From time to time the Supreme Court is the main topic of one of my articles. Today is such a day. Theoretically we have three co-equal branches of our federal government with the Judiciary, led by the Supreme Court, being one of them. I am among the many who feel the Court is much to powerful and largely unchecked. Various ideas about how to harness them in a bit are often floated. I want to discuss an interesting one I heard the other day.
With the riddance of Donald Trump many may think the fascist threat to America is over. Think again! It is still alive and well even in DC. My exhibit A is the current Supreme Court majority.
Today’s article presents a challenge. On a national holiday I normally publish an article dedicated to it. On a Sunday I normally publish an article predicated on the biggest political story of the week just ended. Today is Independence Day or The Fourth of July as we commonly call it. If I had to sum up the biggest political story of the week just ended in a single word it would be: Thursday. Even then I’d be incomplete, too much popped that day. However, I think I can blend the two while covering some of Thursday.
The biggest political story of the week just ended occurred Thursday morning when the Supreme Court announced its decision in California v Texas and Texas v California (yes, I find that confusing too) which for the third time upheld Obamacare; this time by a surprising 7-2 vote. Continue reading Still A BFD
My only trepidation in writing this article now is that I may be stealing the biggest political story of the week from Sunday’s article yet it will go largely uncovered in the press.