• First Amendment or Asshole? Ep. 6: Confederate Flags and Stripper Cops | We the Internet TV
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    First Amendment or Asshole? Ep. 6: Confederate Flags and Stripper Cops | We the Internet TV

    [LOU] Say you’re someone who’s into different flags, and you want a confederate flag on your vanity plate. I hear some states won’t allow you to get a confederate flag on your car. [BARRY] That’s correct. There was a recent Supreme Court decision, just last summer, where the Sons of Confederate Veterans wished to participate in this sort of designer license plate program that Texas had, and so the Sons of Confederate Veterans said, ‘we want to put the confederate flag on the license plate,’ and so now the Texas DMV is in a real pickle, because a lot of people are saying, ‘that’s very offensive, and we don’t want…

  • How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? – Peter Paccone
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    How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? – Peter Paccone

    There’s a job out there with a great deal of power, pay, prestige, and near-perfect job security. And there’s only one way to be hired: get appointed to the US Supreme Court. If you want to become a justice on the Supreme Court, the highest federal court in the United States, three things have to happen. You have to be nominated by the president of the United States, your nomination needs to be approved by the Senate, and finally, the president must formally appoint you to the court. Because the Constitution doesn’t specify any qualifications, in other words, that there’s no age, education, profession, or even native-born citizenship requirement, a…