While Damon is the brunt of a good number of jokes, his thoughts on what plagues Americans–civil obedience to the powers that be, as opposed to civil disobedience–are worth a listen.
OK, so maybe the chart isn’t so nuanced (we’d compare Dems more to Marxist-Leninists than to Stalinists), but you get the gist.
The Article: Religious liberty is for people, not corporations by Elizabeth B. Wydra in CNN.
The Text: Once again, Obamacare has made its way back before the Supreme Court.
The high court decided Tuesday to review two challenges by for-profit corporations and their religious owners over comprehensive contraception coverage required by the Affordable Care Act. And if the justices follow more than 200 years of constitutional law and history on what it means to enjoy the free exercise of religion in America, the court should yet again hand a victory to the act.
It had little choice but to agree to hear the cases this term.
Using unprecedented legal reasoning, three federal circuit courts of appeals have ruled that secular, for-profit business corporations and/or the individuals who own them have a valid claim that the mandate to provide no-cost, FDA-approved contraception in their employer-sponsored health plan violates their asserted right to the free exercise of religion.
Common Core standards were meant to serve as a bridge between the affluent and underprivileged, but with the inordinate amount of focus on testing, the gap has only widened. This Tennessee student takes the issue to task.