Are We Facing An Oligarch Supreme Court?


On tonight’s Big Picture, Thom discusses how Trump abandoned his populist message in favor of a Goldman Sachs cabinet with journalist and author Sheelah Kolhatkar. Then, Thom talks to Jeff Stier of the National Center for Public Policy Research and political commentator Justin Duckham about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s upcoming confirmation hearing and why Trump want to get rid of all funding for arts and culture.

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Old_Curmudgeon 3 days 20 hours ago

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STACKING the COURT {a rhyme}

We mustn’t pick judges so dad-gum’ “politically”, …

… since “justice” means judges should “judge analytically”

as scholarly artisans

and not as mere partisans.

Politics must be no more than latent; -

- certainly not so dad-gum’ blatant.

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Old_Curmudgeon 3 days 19 hours ago

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WallStreet-dominance is YUUGE. More-so even than back when Progressives grumbled against the Bill-Clinton era’s “Democratic Leadership Council” - which is described on this Wikipedia-page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Leadership_Council .