Do your job, Senate

A new survey says that 62 percent says that Pres. Obama’s Supreme Court candidate deserves a hearing. According to a new Monmouth University Poll: Specifically, two-thirds say that Pres. Obama’s recent nomination deserves a hearing and 3-in-4 Americans think Senate Republicans are playing politics by refusing to consider to it. Turns out the chief justice …

Mitch McConnell is the devil

And he has minions, as well. Cull through that link for some of  the Republicans who refuse to even meet with an Obama nominee for the Supreme Court, now that Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has gone on to his reward. McConnell and others have vowed not to allow a so-called “election year” nominee because I believe they …

Whoosh! And around the bend (forever) goes Glenn Beck

Bloviating Bloviator Glenn Beck says that God gathered Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia home as a wake-up call so that Sen. Ted Cruz…well, I can’t even finish that sentence. You can learn more here. And thanks, Amanda, for the link.

RIP Justice Scalia

I couldn’t have disagreed more with Mr. Originalism, but our thoughts go to his family and friends, who are mourning the passing of the Supreme Court justice who died this weekend while on a trip to Texas. The speculation about his possible replacement started immediately. Could Pres. Obama, a Democrat, make an emergency appointment? Well, there’s this: But …

In which Justice Scalia says confusing things

Leftover sends this, a report (from American Conservative, so take a lemon to suck) that says in a Louisiana speech a few days ago, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said the Constitution, well, let’s AC’s Rod Dreher describe it: Scalia said that of all the religion clause (the Establishment clause, and the Free Exercise clause) …

A brief history of taking the Lord’s name in vain

Of course, when no less a Big Thinker than Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says he believes the world is going to hell in a hand basket because people like me (women) drop the F-bomb, you really have to drop to your knees and pray about it for a moment. I mean: Scalia! Has! Fucking! …