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!
It should come as no surprise that the subject of today’s article is not last night’s debate. In fact, this article is being written hours before that event. I try to write about issues of consequence and none of the participants will be the 2024 Republican nominee. Donald Trump will and as much as I dislike giving him more press, I cannot ignore his recent antics.
Two articles came to my attention in the past few days. Neither one by themself warranted an entire article. While on the surface they appear quite different; they are actually similar in that they are dangerous. One will look like the outline of a Michael Crichton novel, the other the outline of a political thriller. Both are very, very real and the scary part is that they are flying mostly under the radar.
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
Today is the day most Court watchers expect the Court to announce its final decisions of this term. With this Court you can never tell but I’m willing to bet the justices want to beat the holiday rush out of town. As part of the waiting game, I want to offer my thoughts on why this Court is held in such low regard by most Americans and then end with another unrelated why.