Category Archives: Supreme Court

Look at the Court Ruling in a Positive Way

By Arlen Grossman Published as Letter to Editor in Monterey Herald, May 5, 2022 As a progressive, I see a very significant silver lining in the Supreme Court’s intention to strike down Roe vs Wade. It might just wake up … Continue reading

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Is Justice Blind? Hardly!

Right-wing wacko happens to be the wife of a Supreme Court Justice. You know which judge, the only one in favor of Trump hiding all his records. Her groups sometime come before the court, but does Justice Thomas recuse himself? … Continue reading

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Exposed: The Insidious Cancer at the Core of Democracy that Could Take Down Biden

Billionaires & their companies now own politicians — and the Supreme Court set it all up with their poisonous Citizens United decision By Thom Hartmann/ Hartmannreport.com/ October 29, 2021 If President Biden’s Build Back Better plan goes down in flames, … Continue reading

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Who Do Republicans Work For?

Why have no Republicans turned on Trump? A corrupted Supreme Court By Thom Hartmann/ Raw Story/ December 4, 2019 There is a very simple reason why some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so … Continue reading

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Trump to Pick Supreme Court Justice

  Letters to the Editor, Monterey Herald, July 1, and San Francisco Chronicle, July 3, 2018 Maybe President Trump will nominate a open-minded, non-partisan, even-handed and objective nominee to become the next Supreme Court justice. Maybe the tooth fairy will play … Continue reading

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Time to Overthrow Our Rulers

By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ January 8, 2018   Is it time to bring a monarchy to the United States? Or is it time to end one? The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article [3] by Leslie Wayne putting … Continue reading

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WHY THE SUPREME COURT IS WRONG ABOUT THE 2ND AMENDMENT

So Few Americans Understand What the Second Amendment Is Really About—or Its Dark History By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ October 2, 2017   With the crazed assault in Las Vegas that killed over 50 and wounded hundreds as only the most … Continue reading

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Aren’t We There Already?

BPR Quote of the Day #2 “You follow this pro-corporate trend to its logical conclusion, and sooner or later you’ll end up with a Supreme Court that functions as a wholly owned subsidiary of big business,”         … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Choose: Democracy or Plutocracy?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report The ease with which Harry Reid capitulated to Mitch McConnell on filibuster reform has me worried about a lot of things concerning the Democratic Party, in particular the elections in 2014 and beyond. … Continue reading

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LEGALITY OF AMERICAN POLICE STATE ON TRIAL

The NDAA and the Death of the Democratic State By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ February 11, 2013 On Wednesday a few hundred activists crowded into the courtroom of the Second Circuit, the spillover room with its faulty audio feed and dearth … Continue reading

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