November 22, 2017

Your logical fallacy is…

Someone ought to make finding logical fallacies in a politician’s speech into bingo. Just turn on the State of the Union speech and start filling your bingo card.

If it was a game, yourlogicalfallacyis.com would be the score keeper and the posters they are giving away for free would be the bingo card. [cont…]

And the funniest guy on the Supreme Court is…

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. And Chief Justice Roberts has taken that to heart. On Monday, while the Supreme Court was taking oral arguments and handing down opinions, the Chief took several opportunities to poke fun and to shoot off a witty question. After handing down a unanimous opinion rejecting […]

Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting before the Supremes

Remember this one? This case deals with series of laws passed in Arizona in response to the failure of the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws. As summarized by the ACLU in September: As part of a comprehensive overhaul of the immigration laws, Congress adopted a series of carefully calibrated measures, beginning in the […]

Kagan sworn-in; Scalia trips but ok

Elena Kagan was sworn-in as fourth woman to sit on the US Supreme Court, today, and the third currently seated female justice.   And Antonin Scalia tripped, but is ok…in case you were wondering. Related articles by Zemanta Justice Elena Kagan Sworn in Today (lezgetreal.com) Kagan sworn in as fourth woman on Supreme Court (seattletimes.nwsource.com) […]