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by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: USSC 14-153: Rainey v Bostic et al (Virginia Same Sex Marriage Ban)
Replies: 8
Views: 870

USSC 14-153: Rainey v Bostic et al (Virginia Same Sex Marriage Ban)

Quote~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Aug 8 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 11, 2014)Aug 22 2014 Brief of the Harris Class Respondents in opposition filed.Aug 25 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: USSC 14-124: Herbert v Kitchen et al (Utah Same Sex Marriage Ban)
Replies: 16
Views: 1690

USSC 14-124: Herbert v Kitchen et al (Utah Same Sex Marriage Ban)

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Aug 5 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 4, 2014)Aug 8 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.Aug 25 ...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: USSC 14-136: Smith v Bishop et al (Oklahoma Same Sex Marriage Ban)
Replies: 3
Views: 818

USSC 14-136: Smith v Bishop et al (Oklahoma Same Sex Marriage Ban)

US Supreme Court said:~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Aug 6 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 5, 2014)Aug 27 2014 Brief of respondents Mary Bishop, and Sharon Baldwin filed.Aug 28 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in ...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Sep 05, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 25039
Views: 938714

Hijack this thread

Tomorrow I begin bird-sitting my brothers' parrot for a week and a half. This will be the longest time I've had the noisy feathered alarm clock. As I've had no success, over the years, in getting her to say rude things about Bosco, this time I shall just make fart noises and see what happens.Don't g...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Living with Diabetes
Replies: 8
Views: 512

Living with Diabetes

Yes, please. I didn't mean to irritate Highlands or Sterngard.Don't worry about irritating any of the Grumpys, especially the Grumpy Geezer.
by Joseph Robidoux III
Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: 113th Congress: Senate Judicial Confirmations
Replies: 692
Views: 35301

113th Congress: Senate Judicial Confirmations

There will be no "Article III Judicial Vacancies & Nominations" totals nor any observations from this month's vacancy/nomination lists for the end of August. I'm still in the process of learning how to post in our new home (plus the Senate was in recess for the entire month). The only change would b...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:31 am
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage
Replies: 5755
Views: 260411

Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage

The US 7th Circuit Court of Appeals held oral arguments yesterday for appeals from Wisconsin and Indiana regarding their state's ban against same sex marriage.Richard Posner, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1981, hit the backers of the ban the hardest. He balked when Wisconsin Assist...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Rest in Peace
Replies: 4713
Views: 261096

Rest in Peace

I enjoyed watching Richard Attenborough and James Garner in The Great Escape.


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by Joseph Robidoux III
Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: 2014: West Virginia
Replies: 4
Views: 1709

2014: West Virginia

Can't say I share your enthusiasm. [/break1]photobucket.com/user/Joseph_Robidoux_III/media/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014%20US%20Senate/West%20Virginia/USSenateWV2014-08-24a_zps033cb8f8.jpg.html]http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n630/Joseph_Robidoux_III/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014%20US%20Senate...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: US Senate: Montana
Replies: 48
Views: 4745

US Senate: Montana

I realized months ago South Dakota would likely be won by a Republican. It appears unless something drastic happens I can add Montana to the same list; blue seat flipped red. [/break1]photobucket.com/user/Joseph_Robidoux_III/media/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014%20US%20Senate/Montana/USSenateMT2014-0...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: 2014 US Senate: New Mexico
Replies: 0
Views: 715

2014 US Senate: New Mexico

"For completeness", as a certain greenie would say. http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n630/Joseph_Robidoux_III/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014%20US%20Senate/New%20Mexico/USSenateNM2014-08-24a_zps91a50f12.jpg http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n630/Joseph_Robidoux_III/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: 2014 US Senate: Kansas
Replies: 71
Views: 5323

2014 US Senate: Kansas

With all due respect to SPen, I believe the Kansas Jayhawks football team has a better chance of beating the Texas Shorthorns than Chad Taylor does beating Sen Roberts this fall.[/break1]photobucket.com/user/Joseph_Robidoux_III/media/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014%20US%20Senate/Kansas/USSenateKS2014...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Sat Aug 23, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: USSC 14-136: Smith v Bishop et al (Oklahoma Same Sex Marriage Ban)
Replies: 3
Views: 818

USSC 14-136: Smith v Bishop et al (Oklahoma Same Sex Marriage Ban)

