Tag Archive for Supreme Court

A City of Kindness?

domestic violence

Much happening in Anaheim over the weekend, coinciding with a family visit, made it impossible to get to this post any sooner, but some big doings nonetheless.  Namely Pettibone fallout, CATER loses in Court, and the Angels break off negotiations with Anaheim. First off, the Pettibone Caper as Tom Tait’s hand-picked council candidate withdrew from…

Two Stinkers from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court

Monday’s announced decisions from the Supreme Court show why its so important to elect another Democrat president in 2016.  Two decisions, one that favors corporate personhood over individual rights and one that limits the ability of unions to collect dues from part-time workers who benefit from Union negotiations came down on the side of conservatives.…

Rep. Sanchez Issues Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Rulings

LorettaNoh8

SANCHEZ APPALUDS SCOTUS DECISION STRIKING DOWN DOMA WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) today released the following statement applauding the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down core components of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act. “The two Supreme Court rulings today on same-sex marriage are a significant step forward in allowing all couples…

Republicans Expanding War on Women via End Around on Roe v. Wade

Years ago, some conservative friends signed me up for a TownHall.com account and the emails I’m sent provide sometimes a chilling view of the national plans Republicans have for fundamentally changing our society.  The latest campaign, promoted by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, seeks an “end around” the US Supreme Court to legally redfine when “personhood”…

Morning News Bits 6-27-2011

newsroom.jpg

Today we have a bit of a busy morning in the news department on both the local and national scene. Locally: Santa Ana Mayor Is Director of Bank Under Federal Watch and Supervisors Balk at Funding for Obesity Programs.

It Actually May Not Be So Bad

Or it could be worse. But hear me out. The House. Incoming committee chairs are so polluted by donations from the companies/industries they affect/oversee/regulate that legislation originating in the House will likely be as besotted as the new chairs. John Boehner, by all accounts, built his reputation on pragmatic compromise.