the Constitution. The Constitution, as written, hasn´t been followed for decades.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 3/30/2014 7:37:02 AM     (No. 9790347)

It sounds to me like the justices were trying to figure out how they should run the country instead of whether the Constitution or a law was followed properly.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: grace1798, 3/30/2014 7:46:28 AM     (No. 9790357)

I am apologizing in advance about my comment. Obama had a bowel movement and out came Kagan.


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Reply 39 - Posted by: Patchy groundfog, 3/30/2014 8:37:24 AM     (No. 9790421)

Sadly, the Supreme Court has seen its share of lefties in numbers wildly disproportionate to their percentage in the general population.

But we have rarely seen such an artless, amateurish coat-holder like Kagan. Every utterance from her is a childlike expression of belief in government first, last and always. In fact, like her equally unprepared boss, she is unable to distinguish the republic from the government.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Arby, 3/30/2014 10:18:28 AM     (No. 9790510)

Earth to Kagan: do your homework before you run your mouth.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Stryker714, 3/30/2014 10:31:48 AM     (No. 9790535)

I see the mottives of the three witches as more elementary than genocide or near Chinese-style infanticide(which is condoned by Soros): They want to make sure more women end up like they are and always will be-childless, something that comes natural to lesbians. They detest families, motherhood, are miserable and want other women to be miserable. Plus one of the One Worlder directives to diminish a country´s influence on world affairs, if not dissolve its existence entirely, is to keep a check on the population by preventing more chilfren from being born.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 3/30/2014 10:35:26 AM     (No. 9790539)

I just wanted to point out that it was a male Supreme Court that found abortion to be a "right to privacy" issue. No females on the Court at that time. Abortion aids men way more than it aids women. Abortion, whether our liberal sisters will admit it or not, is a male issue; always has been.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Freeloader, 3/30/2014 10:59:51 AM     (No. 9790565)

"What my political views or constitutional views are just don´t matter."
-Elena Kagan

Say what?...And we wonder why America´s magnificent Constitutional Republic and Judeo-Christian Civilization is now heading for the "ash heap of history" under the totally wicked regime of Chairman Barry and his associated leftist mobsters?

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 3/30/2014 11:25:00 AM     (No. 9790597)

And to think, Mclame and Grahmnestry Voted for these dingbats.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: RancherJack, 3/30/2014 11:30:48 AM     (No. 9790604)

#3 - she is Roman Catholic

.. and she remains untouched. What does this tell us about the fidelity of the Catholic religion?



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Reply 46 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/30/2014 11:49:10 AM     (No. 9790629)

Have you all fallen for the MSM misinformation? This case is NOT about abortion or birth control. Hobby Lobby does provide coverage for 16 of the 20 products in the HHS regulations.

The claimants in these cases are invoking the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was passed almost unanimously by Congress, enjoyed deep and bipartisan support among legislators, activists, and experts, and was signed into law by President Clinton. They are doing exactly what the Act’s refreshingly united supporters expected and wanted claimants to do, namely, asking a federal court to decide whether certain regulations unnecessarily and therefore unjustifiably “substantially burden a person’s exercise of religion.”

From: Scotusblog February 28, 2014

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Reply 47 - Posted by: E Unum Pluribus, 3/30/2014 12:08:44 PM     (No. 9790649)

#32, I believe you´ve misread both posts.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Butch59, 3/30/2014 1:15:38 PM     (No. 9790724)

So Kagan wants to have a "uniform" society. Well, so does every other communist/socialist/fascist in the world. That´s what they are all about.

And yes, abortion as practiced in today´s world is nothing more that another form of birth control. Period. Far too many women and men want to run around having "free sex" with any and all that will agree with them. And age doesn´t seem to matter. So when a girl becomes pregnant, she simply runs to the nearest abortion mill and "presto" every thing is now OK. And before long, she´ll be back for another session. And the scum that provide abortions and call themselves doctors are some of the worst in the country. I put them in the same class as trial lawyers that run around handling cases of very large malpractice suits. Nothing more that gutter scum.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: peterfleming, 3/30/2014 1:34:35 PM     (No. 9790741)

Calling these three Constitution smashing Communists the good name of "liberal" (which means freedom), is like calling a serial murderer the affable town drunk.

