SCOTUS May Throw Out DOMA Cases Due to DOJ Refusal to Defend

Ken Klukowski Breitbart.com Big Government 27 Mar 2013

The Supreme Court’s justices spent a full hour in today’s DOMA case, U.S. v. Windsor, debating whether the case should be in court at all.

In each DOMA lawsuit—including Windsor—the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) has a responsibility to defend DOMA against a constitutional challenge. But President […]

SCOTUS Takes Major Constitutional Case on Treaty Powers

Ken Klukowski Breitbart.com Big Government 18 Jan 2013

On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in Bond v. United States, a case raising serious issues of federal power under the U.S. Constitution.

This case is about a woman who discovered her husband was having an affair, then attempted to poison the mistress at […]

Chief Justice Says States Have Compromised Their Sovereignty

Jack Kenny The New American 29 March 2012

Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday what has long been known but seldom spoken. During the third and final day of Supreme Court hearings on whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 is unconstitutional, Roberts said states have been compromising their sovereignty for decades […]

Quote of the day–the early edition, in time for your ‘free lunch’

Free Lunch Founding Ideals 3/29/2012

Supreme Court – 03.28.12 An exchange between Justice Kagan and Lead Plaintiff Attorney Clement…

…Kagan pressed further with a hypothetical asking Clement if he’d accept a lucrative job. He said it would depend on where that money came from.

“Wow! Wow!” Kagan exclaimed in wonderment. “I’m offering you $10 million […]

ObamaCare decision likely by June 2012

Ken Klukowski Washington Examiner 9/29/2011

Things have changed on Obamacare since my last post this morning.

As of this morning, I had received DOJ’s cert petition to the Supreme Court asking the justices to take the Obamacare mega-case involving 26 states and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). I also received the petition filed […]