Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Never Order Dominoes Pizza

” The founder of Domino’s Pizza is suing the federal government over mandatory contraception coverage in the health care law.

“Tom Monaghan, a devout Roman Catholic, says contraception isn’t health care but a “gravely immoral” practice.

 

Monaghan Sues Over Obamacare

 

No mention what he thinks about the $11.4 billion requested for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which can carry  two 2,000 lb (910 kg) air-to-ground bombs — sufficient to act as abortifactients for many hundreds.  This would be, indeed, a gravely immoral practice worth suing the government over….  In the health act, the fact of having insurance to cover contraceptives does not force any insurance holder to take them; in the war act, the recipient of the bomb has no choice whatsoever….

Boycott Dominoes

The Supreme Court: Legal Judgment from Blogs and Tweets

Several commentators have broken the news of  the visible twitter trail from right wing opinionators to the tongues of the Supreme Court justices.  They are no longer immersed in studies of precedent and muscular legal thinking but are glued, apparently, to the latest in social media.

E.J Dionne in the Washington Post followed up a column on the activist right wing judges with another calling recent events in the GOP a stealthy coup.

[in the Oral Arguments] conservative justices repeatedly spouted views closely resembling the tweets and talking points issued by organizations of the sort funded by the Koch brothers. Don’t take it from me. Charles Fried, solicitor general for Ronald Reagan, told The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein that it was absurd for conservatives to pretend that the mandate created a market in health care. “The whole thing is just a canard that’s been invented by the tea party . . .,” Fried said, “and I was astonished to hear it coming out of the mouths of the people on that bench.”

The right’s stealthy coup

Chris Hayes, filling in for Rachel Maddow, on March 29, showed us that very trail:

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