The idea that Roosevelt’s court-packing plan ruined his legacy is a historical fallacy. If Kavanaugh gets confirmed, it’s the only thing the Democrats can do once back in power to change the direction the court could be taking with regards to democracy as a whole. Source: Franklin Roosevelt Tried to Pack the … Continue reading Franklin Roosevelt Tried to Pack the Supreme Court. Democrats Should Too.
In the early 20th century, the Supreme Court systematically gutted regulations to favor business and attack organized labor. Those dark days have returned. Not good. Source: A New Lochner Era Continue reading The Supreme Court Out To Destroy Democracy.
With the filibuster done, Republicans abandoned long-held practices and lifted President Trump’s nominee, Neil M. Gorsuch, with a simple majority vote. Say goodbye to the filibuster with regards to the Supreme Court … Continue reading Senate Republicans Deploy ‘Nuclear Option’ to Clear Path for Neil Gorsuch
The Senate Judiciary Committee was in position to approve the nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of Colorado later on Monday and send it to the deeply divided Senate. If the Democrats … Continue reading Senate Democrats Appear Poised to Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination
A ‘nuclear’ confrontation in the Senate could come as soon as next week. Looks like Gorsuch may not get the votes needed to be confirmed and the Republicans may invoke the “Nuclear … Continue reading Gorsuch’s path to 60 votes closing fast
Marco Rubio does not take abortion lightly. An avid supporter of the pro-life movement, Rubio has defended his position on abortions even when dealing with cases of rape and incest, so when … Continue reading A Mother’s Choice: Abortions and the Zika Virus
Ted Cruz’s speech at the Republican National Convention included everything that is considered essential to conservatives: freedom, the Constitution, the right to bear arms, a negative review of the performance from President … Continue reading Party Unification vs. Voting Your Conscience: Which One Matters More?
While missing a Supreme Court Justice, deciding issues may prove to be more difficult and cause even more gridlock in the government. This just goes to show that nothing is really getting … Continue reading Supreme Court Tie Blocks Obama Immigration Plan
In a surprising move, conservative Chief Justice Roberts joined the other moderate/liberal judges on the Supreme Court and upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s Healthcare Act. Now, why the Supreme Court would … Continue reading Is the Supreme Court up to something regarding the Healthcare ruling?
Last week, the extremely activist Supreme Court issued another sharply divided 5-4 ruling with the conservative judges stating that police officers can strip search anyone who has been arrested for any offence, … Continue reading Strip Searches