U.S. Supreme Court

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Supreme Court upholds majority of health care law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that n ...

More justices should recuse

Re: “Justice should recuse himself,” (Reader Input, April 2). Mr. (Ron) Lowe failed to mention two other Supreme Court justices who should recuse themselves, namely Ruth Bader ...

Justice should recuse himself

A moment of truth for health care reform, but the deck is stacked as the Affordable Care Act gets its day in the Supreme Court. Why, you ask? Justice Clarence Thomas has served on ...

‘Thou shalt not kill’ a commandment

As you traveled around Foresthill or Auburn recently, you may have noticed hundreds of white crosses in front of various churches or on other private property. Some 400 crosses wer ...

Where’s respect for Constitution?

I once knew a rebellious young woman who did a year in jail for contempt of court, because she “mooned” the judge. For those who are concerned about the direction our country ...

Circumvent US Supreme Court

This decision rendered by the U.S. Supreme Court is a most destructive concept. The corporation is an entity. It does not reflect the will of the people. Our legislative branches ...

Voters did not get their wishes

For a man who has had a repudiation of his agenda in only one year, Lord Obama seems to be in short supply of humility. Rather than listen to the American people, he continues to ...

People’s votes marginalized

The gang of five (Supreme Court justices) has made it clear that they are the enemies of the people. They have handed the keys to power over to the rich and powerful multi-national ...

Corporations OK’d to bribe

The pro-business right-wing members of the U.S. Supreme Court have determined that corporations may “legally” bribe the legislative and executive branches of American governmen ...