Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 7/8/12
Psalm of Comfort
As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after Thee, O God.
Republican Representative Thaddeus McCotter resigns from Congress
U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan resigned from Congress on Friday, capping a bizarre political downfall that started after the Republican’s campaign failed to submit enough valid petition signatures to get him on the ballot for re-election.
Feds: Airlines must let passengers fly with pigs for emotional support
Pot-bellied pigs must be granted passage on airplanes if they are used for “emotional support” by their owners, states the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) draft manual on equity for the disabled in air travel.
Ernest Borgnine dies at 95
Oscar-winner Ernest Borgnine has died, his longtime spokesman Harry Flynn confirmed on Sunday. Borgnine was 95. Born Ermes Effron Borgnino in 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut, Borgnine began acting in the Navy during World War II. Sunday.
Court strikes down stolen valor law
That’s a nutshell synopsis of a decision the Supreme Court is expected to hand down this week—arguably, one of the year’s most important cases that few people have ever heard of.
Supreme Court Opinions
KENNEDY, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which ROBERTS, C. J., and GINSBURG and SOTOMAYOR, JJ., joined. BREYER, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which KAGAN, J., joined. ALITO, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which SCALIA and THOMAS, JJ., joined.