The best laid plans…well, you know how the rest of that goes. I had a completely different article already posted and ready to go for today and then the courts struck compelling me to write this screed. (Waste not, want not. I “recycled” the other article to later in the month.) Continue reading Two Courts
Since at least the 1964 election (Operation Eagle Eye) the Republican party has been the party of voter suppression. I thought when the decision came down on Monday that the biggest American political story of the week had occurred. With the value of the subsequent history, I wasn’t wrong. It didn’t get a lot of press but the potential is both huge and almost inevitable to be reached!
Lots to get to so let’s get going.
And then there was the Friday of the 2023 July 4th weekend when the Supreme Court announced their most controversial decisions of the current term. Just as the justices left town that is.
The Roberts Court will go down as one of, if not, the worst in American history. My fear is that they may actually facilitate the end of American history, as I could recognize it anyway. I expected to write a single article along these lines after Tuesday decision came down. Now I plan on two days and hope that will be somewhat sufficient. Continue reading Lousy Legacy ’23 Part I