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The Disgusting Disgrace that is the United States Supreme Court

I’ve followed closely the composition, actions, and opinions of the US Supreme Court since the late 1960s when I took an undergraduate course that focused on the politics of the court. Never in my lifetime, and likely not since the … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby and Stupidity, as the Supreme Court Session Nears its End

As the 2014 session of the United States Supreme Court is about to come to a close, three things seem abundantly clear: The decision in the most important, far reaching case of the year, Burwell v Hobby Lobby, will not … Continue reading

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The US Supreme Court Is About To Change The Course of History

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the strong evidence that the current U.S. Supreme Court is perhaps the most conservative in our history. In the past couple of years, the court has done nothing to dissuade that notion, … Continue reading

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Non-Voters Are Giving Power to Extremists

Main-stream thinkers, the people who believe in government and who believe in humanity, also think nothing of handing over the reigns of power to extremists who believe in far different values, by virtue of their failure to vote. This was … Continue reading

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Virginia, Where Crooked Deals Are SOP

Virginia was one of the most-watched states last November, as outrageously extreme republican candidates sought to gain control from mere extreme republicans who had been in control of the state government. The people spoke out, at least as far as … Continue reading

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A Little Known Program Through the Affordable Care Act Is Saving Lives in Chicago

For centuries, the mentally ill and developmentally disabled who have no ability to abide by society’s rules have been thrust into the criminal justice system, which has served little more than to exacerbate their illnesses, leading to more serious symptoms … Continue reading

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GOP Has it All Figured Out for 2016

We all remember the gop circus of 2011-2, where their group of clowns, all vying for their party’s presidential nomination, paraded themselves through debate after debate, 20 in all, as well as those utterly stupefying caucuses, in which the flavor … Continue reading

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GOP’s California Gubernatorial Candidates Are Just Plain Scary

The gop primary race to pick their nominee to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown has boiled down to Assemblyman Tim Donnelly and rich guy Neel Kaskari. Though Donnelly had a strong lead on the Just Plain Scary meter, Kashkari is making … Continue reading

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Georgia – Where Medical Care is For the RIch, But Guns Are For Everyone, Everywhere

A few weeks ago, it was widely reported how Georgia governor Nathan Deal had devised a plan to stop the continuing surge of bankruptcies among rural Georgia hospitals. Due to his and other state gop leaders, Georgia refused the Affordable … Continue reading

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