The fact that this article is being published on the 21st anniversary of 9/11 has not escaped me. Its subject matter is both the biggest American political story of the week just passed and, like 9/11, an attack on America. Worst of all it is far from resolved and is coming from within.
Taking partisanship out of the equation, without a doubt the influence of money is the biggest problem in American politics. Simply put, it is un-democratic and it just got a lot worse!
WARNING: TODAY’S ARTICLE IS NOT PG RATED. If you are a minor or are offended by sexually explicit content DO NOT proceed!
The radical majority of the current Supreme Court seems fixated on what they call originalism which in part proclaims that if it is not in the original text of the Constitution then the Constitution can’t possibly cover it.
It is late Friday morning as I commence to pen this. That is important in both relation to the title and the fact that some of the subjects of my comments are dynamic in nature. If you want to display your ignorance of contemporary American politics all you have to do is say something along the line of all politicians are the same. That is uttered everyday and is a major reason America often finds itself on the wrong track. The events of the last 24 hours are a crystal-clear illustration of that!
On Monday the Supreme Court struck another blow to American democracy when it announced its decision in FEC v Ted Cruz. (Yes, that Ted Cruz.) I’ll conclude this article with a question I really want you to ponder.