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Is Money Speech?

A short while ago I was asked my opinion of Citizen’s United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 US 310 (2010), and some of the new cases coming before the Supreme Court regarding campaign finance laws.

 

Justice Ginsburg: Unfairly Criticised?

There has been some ongoing debate about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and some comments she made about constitution making in countries that are endeavoring to rewrite, or develop whole new constitutions. I would like to examine whether she is being unfairly attacked in these debates.

 

L'affair Snowden - What We Have Learned

Ok. Snowden is on the run.

“It’s espionage!” “He’s a traitor!!”.

Yeegads. All for telling us that our government is listening to us and wants to listen to the globe.

“We have warrants!” shouts Obama,

 

Scalia's Devastating Dissent

Justice Scalia finally made us proud.

In common with the vast majority of progressives I have considered our two Italian - American Justices to be running dogs of right wing conservatives / corporatists; borderline demi-fascists.

 

Senate Filibusters Should Have a Strong Defense

When a senator or senators from our United States Senate decide to oppose a bill from being voted on by blocking it with a filibuster, then that senator or senators shou

 

Our Nation under the Hand of American Extremism

Extremism: The holding of extreme political or religious views or the taking of extreme actions on the basis of those views. (Encarta Dictionary)

 

Bigotry in the Shadows: Hate and Ignorance Still Hiding In Plain Sight

Coming from a small town and growing up in the 70s and around a lot of people who had problems with those who were different, I kept my homosexuality to myself.

 

Equality in America for Gay People: Marrying the One You Love

I am certain that over the course of America’s history there have been many visionaries, those who could look into the future of this great land and see the bustling growth of a nation and the opportunities and possibilities that it presented.