Tag Archives: Supreme Court

More Than I Can Cover

At the risk of dating myself a common greeting among friends is, “What’s happening?”. Politically I’ll attempt to partially answer that question in the following paragraphs.

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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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The Foes, The Insurrectionists And The Misguided

It is rare that the Sunday article deals with more than one event. Today I’m citing three which I believe have one “common denominator” (albeit of greatly different degrees). That common denominator is acting poorly.

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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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Sorry This Time Liz

Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren is one of my favorite senators. She often expresses my true desires better than almost anyone in elected office. Feasibility, at least at the moment, is often another matter. Today is one of those cases.

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