Per RoJo, only some elections have consequences
Real Time's Bill Maher let our Supreme Court and Chief Justice John Roberts have it for gutting the Voting Rights Act and allowing our elections to be sold to the highest bidder during his New Rules segment at the close of his show this Friday.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) warned over the weekend that the United States Supreme Court had moved too far to the right and was on its way of becoming a "wholly-owned subsidiary of Big Business."
When Democrats stood up & challenged the rightwing judicial vision for America, the public was rightly horrified by what they saw. So conservatives demonized Democrats for it. They called it "Borking".
William Rehnquist perjured himself twice to get onto the Supreme Court--and into the Chief Justice's chair. Part 3 of the series, "The Structure of Lies in Conservative Jurisprudence".
The extreme conservative judicial activism in overturning the Voting Rights Act clashes violently with conventional conservative rhetoric opposing the DOMA decision. That rhetoric is simply a lie.
News of January 20, 1980 and the week past. Carter White House inching closer to calling Boycott of Summer Olympic games in Moscow, getting sporadic support from allies. Soviet Afghanistan incursion now going through Public Relations phase, starting with kicking out US reporters, following in the steps of Iran's expulsion of foreign journalists. Final dispatches filed say growing unrest with Khomeni regime. United Nations votes unanimously to condemn Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and Justice William O. Douglas dies.