Thursday, March 3, 2011

New Score in the Health Care Lawsuit: US 3 - VA 1 and FL 1

UPDATE: Unconstitutional, but still enforceable, if the government appeals the original ruling "within seven days and [seeks] an expedited review at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals." Read the Wall Street Journal, Judge Says Health-Care Overhaul Can Roll Out While Government Appeals, which includes a link to check the status of "the 22 cases challenging the health-care law" at the Kaiser Health News scoreboard.

To read the order potentially staying his find that the health care law is unconstitutional, click here.

To read some of the other recent court documents, click here.

"A third federal judge upheld the constitutionality of the Obama health care law, which two other federal judges have ruled against." Read The New York Times, A Third Judge Validates Health Care Overhaul Law.

Free Speech, Is It All or Nothing?

UPDATE II: Chief Justice "Roberts called 'startling and dangerous' the government's argument that the value of certain categories of speech should be weighed against their societal costs when protecting free speech." Justice Alito would disagree. Read the Washington Post, Alito stands alone on Supreme Court's First Amendment cases.

UPDATE: Free speech means all of it, at least so long as the speech is on matters of public concern, the relationship between speaker and subject was not a private grudge, and speech is said from a place where the speaker has the right to be. Read the New York Times, Justices Rule for Protesters at Military Funerals, or read the Supreme Court opinion.

Antichrist Obama, God Hates Adultery, You're Going to Hell!

Any problems with those statements?

Then what is the objection to God Hates the USA, Thank God for 9/11, Thank God for Dead Soldiers, Semper Fi Fags, Priests Rape Boys, or God Hates Your Tears?

Read the Washington Post, High court struggles with funeral protest case.

No Class Like This at My School

According to Northwestern University spokesman Alan Cubbage:

"Northwestern University faculty members engage in teaching and research on a wide variety of topics, some of them controversial and some of at the leading edge of their respective disciplines, The University supports the efforts of its faculty to further the advancement of knowledge."

Their dedication to the advancement of knowledge is commendable. Case in point:

"A Northwestern University professor concluded a discussion of bondage and other sexual fetishes in his human sexuality class by having a woman take off all her clothes, climb on stage and graphically demonstrate the use of a sex toy." Read The New York Times, Northwestern Uni Defends Sex-Toy Demonstration.

I liked this quote from the article:

"'It is probably something I will remember the rest of my life,' said senior Justin Smith, 21, one of the students who stuck around voluntarily after class when students were told about what they were about to see.

'I can't say that about my Econ 202 class and the material that I learned there,' Smith told The Chicago Tribune."

For a more graphic description of the events that day, read, Northwestern Students Treated to Orgasm Demo.

Republi-CONs, and Their Mutually Beneficial Relationship With Their Corporate Overlords

"Corporations are restricted in making contributions to Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana. But they can give whatever they like to the foundation set up by his wife." Read The New York Times, Wife’s Charity Offers Corporate Tie to a Governor.

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The NoBullU New Year's Resolution;

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Local and regional: BREAKING NEWS, unconstitutional, but still enforceable, if at first Boeing doesn't succeed . . . change the rules, more state Republi-CON fiscal conservative hypocrisy, Republi-CONs, and their mutually beneficial relationship with Louisiana corporate overlords, and remember days gone by, watch this 1964 Pensacola tourism film;

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