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Archive for the ‘Supreme Court’ Category

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 20 - 2017 3 COMMENTS
HC Signs

Republicans lose on healthcare no matter what happens and they may in fact be passing single payer in the future if they pass zero-payer for millions of Americans as they are trying to do right now.

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 3 - 2017 5 COMMENTS
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MSNBC wants to pretend that its moneymaking self-interest is best masked as being “fair and balanced”, finding a weak excuse to go after Democrats after criticizing Trump and Republicans for two straight months (wow, what endurance, that’s the lifespan of two houseflies!).

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 15 - 2016 6 COMMENTS
1971-protest-march

It won’t just be civilians defying and challenging Trump and the GOP Congress. The LAPD has already stated that they will not cooperate with Trump’s plan to deport up to 3 million undocumented immigrants. Military leaders have vowed not to follow orders that are against the law including Trump’s wanting to bring back waterboarding and other torture. And this is just the beginning.

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 19 - 2016 14 COMMENTS
debate-hillary-trump

PlanetPOV is hosting a live chat to accompany tonight’s final presidential debate, unofficially the official debate watching format of Sanity. A lively, witty, insightful conversation is in store for you tonight, we hope you can join us!

Posted by Nirek On Aug - 5 - 2016 17 COMMENTS
lobbyist handshake

Today, a citizen concerned about an issue can’t get a word in sideways because “Citizens United” made it legal for those with great wealth and corporations to literally buy a politician.

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 18 - 2016 12 COMMENTS
Melania SCOTUS

“When Donald first told me that he wanted me to be on his SCOTUS, I have to admit that I misunderstood and told him that I had a headache,” Melania explained. “But once he explained to me that SCOTUS stands for ‘Supreme Court Of Trump’s Ultrahot Spouse’, I was very flattened. Or is it ‘flattered’?”

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 15 - 2016 45 COMMENTS
mitch-mcconnell

Never before in the history of the United States has the Majority Leader of The Senate announced that the Senate would simply refuse to follow the Constitution and cause damage to the judicial branch of our democracy because it was better for their party to do so.

Posted by AdLib On Jan - 7 - 2016 7 COMMENTS
vote1

How is it that gerrymandering is legal? It is in essence, the power to corrupt democracy. I certainly understand why many politicians would want gerrymandering to continue to be legal but neither they nor anyone else can argue why it is not anti-democratic.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Sep - 4 - 2015 22 COMMENTS
misery

It was a dark and stormy night as two gay novelists were driving through Kentucky on their way to New York, to get married…

Posted by funksands On Jun - 28 - 2015 23 COMMENTS
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This past Friday, the United States outdid itself. Reactions varied as Justice Kennedy delivered the finishing touches to the end of civilization.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 26 - 2015 10 COMMENTS
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Scalia explained, “History now poses a threat to the white male conservative Christian’s life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. That being the case, this court has no other choice but to order history to cease and desist.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 10 - 2015 5 COMMENTS
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 27:  A Tea Party supporter hold sign as they participate during a "Hands Off My Health Care" rally at the Upper Senate Park March 27, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court continued to hear oral arguments on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

If 6 million Americans are thrown off of health insurance and the ACA is crippled, the ripple effect will come crashing down on everyone who has health insurance. And the hand that will be holding the lit match while our health insurance system goes up in flames…will be the Republican Party.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 23 - 2014 21 COMMENTS
Midterms Big Money

Democrats this election have done a good job attracting a lot of big on the record public donors, but Republicans appear to have the big advantage when it comes to big secret donors. $794 Million for the GOP vs. $463 Million for the Dems. That’s a $331 Million advantage for the GOP.

Posted by Nirek On Sep - 15 - 2014 26 COMMENTS
Citizens_United_v._Federal_Election_Commission_Poll_1

    Every single Republican Senator voted to allow billionaires to continue buying their votes! “Koch Brothers Win Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked a constitutional amendment that would have restored limits on big money in politics and overturned the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Americans must […]

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jul - 5 - 2014 216 COMMENTS
Nobamacare 2

SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby decision hurt but there is a far more dangerous threat working its way through the courts that could kill most subsidies.

Posted by Zeke On Jul - 2 - 2014 41 COMMENTS
Thomas_P._Rossiter,_Signing_of_the_Constitution

If one engages with a theocrat and takes the time to debunk enough of their claims, eventually, they will get into ambiguous territory like what was the “Real” intent of the founders.

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