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Ford Faces Potential $1.3 Billion Fine For Skirting ‘Chicken Tax’ Regulations With Transit Connect Imports

Back in the 1940s the U.S. government implemented a cash prize for chicken breeders who could produce bigger birds in less time. Here in 2021, the domino effect has had its way with the world as Ford is potentially facing a 1.3 billion dollar fine for importing Transit Connect vans to from Turkey. Those two […]

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What Amy Coney Barrett Would Mean for the Youth Climate Case

On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off its confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. If she’s confirmed, she’ll tip the scale of the Supreme Court to a 6-3 conservative majority, leaving the future of many important cases…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Well Shit, Looks Like It’s Anti-Abortion Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Some lovely news to kick off your weekend: It seems that less than a week after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, Donald Trump has reportedly decided to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to replace her in the Supreme Court. A banner day for him, but less so for the rest of us, who will be forced to […]

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Supreme Court Says Police Can’t Seize Your Car For Basically No Reason

Here’s a situation that you may not have considered: you’re driving along, riding a little dirty. Cops pull you over, and find a substantial, but not crazy large, amount of contraband in your car. Say, less than $1,000. They arrest you, and then they take your car. Forever. Even if it’s worth a lot more […]

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Panicked Republicans Smear VA Gov. Ralph Northam As A Baby Killer

Republicans are desperate. Trump is as unpopular as he’s ever been, he just surrendered unconditionally to Nancy Pelosi after a disastrous and unnecessary 35 day government shutdown of his own creation, and he’s threatening to do again but this time with the promise of crashing the world’s economy …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Our Agenda Must Now Include Adding 2 Seats to the Supreme Court

Picture this: It’s 2020. Donald Trump and the entire leadership of the GOP have been caught on video eating a live baby while worshipping a golden statue of Vladimir Putin. Except for the 60 million Trump voters who applaud them for their healthy nutritional habits and choice of false idols, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Lindsey Graham Just Threatened Democratic Nominees With False Accusations

If Lindsey Graham is any indication, Senate Republicans are absolutely furious after Dr. Christine Ford gave her testimony on Thursday. Hoping to have a female lawyer discredit her like she was on trial, Dr. Ford instead gave a brutally honest and credible account of what happened the night she was …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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What Happens in Your State if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

In 1973, the Supreme Court decided in Roe v. Wade that a Texas state law restricting access to abortion was unconstitutional. If that decision were to be overturned by a future Supreme Court case (something anti-abortion advocates are working toward), states could once again enforce such laws.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Supreme Court Just Opened The Door To Regulating Gun Stores Out Of Existence

Chris Rock had a joke a back in the 90’s about not bothering with gun control and making bullets cost $5000 each instead. Today, the Supreme Court gave the gun control movement the next best thing by affirming that while there is a second amendment right to own a gun, there’s no such thing as …Continue […]

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Justice John Paul Stevens: “Repeal the Second Amendment”

Shortly before his death, former President Gerald R. Ford declared, “I am prepared to allow history’s judgment of my term in office to rest (if necessary, exclusively) on my nomination thirty years ago of Justice John Paul Stevens to the U.S. Supreme Court.” Stevens, an Illinois judge, was seen by …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Justice Anthony Kennedy Is (Not) Retiring

Dean Heller, the Republican senator from Nevada, is desperate. He’s unpopular, his party is unpopular, and his president is even more unpopular. And he’s running for reelection in a state that Trump lost in a year that Democrats are angrier than the Tea Party could possibly conceive of. So, like …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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“State’s Rights” Republicans Are Begging SCOTUS To Stop Pennsylvania From Ending Gerrymandering

UPDATE: Literally as I was posting this article, word came down that Justice Alito rejected the plea of the PA GOP to preserve their unconstitutional congressional map. Republicans are running out of legal options to forestall the loss of their precious map. Now we’ll see if they resort to illegal …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Chief Justice Roberts Called Sociology “Gobbledygook” so a Leading Sociologist Publicly Spanked Him

There are exactly two ways to approach Gil v. Whitford, the gerrymandering case currently before the Supreme Court. One, you can look at the merits of the case and decide whether or not the extreme partisan gerrymandering Republicans have engaged in has, in fact, stripped people of their vote (to …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Justice Department Tries to Take Microsoft Email Warrant Fight to Supreme Court

The US Department of Justice is attempting to take its long-running legal battle with Microsoft over access to emails stored on foreign servers to the Supreme Court. After several delays, the Justice Department tonight filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to take its case. An appeals court previously ruled in…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Supreme Court Rules Sex Offenders Can’t Be Barred from Social Media

In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that prevents sex offenders from posting on social media where children might be present, saying it “impermissibly restricts lawful speech.” In doing so, the Supreme Court asserted what we all know to be true: Posting is essential to the…Read more… Continue […]

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If The Press Doesn’t Stop Whitewashing Republican Scumbaggery, We’re All Screwed

At the same time newspapers are stepping up their game to hold Donald Trump accountable for his growing number of gaffes, scandals and outright crimes, they’re putting in the extra effort to wipe the slate clean for the GOP.Recently, Republicans have taken to complaining that the mean ol’ liberal …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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