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Progressive Sweeping II

I’m full of opinions and deferred topics today; so here we go.

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This Was The Biggest

Two hundred forty-six years ago today America declared its independence and a few years later with the adoption of the Constitution became a republic (think: representative democracy). That basically means that the majority rules. Today the America I know is in jeopardy because of an out of control Supreme Court that is openly defying the will of the vast majority of the people and is working to take them out of the equation. In recent weeks the outcry against the Court has been large and vocal. I maintain that their most dastardly deed went somewhat unexplored except in very liberal circles. That is the main subject of today’s article and the biggest political story of the week just passed. Continue reading This Was The Biggest

Squeeze Play

There is a serious conteingent of American political observers who feel that the executive branch is the most powerful of the three theoretically equal branches of government.  I have long contended that it is the judicial branch.  The reality is that five Supreme Court justices can do just about anything they want to without a check on their actions.  That was proven again Monday.

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A Tie – Part II

The other major political story (and outrage) of the week just passed is the apparent death of federal voter protection legislation. I say apparent because it’s never over until it’s over but to put it in medical terms the prognosis is not good. At this point I am encouraging the Democrats to take what I will call the Political Option.

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The Lesser Wars

This is my first “live” article coming back from my year end hiatus. I may have taken a few days off from my writing but I certainly didn’t take time off from political conversation. Our military is often criticized for fighting the last war. In that vein, I want to criticize the priorities I hear in progressive political discourse.

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