Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Open Thread | Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Attempt to Defy Their 2 month old Decision About Additional Majority Black District

Tired of these arrogant muthaphuckas. They should have no choice. The design of the districts should be completely out of their hands. BREAKING: In a win for voters, the U.S. Supreme Court denies Alabama's request to reinstate its illegal congressional … Continue reading

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Open Thread | For the ‘ Do Something’ Saboteurs…What Our President Is Doing

There is so much to discuss. It is not beyond me and others, that we see so many of the ‘ Do Something’ crowd yelling so much animus against the President and the Democrats instead of the Republicans that want … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A Supreme Court That Wants to Usher in Jim Crow II Voter Suppression

The worst court on Voting Rights since Taney.😠😠   We are fighting against the most concerted state-based effort to undermine Black voting strength since the Civil Rights Mvmt. And in that context, the Supreme Court has again, & w/abandon, shredded … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Yeah, We Should Still Expand The Court

Don’t get complacent or fooled into thinking that they are ‘reasonable’. Really liked this Twitter thread:   He’s ignoring a key point: It was too big a win this time to pull off a cheat. Had it been by one … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | American Bar Association rips Trump over attacks on federal court

American Bar Association President Bob Carlson said Wednesday that President Trump’s attacks against the 9th Circuit Court damage the judicial independence that is critical to American democracy. “Disagreeing with a court’s decision is everyone’s right, but when government officials question … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Joy Reid Warns The High-Fiving GOP: More Evidence And Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are Coming

While Republicans take a victory lap over the confirmation of an accused sexual predator that the majority of the country doesn’t support, Joy Reid warned them that evidence against Brett Kavanaugh could jeopardize his position on the United States Supreme … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Justice Kennedy’s son was Trump’s Banker at Deutsche Bank

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Thursday Open Thread | Something doesn’t add up about Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s resignation

Mythe says Anthony Kennedy was forced out. She says republicans know what’s coming down the pike and forced him out because the fraud is going to prison and they wanted Kennedy out so the poser could appoint someone. Something sure … Continue reading

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The Conservative Plan To Amend The Constitution | AM Joy | MSNBC

Despite #45’s utter incompetence, ignorant word-salad vocabulary, the GOP—looking at McConnell etc., they are wreaking havoc on our DEMOCRACY. We’re four states away from a Constitutional Convention. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS? STAY WOKE FOLKS! ICYMI Sunday, 1/7/18 … Continue reading

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Antonin Scalia on Tape | Voting Rights Act is a “perpetuation of racial entitlement.”

Antonin Scalia: Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is very difficult to get out of them through the normal political processes. I don’t think there is anything to be gained by any Senator to vote against continuation of this … Continue reading

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