If the amount of your tax contribution determines the amount of your federal benefits — as the Supreme Court just decided when it cut off Puerto Ricans from Social Security Income — is your benefit check next?
Tag: Sonia Sotomayor
Environmentalists rejoice as a 6-3 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court expands the requirement for seeking a federal permit under the Clean Water Act to include wastewater or sewage that makes its way to navigable waters through the ground. The statute had merely required a permit for ‘direct from the source’ pollutants. With two conservative […]
The Supreme Court just overturned the opinions of two lower courts and said a law enforcement officer who had a hunch did not violate a man’s 4th Amendment rights when he stopped his car without ‘reasonable suspicion’ of lawbreaking.
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praises her new colleague, Brett Kavanaugh, for being the first Supreme Court Justice to hire an all-female staff. Bill Whittle rarely finds anything to celebrate in Ginsburg’s actions or public statements, but this time she’s not only the Notorious R.B.G., but the Gracious R.B.G.. Yet CBS News misses a crucial detail in this story of historic firsts for women.
The Slants fought the law and…The Slants won — and so did our natural right to freedom of speech enshrined in the First Amendment. Bill Whittle, Stephen Green and Scott Ott examine a unanimous Supreme Court decision with implications far beyond The Slants, or the Washington Redskins. Encourage more free speech by becoming a member […]