Tag Archives: Antonin Scalia

U.S. Supreme Court: The Shape of One’s Soul and the Color of One’s Conscience

by Nona Blyth Cloud (Column originally published at Morning Open Thread on Daily Kos) Justice Antonin Scalia (front row, second from left) is dead. I assume that the President will do his job and nominate a new Justice. Then the great … Continue reading

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Is a WOMAN a PERSON? The Answer You Get Depends on Who You Ask

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Is a Woman a Person?” The answer “Yes, of course,” may seem obvious, but it’s not so clear-cut in American law. When a sitting Supreme Court Justice says that the Equal Protection clause of the 14th … Continue reading

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Justice Antonin Scalia: The Bard of the Bench? (With a Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video)

By Elaine Magliaro Award-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore said that it only seemed fitting “to use Antonin Scalia’s own words for a poetry slam, since the justice’s snarky dissents are filled with so many poetic gems.”  Fiore noted that the … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for June 26, 2015: On the Subject of Same-Sex Marriage and Justice Antonin Scalia

Posted by Elaine Magliaro I couldn’t resist posting this picture today.

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Joins the Torture Debate…Once Again Claiming That Nothing in the Constitution Prohibits It

By Elaine Magliaro Mark Sherman of the Associated Press reported today that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was “joining the debate over the Senate’s torture report by saying it’s hard to rule out the use of extreme measures to extract … Continue reading

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Antonin Scalia’s Thoughts on Secularists, the Devil, the Separation of Church and State, and Religion in the Public Square

By Elaine Magliaro Antonin Scalia on the Separation of Church and State Antonin Scalia is our country’s longest-serving Supreme Court Justice. Scalia, a Catholic, was appointed to the highest court in the land by President Ronald Reagan in 1986. Earlier … Continue reading

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A Mark Fiore Video Cartoon: “Tradition”–On Having an Originalist Respect for Our Roots

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO In the following cartoon video, Mark Fiore ponders what life might be like in this country if we lived in the same kind of society Americans did at the time our Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution. … Continue reading

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