July 19, 2005

Why Roberts' Federalist Society Membership is a Concern

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 19, 2005 | 10:55 PM | comments

As I pointed out earlier, Judge John G. Roberts, Jr. is a leading member of the Federalist Society, a group dedicated to the radical remaking of the law and legal profession. Here's an excerpt from a PFAW look at...Read More

And that's just the tip of the iceberg...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 19, 2005 | 9:57 PM | comments

Environmental Protections: As a judge, Roberts suggested in a dissent that the Endangered Species Act was unconstitutional as applied to a California development case. Veteran Protections: Roberts argued American POWs tortured in Iraq during the Gulf War should not...Read More

Alliance For Justice Nails It

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 19, 2005 | 9:26 PM | comments

The Alliance for Justice not only highlights Judge John G. Roberts, Jr.'s troubling ideological history but deconstructs the little myth that he's a relative unknown to those who arranged for his nomination, pointing out that the extremists on the...Read More

A smart, polite, nice guy asshole is still an asshole

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | July 19, 2005 | 8:13 PM | comments

The early info is in and, while he's smart as a whip and writes and argues well, some seem to think he's a stand-up guy, and he doesn't seem to beat dogs in excess, Judge John G. Roberts, Jr....Read More

Regarding John G. Roberts for the Supreme Court

Filed by Ed Team | July 19, 2005 | 7:00 PM | comments

The news is out: President Bush is said to be nominating John G. Roberts for the U.S. Supreme Court. We don't know much about him on the topic of glbt civil rights, but there may be reason for some...Read More

"If that is the law, then the law is a ass!"

Filed by Ed Team | July 19, 2005 | 9:29 AM | comments

You can argue the constitutionality of the USA Patriot Act. [BTW, did you know that it is actually entitled: "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism"? Them Warshington boys is so clever!]...Read More

Good ole Mom

Filed by Bil Browning | July 19, 2005 | 8:52 AM | comments

My mom is coming to town today. She lives in northern Indiana in one of the small ubiquitous towns that dot the landscape of the rural midwest. She rarely comes to visit, so I'm looking forward to the chance...Read More