The Courts

UPDATE: Legal Action Against Koch Brothers, Rick Scott & Jeb Bush Goes To U.S. Supreme Court

UPDATE: Legal Action Against Koch Brothers, Rick Scott & Jeb Bush Goes To U.S. Supreme Court

And so it continues. The unethical, and allegedly illegal, Florida indenture involving four very well-known political figures, including a 2016 presidential candidate, continues. Here is some background on the story followed by the latest legal action, which is now on its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. In February 2015, Florida Attorney Steve Medina asked […]

Kentucky Clerk Jailed On Contempt Charges

Kentucky Clerk Jailed On Contempt Charges

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has been taken into custody and jailed after being summoned to federal court on contempt charges stemming from her refusal to issue any marriage licenses in the wake of the recent Supreme Court ruling making marriage equality the law of the land. The controversy came to a head on Monday […]

Breaking: Federal Judge Summons Kentucky Clerk And Her Staff – VIDEO

Breaking: Federal Judge Summons Kentucky Clerk And Her Staff – VIDEO

UPDATE, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015: NBC News reports that Davis was found to be in contempt of court Thursdays morning. District Court Judge David Bunning has said Davis is bound by an oath of office to perform her duties under the law, and ordered that she be jailed until she complied with his order to […]

Supreme Court Puts Their Foot Down, Ruling Against Same-Sex Marriage Objector

Supreme Court Puts Their Foot Down, Ruling Against Same-Sex Marriage Objector

“After months of hearing from conservatives and fundamentalists about how they were going to secede, leave the country, or burn themselves in effigy over same-sex marriage1,” the day arrived on June 26, 2015 when the United States Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 ruling that same-sex marriage would be the law of the land nationwide. A […]

Jimmy Carter: ‘Unlimited Political Bribery’ The ‘Essence’ Of Being Elected President – VIDEO

Jimmy Carter: ‘Unlimited Political Bribery’ The ‘Essence’ Of Being Elected President – VIDEO

Former President Jimmy Carter has some strong words about the politics of getting the party nomination and winning the presidency. During an interview with Thom Hartmann last week, Carter said that the United States is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” is the essence of winning the nomination for president and going on […]

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