Musings of a Chicago-Born New Yorker

When I Say Supreme, What Comes To Mind?

Do you think of Diana Ross? Only a slim maybe.

I bet you think of all that’s going on with the Supreme Court right now. Maybe you don’t live in America, so the rulings aren’t a huge deal.

But if you live here, and you don’t know, I’m here to help.

They don’t rule on healthcare until tomorrow, Lord help us all.

For Arizona, they kicked in the balls the most egregious part of the law. The part where they can marginalize and detain people merely for looking “illegal”, whatever the hell that meant, is no more. Unfortunately, those they arrest will still be checked for legal status.

They refuse to re-examine campaign finance laws. Big f-ing surprise there. I can’t wait for the day when we actually start paying attention to the finances of certain judges so their “impartiality” can be looked at with truth.

They ruled that some minors sentenced to life can apply for parole. When I think of the sick sociopathic and psychopathic folks that end up with life in prison at age 15, I’m a little worried. But when I think of the poor kids who made his or her life’s biggest mistake and got made an example of, I breathe a little easier. This was a good ruling.

The whole point of this post is so I can say the main reason I hope Obama gets re-elected is so he can name at least one of the next Supreme Court nominees and balance out this mess a little better.

6 responses

  1. Didn’t even notice this was a political piece.

    Apart from banging hot women:politics is my thing.

    That Arizona law would virtually legalize racial profiling.Spanish ppl are now gonna be getting a taste of what blacks been going through forever.

    June 27, 2012 at 22:30

    • In Arizona, and several other states, they already know how it feels. The thing that sucks the most is that this civil rights issue won’t create any sort of solidarity between minorities.

      Also, I’m really watching to see how this ruling will affect laws in places like Alabama, Georgia, and Nevada.

      June 27, 2012 at 22:36

      • Hold on!!Are you saying in this article that you wouldn’t want minors who’d committed crimes as minors to be paroled?Really!!?They were minors!!

        June 27, 2012 at 23:13

        • I’m saying I’m glad they’ve made it so parole is an option. But it certainly shouldn’t be guaranteed just cause they’re under 18. Sociopaths and psychopaths come in all age ranges.

          June 27, 2012 at 23:29

  2. Well if that’s the case,those under-aged sociopaths should be treated and not imprisoned with hardened criminals.

    June 27, 2012 at 23:57

    • Sociopaths who were incarcerated as mijnors do get treated, just in prison pylsych wards. And they’ll get their chance at parole too, I just hope the parole board says no.

      June 29, 2012 at 10:56