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June 24, 2017

Mitch McConnell


Let’s assume your boss calls you into their office, tells you to close the door and sit down. If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking, “Oh, shit, what’d I do now?” But let’s leave my insecurity out of it for now, shall we? Your boss hands you a piece a paper with a name and

What Schumer and the Dems Need To Do Regarding Comey’s Replacement

It’s nice that Chuck Schumer is drawing his own red line by demanding that any new FBI director not be a “partisan politician” from “either party,” and that voting on James Comey’s replacement might be contingent upon the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Donald Trump and his administration. Unfortunately for Schumer, Democrats only

Progressives Are Drawing the Wrong Conclusions From the Tea Party Insurrection

There’s a prevailing sentiment among many progressives that Tea Party obstructionism was successful because it effectively blocked President Obama from enacting his agenda; also it resulted in Republicans winning two consecutive midterms and now a presidential election. One can certainly understand how tempting it might be to draw that conclusion. To tell you the truth,

Your Move, Mitch

Okay, so Merrick Garland isn’t Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Who is? One thing he isn’t, though, is another Antonin Scalia. And that’s good enough for me. Barack Obama’s decision to nominate Garland to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court came as something of a surprise; most believed he would pick Sri Srinivasan, who is fourteen

Replacing Antonin Scalia: What Would Woodrow Wilson Do?

The reality of the situation that this nation finds itself in, for lack of a better word, can only be described as grim. In an election year where it seems the impossible becomes possible, with the candidacy of Trump serving as evidence of the absurd, the situation just became a tad more complicated.  On Saturday afternoon,

GOP President Obama Hatred And The Death of Scalia

Republican after Republican, from the GOP leader of the Senate, Mitch McConnell, to every remaining member of the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination field, have said that President Obama should not perform his constitutional duty and nominate a replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Every reason cited by these Republicans is legally and historically wrong. Republicans

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