2 posts categorized "ANTONIN SCALIA"

Feb 29 2016
6-PACK — Trump's Gone Too Far, 'K? + Dem Battle Plan + Three-Legged Race + Justice Thomas Drops Mute Act + Gay History + Gay Runner Outed & Accepted! Comments (0)

*widget boy cultureJoe Scarborough, once in the tank of Trump, calls KKK kerfluffe “disqualifying.”

*widget boy cultureHow the Dems plan to win moderate GOP votes in November.

Screen Shot 2016-02-29 at 1.29.55 PMChris Jones (Video still via ABC News)

*widget boy cultureFootballer's run comes to early end when third leg makes appearance.

*widget boy cultureWithout racist Scalia around, Justice Thomas asks first questions in 10 years.

Screen Shot 2016-02-29 at 1.17.19 PMCosmos Screen by Perry Kelly (Book cover via AuthorHouse)

*widget boy cultureMan writes of growing up gay in the Depression, serving in WWII. Images

*widget boy cultureCollege runner outed, but finds “nothing but acceptance.”

CavGardens.0.0Gay runner Cavender Salvadori (Image by Cavender Salvadori via Outsports)

Feb 13 2016
Virulently Anti-Gay Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead @ 79 Comments (0)

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, one of the Court's most unapologetically anti-gay members and a Constitutional literalist, has been found dead at his West Texas ranch, Republican's Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed in a statement. Scalia was 79.

Scalia is said to have died of natural causes.

Scalia served on the Supreme Court for 30 years, ever since his 1986 appointment by President Ronald Reagan.

Though much is made of how important it is to elect presidents from your party of choice due to Supreme Court appointments, it is rare for Justices to die while still in service. The last to do so was in 2005—Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Before that, it had not happened in 50 years.

Scalia's votes have been almost as egregious as Clarence Thomas's, so don't expect a perfunctory RIP from me. Meanwhile, Ted Cruz is already saying Obama shouldn't be allowed to pick his replacement.