Category Archives: SCOTUS

Positions Of Trust

Here we go again. The Governor of Iowa takes tax payer money that came from the federal government to help small businesses that have been harmed by the pandemic and uses some twisted logic to decide that money to ameliorate … Continue reading

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Ginsburg’s Death Makes Greenfield Race Extra Important

I may well be wrong here, but the death last night of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes control of the US Senate of major importance this election year. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has left little doubt that appointing a … Continue reading

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DACA: Yes!

As a person who lives in Iowa’s minority majority city I was simply astounded Thursday morning when I heard the breaking news that DACA was not overturned. We have friends in the DACA program. No doubt we have friends that … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Conference Call On ACA Lawsuit

Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> For Immediate Release: May 6, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 IA Attorney General Tom Miller, Dr. Glenn Hurst, and Debbie Koopman, a Resident of Cedar Rapids Warn of Disastrous Consequences of Texas Lawsuit to Overturn the ACA … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hidden History Of The Supreme Court

The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of America by Thom Hartmann is a quick but important read for people who want to review the history of the Supreme Court. At 168 pages, the book takes readers … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Back To Work Tomorrow: Buckle Up

Tomorrow is the first Monday of October. In the US this year this means that we will be looking at the new Supreme Court session. This time around for the first time in a long time there will be a … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Bad Hombres In Court

The Des Moines Register had a story about State Auditor Rob Sand standing up and saying “Enough” when it comes to paying any additional lawyer’s fees for former Governor Terry Branstad. To that we would like to say “Thank You, Mr. … Continue reading

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Can Democrats Change The ‘Roberts Five’ Majority?

If Democrats hope to undo the conservative lean of the United States Supreme Court it won’t be as simple as Republicans had it in 2016. Many said the 2016 general election was as much about the Supreme Court as it … Continue reading

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Courts Becoming Republican Power Centers

Thanks to a case decided by the Iowa Supreme Court and a couple of cases on the docket for decisions this month for the SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the US)  we can see why Republicans have put so much emphasis … Continue reading

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One Unspoken Reason To Vote This Fall

And a Good Reason To Vote For Democrats This Fall Once Neil Gorsuch was in place filling the SCOTUS chair that was stolen from Merrick Garland in 2016,  Radical Republicans were now fully in charge of all branches of the … Continue reading

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