Tag Archives: Supreme Court

When judges corrode the law

By Jeff Jacoby can be reached at jacoby@globe.com – Boston Globe During his Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 2005, then-Judge John Roberts emphasized his strong belief in judicial modesty. “Judges are like umpires,” Roberts famously said. “Umpires don’t make the … Continue reading

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The Council Has Spoken!! Our Watcher’s Council Results

The Council Has Spoken!  The votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. “On every question of construction, let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect … Continue reading

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Our Weasel Of The Week!

Yes, once again, It’s time to present this week’s statuette of shame, The Golden Weasel!! Every Tuesday, the Council nominates some of the slimiest, most despicable characters in public life for some deed of evil, cowardice or corruption they’ve performed. … Continue reading

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Watcher’s Council Nominations – Rain-bo Edition

Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by … Continue reading

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Our Weasel Of The Week Nominees! 6.30.15

It’s time once again for the Watcher’s Council’s ‘Weasel Of The Week’ nominations, where we pick our choices to compete for the award of the famed Golden Weasel to a public figure who particularly deserves to be slimed and mocked … Continue reading

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The Council Has Spoken!! Our Watcher’s Council Results – 06-12-15

The Council Has Spoken!  The votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. ‘No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.’ – Mark Twain ‘Politics, n. … Continue reading

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Obama Racks Up a String of Judicial Losses at Supreme Court

It has been a tough week for President Obama at the Supreme Court!  As the somewhat surprising ObamaCare loss to Hobby Lobby was added to the tally on Monday, the Obama administration lost 4 out of 5 big decisions and … Continue reading

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