A reflection on SCOTUS’s most recent decision affecting voting rights, and how we move forward.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a voting rights case out of Arizona. Here’s what happened.
The GOP will rue the day they rammed these Supreme Court justices down our throats. Mark my words.
The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a huge loss, on a variety of levels. But somehow, instead of feeling down, I found myself galvanized, no doubt influenced by RBG herself.
Winning the White House without retaking the Senate is not what we want. Without the Senate, Joe Biden won’t be able to do much legislatively. Without the Senate, Mitch McConnell will pull every trick in the book to block every… Read More ›
I have to be honest. I’m really, really angry about what’s happening in Wisconsin. I’m only going to briefly get into it in this post but I want to talk about it because I think it serves as an important… Read More ›
Yesterday, the Commerce Department, in charge of the 2020 Census cried uncle. Yes, after a Supreme Court decision that didn’t go their way and staring down a big deadline to start printing questionnaires, the Trump administration decided to give up… Read More ›
What do Republican gerrymandering and the 2020 census have in common? They share the same architect. Yes, this architect worked on these democracy-bending projects for the Republicans in order to be “advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites.” We’ve all guessed… Read More ›
Gerrymandering has long been considered to be anti-democratic and an effective voter suppression tool. Particularly after the 2010 Census and with the Republicans in control of so many state legislatures, gerrymandering happened everywhere. In a true representative democracy, politicians should… Read More ›
This November, you undoubtedly have judges on your ballot. Here’s the thing: they’re not going to appear with an (R) or (D) next to their name. How will you know how to vote? Judges like Brett Kavanaugh don’t appear out… Read More ›
Tell the Senate NO to Perjuring, Corrupt, Anti-Rule of Law Judge Kavanaugh Your Action Call your Senators at (202) 224-3121 and tell them to vote NO on Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Background Everyone knew Brett Kavanaugh was… Read More ›
It kills me that Trump has gotten to pick a second nominee for the Supreme Court in less than two years. No matter how this plays out (and I’ll talk about that) it is really important that our Senators hear… Read More ›
My friend at DemWritePress wrote an thoughtful piece about how to think about the SCOTUS vacancy going forward. I encourage you to read it. This is high-stakes political chess. Mueller, the 2018 elections, the preservation of democracy, and even impeachment are… Read More ›