Betsy McCaughey should be on the Supreme Court!
Laws paying to kill the unborn, are the seeds to our destruction.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: Kerryman, 3/30/2014 4:03:01 PM     (No. 9790869)

Number 34:

Both sides plus other interested parties submit Legal Briefs supporting their side. The Justices have their minds made up almost completely before the Oral Arguments supposedly based on the briefs. Only minor issues remain and these sometimes are addressed in Orals. This is why Justice Thomas rarely asks questions. Obviously, Kagan was playing to the headlines.

Semper Fi

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Reply 51 - Posted by: dman, 3/30/2014 11:28:17 PM     (No. 9791280)

FTA: Justice Kennedy, often regarded as the Court’s swing vote, asked the Obama administration’s lawyer: “Under your view, a profit corporation could be forced in principle … to pay for abortions?” The lawyer replied, “but there is no law like that on the books.” Justice Roberts shot back, “Isn’t that what we are talking about …?”

Wow. So much for a government by law rather than men (or in this case, women). We were taught when growing up that the "law" is determined by the Constitution and the people through their representatives. Bureaucrats and SCOTUS justices do not make law, Marbury v Madison notwithstanding. The thin veneer of legitimacy is that all are subject to the law, unless they are bureaucrats or wear black robes. I had concluded that the judicial is the most corrupt branch of government, before Mark Levin published his book on the subject. Nothing has occurred to alter my opinion. Our government is in need of serious overhaul, starting with the courts.

BTW: Why has there been no talk of the distinction between publicly and privately held corporations? That should have an impact on legal "personhood".

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Reply 52 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/31/2014 12:20:28 AM     (No. 9791313)

#51 - according to Wiki. There apparently isn´t any difference between for-profit and not for-profit.

Corporate personhood is the legal concept that a corporation may be recognized as an individual in the eyes of the law. This doctrine forms the basis for legal recognition that corporations, as groups of people, may hold and exercise certain rights under the common law and the U.S. Constitution. For example, corporations may contract with other parties and sue or be sued in court in the same way as natural persons or unincorporated associations of persons. The doctrine does not hold that corporations are flesh and blood "people" apart from their shareholders, officers, and directors, nor does it grant to corporations all of the rights of citizens.

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Reply 53 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/31/2014 12:24:16 AM     (No. 9791316)

To continue from Wiki - Citizens United gave the right of free speech to a corporation ...

Since the Supreme Court´s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission in 2010, upholding the rights of corporations to make political expenditures under the First Amendment, there have been several calls for a U.S. Constitutional amendment to abolish Corporate Personhood,[7] even though the Citizens United majority opinion makes no reference to corporate personhood or to the Fourteenth Amendment.


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Reply 54 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 3/31/2014 1:26:20 AM     (No. 9791339)

This is what happens when you appoint rigid ideologues instead of competent lawyers to the federal bench.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: Rinktum, 3/31/2014 6:01:56 AM     (No. 9791381)

They should just remove the blindfold from Lady Justice. Everyone knows the Court is split along political lines and they vote accordingly. Little thought is given to Constitutionality by the politically left-leaning justices. The incompetency shown by this administration from Obama on down is staggering. Rabid progressive ideology is the benchmark for high office no matter the position. It trumps every other qualification.

