Call your Senator now. Ask them NOT to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Use this link to contact your U.S. Senators. Click on their websites. If you cannot get through to the Washington, D.C. offices, call their state offices. It is usually
Month: March 2017
Can You Spell I-C-E-B-E-R-G? When you invoke privilege, nothing good can happen!
The Washington Post today reported that the White House is attempting to block testimony before the House “Intelligence” Committee by former acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, claiming they are barred by the “presidential communications rule.” But what, exactly, is the
Goin’ Back to the Oklahoma Hills (for a weekend)
Yup, “Many months have come and gone since I wandered from my home in those Oklahoma Hills where I was born,” like the country bard Hank Thompson once sang back in 1969. (Click the link to hear the song if
Republicans Hate Everyone–Except the Rich. But WHY? Perhaps their budget explains things.
Perhaps, like me, you have been stupefied by the Republican Party’s positions on social programs and even more so by the support of those politicians by the persons who would be most severely harmed by cuts to those programs. Amidst
Your Hat, Mr. Trump?
What a wild 60 days it has been for the Tangerine Tyrant’s regime! Muslim Ban 1.0: Stayed, then withdrawn Muslim Ban 1.1: Stayed by the courts TrumpCare: Measure Withdrawn for lack of votes Gorsuch Supreme Court Nomination: Increasingly looking like a
Dems Signal Gorsuch Filibuster is Likely, But at What Cost?
The Washington Post this morning reported that Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer has signaled that Democrats intend to filibuster the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. Signaling that the “nuclear option” may be on the table,
What Is the “Nuclear Option” and How Does it Affect the Supreme Court?
On March 20, 2017, the Senate Judiciary Committee commenced hearings on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. This is a long, drawn-out process that will most likely take a couple of weeks to complete–especially with all the
Should Neil Gorsuch be Our Next Supreme Court Justice?
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, represented a Colorado billionaire’s companies and lower-ranking business executives. CreditAl Drago/The New York Times Back on February 12, following the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant Supreme Court
The Problem With Television News: Politicians, Pundits and Reporters
Let’s all just agree for a moment that television news is no longer about the news. It is about television ratings and advertising dollars. We all saw how irrelevant they had become during the 2016 presidential election cycle. Hundreds of
Congressional Republicans Manage the Federal Workforce the Exact Same Way Their Big Monied Corporate Contributors Manage Theirs
Even in light of the prospect of a 1.9 percent pay increase (whoopee) for federal employees, morale is low. It is not surprising in light of some of the other draconian steps regarding their wages, hours, and working conditions currently