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Cenk Uygur guest hosting on MSNBC. The topic, Proposition 8 defeat in California. h/t Democratic Underground
The Rachel Maddow Show… Oil? What Oil?, posted with vodpod
Excellent! Colbert: Fox News Can’t Tell Black People Apart, posted with vodpod
Elena Kagan is now the third woman on the Supreme Court of the United States. Think Progress The Senate just confirmed Elena Kagan to be the next Supreme Court justice in a vote of 63-37. She will be the 112th justice and the fourth woman in history to serve on the court. The AP reports:… More The Supreme Court will now have three women justices.
Think Progress Last night, after U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that denying gays and lesbians the right to marry violated the Due Process and Equal Protection clauses of the U.S. Constitution, supporters of Proposition 8 expressed disappointment and pledged to appeal the decision all the way up to the Supreme Court. Some conservative activists… More Pat Buchanan suggests Judge Walker struck down Proposition 8 because he is gay.
The Plum Line – Greg Sargent Republicans may be calling for hearings into revising the 14th amendment, which guarantees citizenship to children of illegal immigrants, but it looks like they’re not going to get ’em. Russ Feingold, who chairs the Constitution Subcommittee, which would conduct the hearings, has “no plans” to allow them to go… More Feingold nixes GOP request for hearings into 14th amendment
Rachel Maddow breaks down why Prop 8 did not stand up under the scrutiny of the laws of the land. Prop 8 Ban Reactions, posted with vodpod
It’s rather odd that the “party of strict constructionism” has decided that in the case of the 14th Amendment and “anchor babies“, times have changed. Rachel Maddow was right, these people are not ashamed of their hypocrisy. On Sunday, Sen. John Kyl (R-Ariz.) became the highest-ranking Republican to suggest support for the repeal of the… More The 14th Amendment Brouhaha and other GOP Political Theater