North Carolina Lobbyists Can Officially Screw Politicians Legally
First Citizen's United. Now strike down citizen redistricting leaving the politicians to continue gerrymandering districts for job security. How dare citizens be allowed to draw nonpartisan districts!
Supreme Court skeptical of citizen panels that redraw congressional districts
I am polling on this question: Are you enjoying or not enjoying watching Republican sycophants host a vicious neo-con? --- thanks anybody and everybody for your input ---
From Rod Dreher: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/queering-the-gop-jeb-bush/
I think it is clear from this forum that all, or almost all, progressives are against secession. They are also against State Nullification of Federal Law. But what about jury nullification? That is, the right of a juror to judge not only whether their fellow citizen broke the law but whether the law itself is unjust.
Is GOP finally getting nervous that the Supreme Court might gut Obamacare?
If this person hadn't taken a video of the incident, he could have ended up going to prison for the rest of his life.
Libertarians are very much into the property rights of current owners... not so much an intergenerational touchy-feely appreciation of.... say, ancient artifacts of an ancient religion... or lost civilization... at least not for their own sake. Their protection is best left to the charity of do-gooders else the only intrinsic value is what today's market says they have.
The President has implemented a policy that allows his Department of Homeland Security to more efficiently prosecute the duty of border and immigration enforcement. Now Republicans are refusing to fund Homeland Security unless the President returns to a policy that leaves backlogs in the courts, chaos and confusion in communities, broken families and law enforcement overwhelmed for lacking clear prioritizations to follow. The only conclusion I can come to is that Republicans want to return to inefficiency. That clearly is undisp
This idea may catch on. No one has (or had) a choice of whether or not to be conceived and consequently given life. Once granted life without consent It seems reasonable to me that everyone should have the right to decide when they would like to die. You can read several abstracts on the subject here:[quote]
Before he got it wrong. Some things never change.
Then again some things do. Who bought him off? GE?
I just HAD to post a link to this speech that Senator Boxer made. Worth watching for sure!
Police call death of Missouri auditor an 'apparent suicide'
Maybe that sounds like a dumb question. Maybe it IS a dumb question. But I consider myself a thoughtful person and I'm really having trouble with this.
Here's a topic that will have some pulling their hair out over, but that is not my intention. I am looking for a thoughtful discussion. How different would the country be today if LBJ hadn't signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964 and lost the South politically for Democrats even to this day? Would there be a Tea party? Would the country be so polarized? Would the right in the 70's have launched Cato and Heritage on us? Would the bottom 25% in the South be better off without the Repub governors and legislatures?