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Learning Sometimes By Confirmation

Even with a postponement – and I have some thoughts on that, not to be shared today – the 1/6 Committee hearings were the big events of the week just ended. We learned some things and other suspicions were confirmed. Allow me to go through a brief overview and comments exercise.

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Tears, Tissues, Anger And A Deadline

The title of today’s article tells my personal story of the last several days. It all started when the news broke of another mass shooting in a school this time an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

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Tough Call This Week

It was a tough call as to the biggest political story of the week just past. I came up with a category and even then, it is incomplete. I want to focus on three Congressional votes.

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Democracy Is Down By Three

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.

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Loving

In 1967 the Supreme Court’s unanimously decision in Loving v Virginia made interracial marriage legal in America. To put the time frame in perspective I, who have been retired for years, was playing high school basketball (very poorly!) in 1967. Today the radical majority on the Court appears ready to overturn that ruling. Just what would that mean in 21st century America?

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