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Congressional staffers investigating data falsification and whistleblower retaliation at the Department of Veterans Affairs regional office in Philadelphia were given a workspace there that was wired with activated audio microphones and video cameras, the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans´ Affairs said Monday. Committee investigators also glimpsed a notebook used by the agency´s regional director that bore written instructions to ignore their requests for information, Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., said during a late-night hearing. Miller, chairman of the veterans committee, said he is “shocked” by the directives from VA officials to ignore congressional investigators. “You will not ignore this

World Health Organization
Recommends Drastic Measures
to Fight HIV Among Gays, Transgenders
Breitbart Big Government, by Austin Ruse    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/15/2014 10:05:38 PM     Post Reply
The World Health Organization is reporting that the rate of HIV infection among young gays is growing so rapidly the agency is recommending for the first time that men who have sex with men take anti-viral drugs as a preventative. Gay men in their twenties are too young to remember the panic in the gay community when HIV/AIDs was first discovered in the 1980s. With the advent of anti-viral drugs that make HIV, at least until the disease mutates, chronic but manageable, young men may be taking more chances sexually. Couple that with the general belief among all young men

Missouri Governor Signs Bill to
Replace Common Core Standards
Breitbart Big Government, by Dr. Susan Berry    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/15/2014 5:28:14 PM     Post Reply
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has signed legislation that provides for a task force to write new education standards that will eventually replace the Common Core in his state. Nixon’s office announced his approval of the measure Monday, the last possible day the governor could take action on bills passed earlier this year, local news KMBC.com reports. The Republican-led Missouri legislature, which has battled the standards since their adoption in 2010, approved HB 1490 23-6 in the state Senate and 135-10 in the state House. Originally, the bill was intended to ban the Common Core standards entirely. Increasing numbers of

Reid: Southern border is secure
The Hill, by Alexander Bolton    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/15/2014 4:59:55 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday asserted the Southern border is secure despite the massive surge of illegal minors from Central America that has overwhelmed federal agencies. “The border is secure,” he told reporters after the Senate Democrats’ weekly policy lunch. “[Sen.] Martin Heinrich [D-N.M.] talked to the caucus today. He’s a border state senator. He said he can say without any equivocation the border is secure.” Reid said lawmakers need to worry less about border security and focus instead on President Obama’s $3.7 billion request to help process the tens of thousands of children from Honduras, Guatemala

Michelle Obama and School
Nutrition Association Battle over
Meal Program
Breitbart Big Government, by William Bigelow    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/15/2014 1:47:36 PM     Post Reply
An internecine battle has broken out between the Obama administration and the School Nutrition Association (SNA) over the federal government’s requirements for school meal programs. The fight has gotten so nasty that Michelle Obama’s food policy czar, celebrity chef Sam Kass, who handed out awards at the SNA´s annual convention in 2012, was refused permission to speak at this year´s convention, held in Boston this week and attended by approximately 6,500 school nutrition workers. According to Politico, the brouhaha arose from the different goals each group has for the $11 billion school lunch program; some food companies "want to build

Group At Center Of IRS Scandal
Has Never Been Interviewed
By FBI Investigators
Independent Journal Review, by Larry O´Connor    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/14/2014 6:07:41 PM     Post Reply
No one from True The Vote, the highest profile organization targeted by the IRS in the scandal involving improper scrutiny of conservative-leaning non-profits, has been interviewed by the FBI or investigators from the Department of Justice, according to the group’s President, Catherine Engelbrecht. This stunning revelation comes just days after Attorney General Eric Holder rebuffed the suggestion that an independent investigation is needed into the growing scandal. Holder told ABC News this weekend that a special investigation was unnecessary because “career people” and FBI agents were “doing a good, professional job” investigating the matter. When I raised Holder’s assertion to Engelbrecht

New York Times: Border Crisis ´a Myth´
Breitbart Big Journalism, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/14/2014 3:07:13 PM     Post Reply
The New York Times editorial board believes the border crisis is merely "a myth." In a weekend editorial, the Times said the "White House is getting it mostly right" on immigration and blasted Republicans, who are "throwing up roadblocks" with "dangerous overreaction." The Times praised the Obama administration´s request for $3.7 billion in aid to deal with a crisis they think is a "myth." "The besieged border is a myth, and the arrival of a few thousand weary refugee children on buses does not make the myth true," the Times wrote. "Republicans are feeding the cycle, stoking panic about a

