Elena Kagan

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21 06, 2011

Supreme Court Tells Women to Shut Up and Go Home — Again

By | June 21st, 2011|Changing the World, Equal Pay, Feminism, Making Our Political Voices Heard, Moms & Politics, Republicans, Women in Politics|5 Comments

The Supreme Court has told one and a half million women who work at Wal-mart, in essence, be grateful you have jobs even if you make less money and get promoted less than men.  Now, shut up and go home. That was the practical upshot of the ruling in the highly-watched case Dukes v. Wal-mart. [...]

29 06, 2010

All Eyes on the Supreme Court

By | June 29th, 2010|Democrats, Republicans|7 Comments

It looks like it's all SCOTUS all the time this summer -- Justice John Paul Stevens is going, Solicitor General Elena Kagan is (most likely) joining, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is grieving, the Senate is attacking the late civil rights leader Justice Thurgood Marshall, and Justice Samuel Alito (and the rest of the Court's uber-conservative [...]

26 05, 2010

What Not to Wear — Elena Kagan Edition?

By | May 26th, 2010|Feminism|7 Comments

I'm a little sad that Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan and her White House handlers appear to have given in to the running media 'Kagan is a fashion frump/is she a lesbian' fascination. This is what Kagan looked like when President Obama announced her nomination -- boxy suit jacket in an odd shade of green [...]

19 05, 2010

FOX & Friends Ponders Supreme Court Moms

By | May 19th, 2010|Changing the World, Making Our Political Voices Heard|0 Comments

As you may know, I've been wondering for a while whether we ought to have a mother of young children as one of the next Associate Justices of the Supreme Court. I was happy to have a bit of a "debate" on FOX & Friends about the subject, though I think I didn't get quite [...]

12 05, 2010

The Supreme Court Could Still Use a Mom

By | May 12th, 2010|Changing the World, Equal Pay|4 Comments

I'm pretty happy that President Obama has nominated another woman to the Supreme Court -- three out of nine still isn't the ratio I'd like to see of women to men, but it's a great step in the right direction. Last year, when Sonia Sotomayor was nominated to the highest court in the land, I [...]