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The Left’s Best Freak Outs to SCOTUS Ruling on Trump Travel EO

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/26/2017 at 6:30pm
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In the wake of the Supreme Court reinstatement of substantially all of President Trump’s travel Executive Order, the left is responding as expected.

Left-wing and Islamic groups are outraged and don’t seem to understand the rul...

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SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Missouri Lutheran School in Suit Against State

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 12:17pm 6/26/2017 at 12:17pm
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Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Missouri Lutheran School who’d sued the state over the state’s decision to withhold grant money.

PBS summarized:

The case grows out of a lawsuit filed by Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, after it lost out on a grant for its playground in 2012...

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Supreme Court Will Hear a Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:50am 6/26/2017 at 10:50am
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The Supreme Court has decided to hear a challenge from a Colorado baker, after the state charged him with violating the state’s anti-discrimination law when he declined to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. From the LA Times:

Jack Phillips, the owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., was...

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SCOTUS reinstates substantially all of Trump Travel Order

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:36am 6/26/2017 at 10:36am
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[BREAKING – This post has been updated multiple times]

In a per curiam Order (full embed at bottom of post), the Supreme Court agreed to hear the Trump Travel Order cases, and also substantially lifted...

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Scalia called Obamacare ‘SCOTUScare’ and warned it might endure — and he was right

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 7:00pm 6/25/2017 at 7:00pm

With the House having passed a healthcare bill, and the Senate close to passing a version, there is a lot of debate over the specifics of the bills.

Shameless Democrats like Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders portray Republicans as setting out to kill tens of thousands of Americans. In the...

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Supreme Court Rules Trademark Ban on Offensive Speech is Unconstitutional

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/19/2017 at 2:30pm
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The Supreme Court has ruled 8-0 that it is unconstitutional for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to not register offensive names under the federal trademark law’s disparagement clause.

The Asian-American band The Slants did not receive a trademark due to this clause, which the justices found violated free speech. From CNN:

“Holding...

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9th Circuit upholds Hawaii injunction against Trump Travel Order No. 2

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 1:50pm 6/12/2017 at 1:50pm
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We’ve been here before. Another judicial opinion upholding an injunction against Trump’s Travel Order No. 2. This time from the 9th Circuit arising out of the injunction by the Hawaii District Court.

The Opinion (pdf.) is embedded below. The Trump administration already has the Hawaii injunction be...

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Stupid travel “ban” tricks

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:05pm 6/5/2017 at 7:05pm
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There he went again.

Early this morning Donald Trump launched a twitter storm regarding the issue of the Executive Orders regarding visa entry to the U.S. from 6 (originally 7) majority Muslim nations previously identified by the Obama administration as posing unique security risks.

On January 28, 2017, just after the first Executive...

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How can Ginsburg participate in Travel Order case after her statements about Trump?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 9:20pm 6/2/2017 at 9:20pm
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Donald Trump’s second Executive Order on visa entry from six majority Muslim countries is now before the Supreme Court.

Trump is seeking review of the 4th Circuit’s decision upholding a Maryland District Court injunction halting...

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Waiting for SCOTUS to rule on Trump request to stay injunction against travel Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/2/2017 at 4:00pm

IF the U.S. Supreme Court wants to weigh in quickly on the legality of Donald Trump’s Second Executive Order temporarily barring new visa entries on people from six high-risk countries, SCOTUS has an opportunity to do so.

Yesterday the Justice Department filed requests for review of the case (Petition...

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Merrick Garland for FBI Director?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8:45am 5/15/2017 at 8:45am

Okay, I’ll admit this is a good bit of trolling, but I can’t help myself this morning.

You remember Merrick Garland? He’s the guy Obama nominated for the Scalia seat, but who never got a vote. That was like an injection of hot sauce into the veins of Democrats.

Senator Mike Lee recently...

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If Supreme Court Vacancy Opens Up This Summer, Expect Liberal Freakout

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 3:00pm 5/14/2017 at 3:00pm

The liberal freakout over the recent confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court was just a preview. If another vacancy opens up this summer, we’ll see the main attraction.

And just so you know, there is already talk of another vacancy.

Max Greenwood writes at The Hill:

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Senate Confirms NEIL GORSUCH

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:00am 4/7/2017 at 11:00am

It’s a done deal. Mr. Associate Justice Neal Gorsuch.

BEFORE THE VOTE:

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VIDEO: The History of Democrat Deceit on Judicial Filibusters

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/6/2017 at 5:00pm

Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, April 7, 2017, on a straight up or down vote.

That up or down vote will happen after Democrats filibustered the nomination by getting 45 Democrats to vote against closing debate.

Republicans then exercised what usually is referred to as the...

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Senate Republican’s exercise Nuclear Option on Gorsuch Nomination

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 10:45am 4/6/2017 at 10:45am

The Senate Republicans used the “nuclear option” to end the filibuster on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The Senate now has 30 hours to debate before the confirmation vote, which should take place on Friday at 7PM EST.

The Senate voted 55-45 to end the debate with three Democrats...

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First Gorsuch Supreme Court decision: McConnell v. Schumer

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/2/2017 at 4:30pm

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) appeared this morning on Meet the Press and announced that the Republicans are unlikely to reach the 60 votes needed to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.   Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-) later appeared on the same show and announced that Gorsuch would...

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Dem base not yet woke to approaching Tsunami of Trump lower court nominations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/29/2017 at 4:30pm
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Donald Trump moved fairly quickly in the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to fill the Scalia Seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.

The hearings have moved more slowly than many of us would have liked, but Mitch McConnell is promising an up or down vote by April 7, regardless of any attempts by...

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