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Jon Stewart had no problem proving Antonin Scalia a dishonest hypocrite

Jon Stewart mocked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia using his own words. Stewart used several of his opinions and statements to illustrate his blatant hypocrisy and dishonesty by playing clips with snippets from Antonin Scalia's Obamacare dissenting opinion. Show More Summary

Liberals Versus "Liberty": Left-Leaning Scholars Side with Scalia

It's not every day that progressive legal commentators side with Justice Antonin Scalia. But in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision concerning same-sex marriage, at least two have expressed views on an important legal doctrine that are quite similar to Scalia's. Show More Summary

CNN's Toobin: Scalia 'Unprecedented in His Vitriol,' Shows 'Abuse and Contempt for His Colleagues'

Appearing on Tuesday's New Day, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin renewed his lambasting of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as he asserted that Scalia's dissent on the Court's gay marriage ruling was "unprecedented in its vitriol:" as the CNN analyst saw the conservative justice showing "abuse and contempt" for his fellow justices. Show More Summary

Scalia insult-generator

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Justice Antonin Scalia's intemperate dissenting opinion in the Supreme Court's landmark marriage equality case included some epic old dude grumpery, including the phrases "pure applesauce" and "jiggery-pokery." Read the rest

MSNBC's O'Donnell: 'Terrible' Scalia' Is 'the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court'

A cranky Lawrence O'Donnell on Monday lashed out at the "terrible" Antonin Scalia, deriding the Supreme Court justice for his "wacky," bad writing. O'Donnell wondered if the conservative is "now the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court...

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell: Antonin Scalia is ‘the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell examined on Monday how U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s failed legacy had effected his recent decisions. “With Antonin Scalia sounding more like the Donald Trump of the Supreme Court every day, today the Supreme Court ended its term and...

Jon Stewart: Scalia Used The Old Man Dictionary To Write His Dissent

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

Last Friday, the Supreme Court ruled to recognize same-sex marriages nationwide, much to the delight of a whole lot of people. Except of course, resident crank Justice Antonin Scalia, who wrote a dissent that, from most reasonable folks’ perspective, sounded like nonsense. Read more...

When is the death penalty okay?

Our research was cited in the recent Supreme Court case on capital punishment: It was just a dissent, but still. I agree with Breyer that the death penalty has lots of flaws. On the other hand, Justice Antonin Scalia has a point that it it’s hard to call it unconstitutional given that it was explicitly […]

Jon Stewart skewers Scalia after his string of Supreme Court outbursts

"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart took aim at Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday night over his recent dissents on Supreme Court rulings on the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage. "The crankiness of Scalia's insults run inverse...Show More Summary

Justice Antonin Scalia (yes, Scalia) rules for a criminal defendant

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has received a lot of criticism for his scabrous dissenting opinions in the same-sex marriage and Affordable Care Act decisions. (Some comedians have even turned Scalia's dissents into a song.)

SCOTUS Justice Antonin Scalia Protests Same-Sex Marriage–Again

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Yesterday morning, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once again protested against same-sex marriage during a reading from the bench in a death penalty case, reports MSNBC. During the reading, Scalia said that “Last Friday, this court took away fro… The post SCOTUS Justice Antonin Scalia Protests Same-Sex Marriage–Again appeared first on Towleroad.

Jon Stewart Shows How Antonin Scalia Is A Total Hypocrite

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Jon Stewart said Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia may have reached his breaking point last week, with a series of bizarre and conflicting opinions that involved the use of words such as "jiggery-pokery" and "applesauce." “You kiss your mother with that mouth?" Stewart mockingly asked on "The Daily Show" Monday night. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart shreds Scalia’s dissent: He had no problem telling voters to ‘fck off’ in Citizens United

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Jon Stewart blasted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday’s Daily Show, cutting through Scalia’s complaints about ignoring the voters’ wishes as the high court legalized same-sex marriage. “I think we found Scalia’s tell,” Stewart said. “The...

Stewart Mocks Scalia’s ‘Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

After taking on the fallout from the Supreme Court's gay marriage position, Jon Stewart tonight zoned in on Justice Antonin Scalia and his "terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day."

Bill O’Reilly rips Stephen Colbert: Mocking Justice Scalia will only alienate ‘traditional Americans’

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly chided Stephen Colbert on Monday for making fun of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia following the high court’s decision legalizing marriage equality. “In a few months, Colbert will be competing against [Jimmy] Fallon and [Jimmy] Kimmel, both...

What the court did, and didn't do, about coal-fired power plants

The Supreme Court decision blocking federal regulations on mercury and other pollutants isn't the tremendous victory for Big Coal that it first appeared to be. In the majority opinion. Justice Antonin Scalia agreed with industry representatives that the Environmental Protection Agency had erred...

Meet The Lawyers Who Pushed The Supreme Court to Block Toxic Power Plant Rules

In the last announced decision of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court today, by a 5-4 vote and an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia, struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's carefully-crafted rules to limit the emission of mercury...Show More Summary

Scalia's Gay Marriage Dissent Reveals A Bizarre Sense of Political Geography

Did you know that California is not in the West and that the "real America" is the Old Confederacy? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, leader of the opposition on the US Supreme Court to the legalization of same-sex marriage, revealed a bizarre sense of political geography in his bitter dissent to Friday's stunning 5-4 decision. Show More Summary

Justice Scalia 'very likely' doesn't know what he's talking about on the death penalty

Justice Scalia "JUSTICE BREYER speculates that it does not 'seem likely' that the death penalty has a 'significant' deterrent effect," Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia writes in his concurring opinion upholding Oklahoma's use of a drug used in a gruesomely botched lethal injection. Show More Summary

Antonin Scalia Compared a Lifesaving EPA Regulation to a Ferrari

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia compared the Environmental Protection Agency's rulemaking to buying a Ferrari without looking at the price tag, and even claimed that a regulation that restricts mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants could hurt human health and the environment

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