Tag Archives: Scotus

How You Can Help The Supreme Court #SaveLocalNews

Posting for my friend Sue Wilson who is a committed, passionate media reform activist. https://www.gofundme.com/f/supreme-court-savelocalnews Our democracy thrives on the free exchange of competing ideas as memorialized in our First Amendment. In this age of disinformation, centralized national news channels, … Continue reading

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Voting Rights And The 2020 Election

Native Iowan Ari Berman discusses SCOTUS and voting rights with Thom Hartmann in the context of the 2020 election.  Ari is Senior reporter at Mother Jones, covering voting rights. He is author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle … Continue reading

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Grassley And Ernst Vote To Confirm Trump SCOTUS Nominee

Progress Iowa:  Sens. Grassley, Ernst Vote To Repeal ACA, Overturn Roe, Strip Away Rights With Confirmation Vote Des Moines, Iowa — A coalition of Iowa grassroots and advocacy organizations released a joint statement tonight in response to the votes of … Continue reading

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History of the U.S. Supreme Court since the 1930s

Heather Cox Richardson’s Letters from an American daily newsletter gained wide popularity during the coronavirus pandemic. In her Oct. 23 issue she outlines the history of Republican efforts to rescind a certain interpretation of the 14th Amendment in a style … Continue reading

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Amy Coney Barret Just Another Republican Liar

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When There Are Nine

“Be someone who holds fast to her convictions and self respect. Be independent. Don’t be distracted by emotions like anger, envy, resentment. These just sap energy and waste time.” – RBG “People ask me sometimes,  ‘when do you think there … 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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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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Video: Christine Blasey Ford’s Full Testimony

ICYMI.  Must see.

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Ramirez’s Yale Classmates Corroborate Allegation Against Kavanaugh

The Republicans would have us believe that the new sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh is a completely unsubstantiated claim. https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/senate-democrats-investigate-a-new-allegation-of-sexual-misconduct-from-the-supreme-court-nominee-brett-kavanaughs-college-years-deborah-ramirez A classmate of Ramirez’s, who declined to be identified because of the partisan battle over Kavanaugh’s nomination, said that … Continue reading

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