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Supreme Court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban


In a 6-2 decision, the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of affirmative action in state universities. With Congress on continuous vacation, this decision could open the door for states to pass discrimination laws. Hopefully, states will continue down the road of justice for all:

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The Supreme Court heard arguments for and against California Prop 8 and the Defensive Marriage Act of ’96


Over the past two day, the Supreme Court of the United States was listening to lawyers argue for and against Prop 8 and Defensive Marriage Act of ’96 to see if it should be overturned. Conservative see the gay rights issue as a god given right to discriminate, but liberals […]

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The conservative Supreme Court of the United States could strike down the 1965 Voting Rights Act


On the same-day President Obama unveiled of the Rosa Parks statue on Capital Hill, the Supreme Court of the United States was listening to arguments about overturning one of the most important bills passed by Congress; the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This law is one of the main reasons […]

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Chief Justice John Roberts shocks the world by ruling with liberals on Healthcare Bill


Chief Justice John Roberts shocked conservatives by siding with the liberal justices in the Supreme Court decision to rule the individual mandate as constitutional. This was shocking because everyone thought John Roberts would be the last person to help the Obama Administration. John Roberts was made Chief Justice of the […]

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Is the Healthcare law in trouble?


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#OWS take over of foreclosed homes would make Danial Shay proud.


It looks like the American people has picked up their history books and have taken the page out on this new idea, to occupy foreclosed homes. Yesterday, occupy wallstreet turned into occupy homes in more than two dozen cities. The majority of these home were foreclosed on b/c of corporate […]

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Supreme Court will hear health care case


The Supreme Court will allow arguments in March on the Health Care bill signed into law by Obama. This will give the Supreme Court plenty of time to decide on this case before the 2012 elections. This is a good idea to conclude this divisive piece of legislation so everyone […]

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Obama Administration Cuts Major Part Of Health Care Reform Law in order to save the law.


Known as CLASS, the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports program, Obama had to cut this program in order to win the Supreme Court decision. This program was championed by the lion himself late Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. This program was for Long-term care includes not only nursing […]

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Appeals court uphold health care law.


Today, the appeals court uphold the individual mandate for the health care law ruled as constitutional.  For the people who truly believe in a health nation, this is a victory for the health of our country.  CNN continues: The “individual mandate” requiring nearly all Americans purchase health insurance by 2014 […]

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Judicial nominee Goodwin Liu deserves an up or down vote.


Who is Goodwin Liu one might ask, well he was really really close to being nominated as the first Asian-American judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.  To add fuel to the flames the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals represents 40 percent of the Asian-American population in the U.S.  […]

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