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Is Money Speech?

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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. While this article is short,...More

 

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...More

 

L'affair Snowden - What We Have Learned

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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, And then in a whisper...More

 

Scalia's Devastating Dissent

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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. Scalia was on the side...More

 

Senate Filibusters Should Have a Strong Defense

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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 should have to provide a strong defense on why...More

 

Our Nation under the Hand of American Extremism

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Extremism: The holding of extreme political or religious views or the taking of extreme actions on the basis of those views. (Encarta Dictionary) There are various types of extremist, in every country on the globe. Every society has their kooks,...More

 

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

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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. I knew that if the fact I was gay...More

 

Another Week of GW News – July 1, 2012 [A Few Things Ill Considered]

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Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundupMore

 

Nancy Pelosi: Contempt Vote against AG Eric Holder about Voter Purge

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Since Republicans were given back the reins to the U.S. House of Representatives along with governor seats and state houses back in 2010, they’ve used those seats to push a certain agenda, which include anti-abortion legislation, bills and state constitutional...More

 

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

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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...More