Tag Archives: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

GOP Rep On Assault Joke: People Need To Lighten Up

The Hill reports: Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) said on Thursday that people need to “lighten up” over his joke mocking sexual misconduct accusations brought against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Earlier on Thursday at an election debate, Norman quipped that “Ruth Bader Ginsburg came out saying she was groped by Abraham Lincoln.” Norman’s comments prompted a whirlwind of …

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Kickstarter: The Notorious RBG Action Figure [VIDEO]

CNET reports: Not to get judgy about a judge, but these Ruth Bader Ginsburg action figures win on appeal. The Supreme Court associate justice, 85, has been re-created in action-figure form by Seattle sculptor Mike Leavitt for product incubator FCTRY, which has also made figures of Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and other famous names that certain of your …

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SCOTUS Rules 5-4 That Employers Can Block Workplace Class Action Suits, Opinion Written By Neil Gorsuch

Reuters reports: The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees. The justices, in a 5-4 ruling with the court’s conservatives in the majority, endorsed the legality of the …

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Colbert Works Out With “Super Diva” RBG [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: They don’t call her Notorious RBG for nothing. Stephen Colbert hilariously attempted to keep up with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at D.C.’s Watergate Hotel gym on Wednesday’s episode of The Late Show. While the funnyman gushed over the 85-year-old clad is a shirt that read “SUPER DIVA,” RBG seemed less impressed with Colbert. The thing …

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Nixes Retirement: As Long As I Can Do The Job Full Steam, I’ll Keep Doing It

The Hill reports: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she plans to remain at the Supreme Court as long as she is able. Ginsburg, who’s 84, said during a Sundance “Cinema Talks” conversation on Sunday that her health is “very good,” The Los Angeles Times reported. “As long as I can do the job full steam, I will be here,” she …

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OOPSIE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mistakenly Refers To Lindsey Graham As One Of “The Women Of The Senate”

The Hill reports: Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears to have been caught up in a gender-swapping snafu, mistakenly dubbing Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) one of the “women of the Senate.” The 84-year-old Supreme Court justice delivered remarks at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania on Monday as she accepted the Prize for Civility in Public Life, honoring her and late Justice Antonin Scalia. …

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Notorious RBG: Women’s March Tells Me The Pendulum Will Swing Back From These Bad Times [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says the US is “not experiencing the best of times” – but the “pendulum” will swing back. Speaking to BBC Newsnight in a rare interview, Justice Ginsburg reiterated the importance of the free press. “I read the Washington Post and the New York Times every day, and I think that the …

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Did RBG Wear “Dissent Collar” As Trump Slam?

NBC News reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared to be wearing her dissent “jabot” on Wednesday —one day after an incredibly divisive and contentious presidential campaign ended in the election of Donald Trump. Ginsburg wore the embellished collar ruffle meant to show disagreement and stray from the majority opinion on decisions before the high court. But there were …

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Notorious RBG To Make Opera Debut

The New York Daily News reports: Here comes the judge — in an opera. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg slips out of her robe into something befitting royalty for her one-night-only performance in the Washington National Opera’s production of Donizetti’s “The Daughter of the Regiment” on Nov. 12. The role in this 1840s opera comes as Ginsburg has been …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Apologizes For Trump Comments

Fox News reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Thursday she regrets the critical comments she made about presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, after facing a bipartisan backlash. “On reflection, my recent remarks in response to press inquiries were ill-advised and I regret making them. Judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office. In the future …

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New York Post Slams “Darth” Bader Ginsburg

In addition to their cover image, the Post gleefully quotes their liberal competitors. From their story: Ginsburg’s unusual foray into presidential politics drew criticism from even left-leaning pundits and media outlets, who said she went too far by taking an openly partisan stance in the election. The Times scolded the liberal justice Wednesday in an editorial and called her impartiality …

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Breitbart: Trump Might Win Because Of Notorious RBG

Yesterday Donald Trump ranted to the New York Times after Ruth Bader Ginsburg called him a “faker.” According to Breitbart, she may have handed him the election. They write: It is highly unusual for judges, let along Supreme Court justices, to comment on elections. In this case, ironically, Justice Ginsburg may have helped ensure that Trump wins the 2016 contest. …

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Trump Attacks Notorious RBG For Having Opinions

Your knew Lord Thin-Skin would be unable to resist. From the New York Times: Donald J. Trump on Tuesday assailed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court for speaking out on the presidential race, calling her disdainful remarks about his candidacy “highly inappropriate” and suggesting that she owed other justices an apology. Mr. Trump’s remarks came in a telephone …

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Notorious RBG Jokes About Moving If Trump Wins

In a lengthy interview with the New York Times, Ruth Bader Ginsburg jokingly suggested emigrating to New Zealand if Trump wins. The article begins: Unless they have a book to sell, Supreme Court justices rarely give interviews. Even then, they diligently avoid political topics. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes a different approach. These days, she is making no secret of …

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Notorious RBG: Whoever The Next President Is, SHE Will Have A Few SCOTUS Appointments To Make

From the Associated Press: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she doesn’t want to think about the possibility of Donald Trump winning the White House, and she predicts the next president — “whoever she will be” — will have a few appointments to make to the Supreme Court. In an interview Thursday in her court office, the 83-year-old justice and leader …

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Notorious RBG Turns 83 Today

Today is Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 83rd birthday and progressives are flooding Twitter with well wishes. The Huffington Post has published a compilation of RBG’s most famous quotes. Here’s one for us: “In recent years, people have said, ‘This is the way I am.’ And others looked around, and we discovered it’s our next-door neighbor — we’re very …

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Notorious RBG Pens Tribute To Antonin Scalia

SCOTUSblog has posted reactions to the death of Antonin Scalia from current and former members of the Supreme Court. All are standard statements of regret and praise, save the message from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who memorializes her best friend this way: Toward the end of the opera Scalia/Ginsburg, tenor Scalia and soprano Ginsburg sing a duet: “We are different, we …

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Rep. Louie Gohmert Call For Impeaching Supreme Court Justices Over Obergefell Ruling [AUDIO]

Gohmert Pyle is SO 2015. Miranda Blue reports at Right Wing Watch: In an interview with Florida talk radio host Joyce Kaufman on Friday, Gohmert falsely claimed that church-state separation decisions in the 1950s and 1960s mandated that “you can’t talk about God in schools and public places.” But, he said, the Supreme Court did something even worse with Obergefell. …

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Notorious RBG: Scalia Sang Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are A-Changin’ On Day After Obergefell Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Gingsburg has revealed a tidbit about the day after the Obergefell ruling came out. Via Reuters: On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by her conservative colleague Antonin Scalia singing a Bob Dylan song. The song, Ginsburg told Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung, was …

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Cliff Kincaid: Impeach Ruth Bader Ginsburg & “Known Lesbian” Elena Kagan

“Our media didn’t treat it as a big deal, but Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg had both officiated at gay weddings. Groups such as the National Organization for Marriage, the American Family Association, the Coalition of African American Pastors, and the Foundation for Moral Law had called for Kagan and Ginsburg to withdraw from the case. Matthew Kidd, …

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