Justice Thomas Dissents, but I Fixed It for You

Because I read speculative fiction, I spent the weekend wondering how Justice Thomas' dissent would read if the petitioners were Christians seeking to have their "religious ceremony" legally recognized as a binding contract before an honestly secular government. [My fixes edits are bolded.] ...Whether we define “liberty” as locomotion or freedom from governmental action more … Continue reading Justice Thomas Dissents, but I Fixed It for You

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Just for Fun

Courtesy of Slate, the Justice Scalia insult generator. Add it to links, alongside the Shakespeare insult generator. Fun for the whole family! One would think that MintWitch's silly extravagances are black-robed jiggery pokery. Whatever that means. OR Thou saucy malmsey-nosed barnacle!

14-556 OBERGEFELL ET AL . v . HODGES, DIRECTOR, OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ET AL .

CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT No. 14–556. Argued April 28, 2015—Decided June 26, 2015 Excerpts: The history of marriage is one of both continuity and change.Changes, such as the decline of arranged marriages and the abandonment of the law of coverture,have worked deep transformations in the structure of … Continue reading 14-556 OBERGEFELL ET AL . v . HODGES, DIRECTOR, OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ET AL .

What If?

Science Fiction and Fantasy is all about "What if?" What if aliens landed on the White House lawn, tomorrow? Or, what if they landed in a small, mid-Western town, and blended in perfectly? What if the Colonial armies had lost their bid for independence? What if Countess Lovelace had built Babbage's Difference Engine? That last … Continue reading What If?