Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Asking the Right Questions

Politicians manipulate the facts to suit their political needs. It is the job of the press to sort competing claims to the truth and thus inform the public. Alas, they do a lousy job. This poor performance, bias aside, is largely due to their inability to ask the right questions and their poor analytical skills….

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Instead of an Election Lets Have a Lottery

A new survey finds that two-thirds of Americans can’t name a single Supreme Court justice. This lack of awareness was why Churchill was so down on democracy: The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those others that have been…

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Second Law of Thermodynamics Held Unconstitutional

A deeply divided Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, held the Second Law of Thermodynamics to be unconstitutional. In a decision released Monday the 4th of July, the first time the court has ever met on the nation’s birthday, the court ruled that the law violated the due process section of the 5th amendment. The case (ACLU v. Cal…

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