Report: Small Lifeless, Dead
Children Found “Washed Up
Along Riverbank” of Rio Grande
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/14/2014 11:00:03 AM     Post Reply
A Fox News exclusive reported this morning by Jana Winter inexplicably buried the lede. Winter reports that several dead children have been discovered “washed up along the riverbank” of the Rio Grande, but fails to note that there have been no reports by the Obama administration on this. This indicates a pattern of covering up dead illegal alien kids by the Obama administration. It was two weeks before news was reported on the sole child death acknowledged by the Obama administration, Gilberto Ramos, a 15 year-old boy from Guatemala whose body was found in the Texas brush dead from the

The 4 NYC teachers banned
from classrooms who rake in millions
New York Post, by Susan Edelman    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/13/2014 11:18:14 PM     Post Reply
Three of the city’s longest-running “rubber room” teachers have raked in more than $1 million each for a decade of not working in classrooms, and a fourth is paid a top salary — $100,049 a year — not to teach. The Foul Four — who beat sexual-misconduct charges — can’t be fired by the Department of Education because they are entitled to job protections under state tenure laws, which require “due process.” Educators are entitled to a trial with an independent hearing officer who decides whether any misconduct warrants termination. A group of New York City parents filed a lawsuit



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First wave of deportations begins amid
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from overwhelmed New Mexico detention center

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Daily Mail [UK], by Reuters & AP Reporter    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:59:57 AM     Post Reply
The U.S. deported Honduran children as young as 1-1/2 years old on Monday in the first flight since President Obama pledged to speed up the process of sending back illegal immigrant minors from Central America. Fleeing violence and poverty, record numbers of children from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have crossed into the United States over the past year, sparking intense debate about how to solve the problem. Monday´s flight from New Mexico to San Pedro Sula, the city with the highest murder rate in the world, returned 17 Honduran women, as well as 12 girls and nine boys, aged

New emergency alert system will give
Obama the power to flip a switch and
address the entire nation at once

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:56:32 PM     Post Reply
The Obama administration quietly announced on Tuesday that it intends to change the way Americans learn about natural disasters and other major emergencies during radio and TV broadcasts, giving the president the ability to flip a switch and address the entire nation at once. The Emergency Alert System, the latest version of a program first established in 1951, blasts out emergency messages in the event of local weather emergencies, but can also be used to warn Americans about terror attacks and major natural disasters. [Snip] It can take up to 10 minutes for every radio, TV, cable and satellite provider to

Pope Francis Calls on U.S.
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Robert Wilde    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/16/2014 11:55:14 AM     Post Reply
In his message to the “Mexico/Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development,” Pope Francis characterized the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants that have crossed the U.S. southern border as a product of globalization, suggesting that the phenomenon is happening worldwide. Francis proclaimed, “Despite the large influx of migrants present in all continents and in almost all countries, migration is still seen as an emergency, or as a circumstantial and sporadic fact, while instead it has now become a hallmark of our society and a challenge.” Emmer McCarthy for Vatican Radio said Francis expressed his concern for “the tens of thousands of

Mrs. Obama Declares
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Townhall, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 12:55:08 PM     Post Reply
The First Lady of these United States has declared war on Chick-fil-A. It seems the home of plump juicy breasts and hot buttered buns has run afoul of the new Smart Snacks in School program. The program is a component of Mrs. Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The new government regulations require snack items served in public schools to have less than two hundred calories. That includes vending machines, lunch rooms and other campus food venues. And that’s really bad news for kids at South Carolina’s Socastee High School. They’ve just learned they will no longer be allowed to buy Chick-fil-A

