The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health care reform measure passed by Congress in 2010 over fierce opposition from Republicans and the Tea Party, is LEGAL! Voting to uphold the basic structure of the law were Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Ginsberg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan. Voting […]
WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court said yesterday that it will hear arguments next March about President Obama’s health-care overhaul — a case that could shake the political landscape as voters decide if Obama deserves a second term in office. The decision to hear arguments in the spring sets up an election-year showdown over the White House’s […]
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executed Troy Davis on Wednesday night for the murder of an off-duty police officer, a crime he denied committing right to the end as supporters around the world mourned and declared that an innocent man was put to death. Defiant to the end, he told relatives of Mark MacPhail that […]
GEORGIA — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is the target of an ethics examination, investigated by The NY Times, as to whether he misused his “prestige of office” to persuade his friend Harlan Crow to fund a museum in Pin Point, Georgia. Thomas, who is from Pin Point, introduced residents to Crow, who the Times […]
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a Kentucky man who was arrested after police burst into his apartment without a search warrant because they smelled marijuana and feared he was trying to get rid of incriminating evidence. Voting 8-1, the justices reversed a Kentucky Supreme Court ruling that threw out the evidence […]
WASHINGTON — Christine Kwapnoski hasn’t done too badly in nearly 25 years in the Wal-Mart family, making more than $60,000 a year in a job she enjoys most days. ALSO READ: Is Drinking Cold Water Bad For Your Health? But Kwapnoski says she faced obstacles at Wal-Mart-owned Sam’s Club stores in both Missouri and California: […]
WASHINGTON D.C.- Lillian McEwen an ex-lover of Clarence Thomas has written a book about Thomas in which she describes his sexual preferences and tastes, including his love for threesomes. RELATED: Top 10 Religious Moments of the Decade Gawker reports: McEwen explains why she wrote a book about her decades-old tryst with the “easily aroused…national treasure,” […]
The Supreme Court has turned down an emergency appeal from a New Jersey man who says President-elect Barack Obama is ineligible to be president because he was a British subject at birth.