Tag Archives: Antonin Scalia

Alex Jones: President Obama Killed Antonin Scalia And Donald Trump Just Might Be Next [VIDEO]

Because of course. From Right Wing Watch: In an “emergency transmission” to his Facebook fans today, conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones floated his suspicions that the late Justice Antonin Scalia was “murdered,” just like conservative activist Andrew Breitbart. While accusing Obama of a litany crimes, including secretly funding ISIS and blackmailing Supreme Court justices, Jones said that “this is …

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Ted Cruz: I’ll Filibuster Any Obama SCOTUS Pick

Ted Cruz appeared on ABC’s This Week yesterday where he declared that he will “absolutely” filibuster any Supreme Court nomination made by President Obama. From the Washington Blade: “This should be a decision for the people, George,” Cruz continued. “We’ve got an election. And, you know, Democrats — I cannot wait to stand on that stage with Hillary Clinton or with …

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Hate Groups: Block Any Obama SCOTUS Appointment

Anti-LGBT hate groups, unsurprisingly, are unanimous in declaring their opposition to any SCOTUS appointment by President Obama. From Family Research Council head Tony Perkins: “I join the nation in mourning the passing of Justice Scalia, a man who had a deep love for our nation, the Constitution, and as the father of nine children, was passionate about the institutions of …

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Breitbart Fuels “Scalia Was Murdered” Claims

Breitbart is egging on the “Scalia was murdered” conspiracies sweeping Teabagistan. They write: While Scalia was pronounced dead “of natural causes”–or, alternatively, of a heart attack–no qualified official had actually examined his body, and there was no autopsy performed, apparently in deference to the wishes of his family. John Poindexter, the owner of the ranch, provided more bait for speculation …

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TEXAS: Scalia’s Death Ruled A Heart Attack

The ruling won’t stop Teabagistan’s nutjobs from continuing to claim that Obama had him murdered. (Watch below.) From Fort Worth’s ABC affiliate: The Texas death certificate for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will list myocardial infarction or a heart attack as the official cause of death, Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara told WFAA on Sunday. Scalia’s remains were discreetly …

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Ted Cruz: Liberals Wants a SCOTUS Justice That Will Sandblast Crosses Off Veterans’ Tombstones [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz appeared on Meet The Press this morning to repeat one of his looniest claims: “If liberals are so confident that the American people want unlimited abortion on demand, want religious liberty torn down, want the Second Amendment taken away, want veterans’ memorials torn down, want the crosses and Stars of David sandblasted off of the tombstones of our …

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Kurt Schlichter: Scalia’s Death Will Mean Civil War

Wingnut columnist and frequent Fox News guest Kurt Schlichter last night tweeted one of Teabagistan’s typically reasonable reactions to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Ben Shapiro Goes Chicken Little: Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death Could Mark The End The Constitution

“In the end, Scalia’s death could mark the end of the Constitution itself. That’s because the current Supreme Court rested, until Scalia’s death, on the vague, confused, indeterminate philosophy of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who apparently decides cases on the basis of whether he has a solid bowel movement that morning. That means that half the time, the Constitution has a …

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Speaks On Death Of Scalia

President Obama will address the nation on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at 8:30PM Eastern. Embedded below is the official White House video stream. Express the president speak about making an appointment.

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LIVE VIDEO: GOP Presidential Debate

Tonight’s GOP debate, which will feature a winnowed field of six candidates, begins at 9PM Eastern from South Carolina. Moderators are Face the Nation anchor John Dickerson, CBS News reporter Major Garrett, and Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal. CBS is live-streaming the debate here and a bootleg feed is posted below. Watch along with us and weigh in. …

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CNN REPORTS: Obama WILL Make SCOTUS Nomination

Moments ago CNN broke the new that President Obama has declared that he WILL put forward a Supreme Court nomination. At this writing no timeline is known. Some analysts are saying that the likely nominee will be federal Judge Sri Srinivasan, age 48, whose nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit was approved …

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid: Obama Should Immediately Make SCOTUS Nom, Shameful To Wait

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid wasted no time tonight in responding the avalanche of conservatives calling for the Senate to block President Obama from appointing Antonin Scalia’s successor. Scalia’s passing was surely be a hot topic at tonight’s GOP presidential debate in South Carolina.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Let The Public Pick Scalia’s Successor With The Presidential Election

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tonight issued this statement: “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new President.”

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Ted Cruz: Don’t Let Obama Appoint Scalia’s Successor

The news of Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing was only minutes old when major right wing figures began declaring that they will attempt to block President Obama from appointing Scalia’s successor. Among the first, unsurprisingly, is Ted Cruz, who has also issued a statement: Today our Nation mourns the loss of one of the greatest Justices in history – Justice Antonin …

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BREAKING: Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79

From the Dallas Morning News: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, the San Antonio-Express News reported. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch, a resort in the Big Bend region south of Marfa, the paper reported. According to a report, Scalia, an associate justice, arrived …

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: Government Should Favor Religion Over Non-Religion

Antonin Scalia yesterday declared that religious neutrality has no basis in the Constitution and that God has been good to the United States because the government shows him favor. The Associated Press: Scalia was speaking at a Catholic high school in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, Louisiana. Scalia, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 is the …

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Scalia: Put Black Kids At “Less-Advanced” Schools

Yesterday Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia suggested that black students belong at “less-advanced” schools that are on “slower tracks.” The Hill reports: “There are those who contend that it does not benefit African­ Americans to get them into the University of Texas where they do not do well, as opposed to having them go to a less­-advanced school, a slower-­track …

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: Gay Rights Or Rights For Child Molesters – What’s The Difference?

The New York Times reports on his latest assholery: The Supreme Court’s decisions protecting gay rights were not rooted in the Constitution, and their logic could as easily apply to child molesters, Justice Antonin Scalia told a room filled with first-year law students at Georgetown University on Monday. “What minorities deserve protection?” he asked. “What? It’s up to me to …

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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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Scalia’s Worst Nightmare [VIDEO]

Famed HIV/AIDS activist Peter Staley sends us this amusing short film. Just watch. And keep an eye on the books.

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