Lie at Heart of “Immigration
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Daily Caller, by Mickey Kaus    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/15/2014 12:11:48 AM     Post Reply
“Trust” is for Con Men: The reaction to the border chaos in Texas has accomplished one thing: It has exploded the lie at the heart of current “comprehensive” immigration reform plans. The basic structure of those plans is a swap of a) near-immediate legalization for b) increased border security in the future. The appealing idea is to let current illegals stay while taking the steps necessary to prevent further waves. The lie is the assumption that, once current illegals get their legalization, pro-immigrant activists in both parties will continue to support the second half of the bargain, the increased security. The

Obama AWOL as border crisis worsens
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Washington Times, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:02:13 AM     Post Reply
John McCain, an immigration hawk. Who knew? Mr. McCain, the highest-profile Republican of the U.S. Senate’s “Gang of Eight” that came up with amnesty as the solution to the immigration crisis — and it truly is a crisis — is finally taking a hard line against President Obama for his encouraging the tidal wave of illegal aliens swamping the southwestern border. “There has to be a halt to this,” Mr. McCain thundered Sunday on CNN. “That’s what we want, and the best way to do that is for planeloads of these young people to be returning to their country of origin

The 5 Most Dangerous Guns in America
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Rolling Stone, by Kristen Gwynne    Original Article
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The media can no longer ignore
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Washington Examiner [DC], by Noemie Emery    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:15:16 AM     Post Reply
It had to come sometime, and it came in one very bad week for the Democrats: that the many big problems with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally grew too great for the press to ignore. Obama in his own different way is heading towards Nixon-like levels of weirdness, as, beaten down by the failures regarding his ventures, he appears to have quit his own job. A.B. Stoddard of the Hill says in effect he has stopped being president and chooses to live in a world of his own, shutting out the problems that have become overwhelming, giving dinners where he talks

Rove American Crossroads
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American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/16/2014 8:43:14 AM     Post Reply
The headline in the Washington Post on June 4 was clear: Rove-backed American Crossroads won’t get involved in Cochran runoff Said the Post story the day after Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel had defeated six-term Mississippi GOP Senator Thad Cochran in the first round of the state’s GOP primary: American Crossroads, a GOP establishment organization, has decided to shift its political focus almost entirely to the general election and will not be spending money in the likely runoff election to decide the Mississippi Senate nomination that was virtually deadlocked after Tuesday night. […] “Other than Alaska, we have completed our work on Senate primaries

Exclusive - Sessions Warns All of Congress:
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 9:28:19 AM     Post Reply
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has warned all of his colleagues in Congress that President Barack Obama’s new immigration strategy—his plans to legalize millions of illegal alien adults through executive power—could destroy America as we know it. “I write to inform you of a development that threatens the foundation of our constitutional Republic,” Sessions, Congress’s top immigration hawk, wrote in a letter that was hand-delivered to all 535 members of Congress on Monday and provided exclusively to Breitbart News. Sessions cites a recent report from the National Journal, in which reporter Major Garrett detailed how, despite the ongoing

Eric Holder: Americans Should Not
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 1:34:47 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder encouraged Americans not to forget race while working for justice and equality in their country. “As it stands, our society is not yet color blind -- nor should it be -- given the disparities that still afflict and divide us.” Holder explained, “We must be color brave, and we must never forget that all are made better and more prosperous if all are given equal opportunities.” Holder made his remarks during a speech at Howard University on Tuesday for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights Act. “We must take into account not only the

Behind the scenes at the
Clinton White House

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New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/15/2014 5:04:05 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — It was an enduring image of his presidency: a chastened Bill Clinton walking his dog while wife Hillary keeps her distance as the family leaves town at the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal — but it was all part of a contrived public-repentance campaign, according to a new book. With Bill on the skids and his wife’s future prospects on the line, it was necessary for the pubic to see the president being punished, said Weekly Standard online editor Daniel Halper in his new book, “Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.” “They understood that


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