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Most Conservative Supreme Court Ever Is Too Liberal For Some

The backlash among right wing extremists and your run-of-the-mill Obama haters to today’s Supreme Court ruling that correctly interpreted the intent of the Affordable Care Act to validate federal health care exchange subsidies has been breathtaking to observe. The criticism … Continue reading

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Judicial Ethics Rules – Only Nine Judges in US Are Exempt

And just guess who they are. Every judge in the United States, including all state judges under individual state ethics’ rules, and all federal judges under the Code of Conduct for United States Judges must follow specifically delineated rules of … Continue reading

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The Mixed Legacy of Eric Holder

Certainly, all cabinet members serve at the will of the President and are beholden to follow policies as set by the President, but there is still a measure of discretion inherent in offices of the highest level, including that of … Continue reading

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50 Years Since Freedom Summer and Racism Still Trumps the Vote

Almost a hundred years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the fighting of the Civil War, de facto segregation was still the law south of “Mason Dixon” and the right to vote still a mere illusion for millions … Continue reading

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Once in a While, You Get a Big Surprise In Politics

Given today’s political climate, it is hard to believe that once upon a time there were many moderate republican lawmakers who saw the common good as being more important than partisan politics. Former US Senators Jacob Javits of New York, … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Now Lies to the American People.

Or, How Chief Justice Roberts Got His Way by Lying In the recent past, monumental decisions from our United States Supreme Court have been handed down by a 5-4 majority, where the facts and logic supporting such decisions have been … Continue reading

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