No additions yet to the "Proceedings and Orders" list.~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Aug 6 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 5, 2014) [/break1]supremecourt.gov/Search.aspx?FileName=/docketfiles/14-136.htm]http://www.supremecourt.gov/...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Sat Aug 23, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Orly Taitz
Topic: Taitz v. Johnson (I & II) (and Texas v. Obama) (S.D. Tex., 5th Cir., SCOTUS)
Replies: 5175
Views: 287117

Taitz v. Johnson (I & II) (and Texas v. Obama) (S.D. Texas)

Will she be bringing her CPAP equipment on board?I think the only way to stop the Chaleria from her reign of paper terror will be to have her adjudicated a vexatious litigant in California (there are now enough losses to do so) and to get her placed on the no-fly list .She'd still be able to drive t...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Sat Aug 23, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: ►► IMPORTANT - More about converting to IP Board - IMPORTANT ◄◄
Replies: 197
Views: 12079

►► IMPORTANT - More about converting to IP Board - IMPORTANT ◄◄

One big thing for me is that there be something equivalent to "View Active Topics".I must have my "View Active Topics" page! :towel:





It's my home page and the best resource available anywhere.I hope "View unread posts" remains. Makes it a lot easier to stay current here.
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 25039
Views: 938714

Hijack this thread

Remember Jack Hoffman from Atkinson, Nebraska? Jack Hoffman (rushing leader in this spring's Univ of Nebraska Red-White football game) has been a very busy 7 (probably 8 now) year old boy. In addition to throwing out a ceremonial first pitch and winning an ESPY, Jack took time out to meet a [/break1...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Florida State Court Throws Out Florida’s Congressional Redistricting Map
Replies: 16
Views: 1294

Florida State Court Throws Out Florida’s Congressional Redistricting Map

The new map is presently set to be effective for the 2016 congressional elections. As SPen noted above, this case could be appealed all the way to the Florida Supreme Court with superceding orders to redraw several districts or the entire map.SPen also noted, and I agree, forcing this new map for th...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:22 am
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Gun Rights / 2nd Amendment
Replies: 408
Views: 30966

Gun Rights / Second Amendment / 2nd Amendment

What could possibly go wrong?
by Joseph Robidoux III
Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2014 Attorney General: Nevada
Replies: 0
Views: 644

2014 Attorney General: Nevada

The law firm where the Republican AG candidate works leaked a not so flattering performance review.The law firm of Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt is condemning the leak of his 2-year-old performance review that said he was "a train wreck" who "doesn't even have the basic skill set...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage
Replies: 5755
Views: 260411

Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage

Another federal court rules same sex marriage prohibitions violate the 14th Amendment.A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.U.S. District Judge Robert L. ...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: 2014 US Senate: Oregon
Replies: 22
Views: 2049

2014 US Senate: Oregon

Two polls were added to the Real Clear Politics list. When you consider some of the previous Survey USA and CBS News/NY Times/You Gov polls, it may just be dumb luck their results are anywhere near the others. [/break1]photobucket.com/user/Joseph_Robidoux_III/media/Politics/2014%20Elections/2014%20U...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: US Senate: Alaska
Replies: 26
Views: 3983

US Senate: Alaska

Election results from the Alaska primary held yesterday. US Senate Number of Precincts 441 Precincts Reporting 435 (98.6%) AI-DEM-LIB Mark Begich...........DEM....47,631....83.52% Thom M Walker.......LIB......2,588......4.54% Vic Kohring............AI........2,090......3.66% William "Bill" Bryk....D...
by Joseph Robidoux III
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: 2014 US Senate: Wyoming
Replies: 25
Views: 2766

2014 US Senate: Wyoming

Results from Wyoming's primary held yesterday. US Senate Republican Mike Enzi........................77,965 Bryan E Miller.....................9,332 James "Coaltrain" Gregory......3,770 Thomas Bleming..................2,504 Arthur Bruce Clifton..............1,404 Write-Ins..............................
by Joseph Robidoux III
Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: Rick Perry indicted on two felonies
Replies: 56
Views: 4477

Rick Perry indicted on two felonies

Tom DeLay's was better.
by Joseph Robidoux III
Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Walter Fitzpatrick
Replies: 10462
Views: 505576

Walter Fitzpatrick

Looks like Van Irion will not be that well paid for this particular fail.[/break1]gofundme.com/b285l0] faith. Sharon Rondeau gave a whole $10 (see above link).

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