Brett Kavanaugh Framed as a Martyr to the #MeToo Movement

Innocent until proven guilty. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated a lot of arguments to defend Brett Kavanaugh, but that’s the one that carried the day: “We owe it to the American people to underscore that you’re innocent until proven guilty.” by Ted Rall Oct 8, 2018 The Kavanaugh confirmation battle was a grenade wrapped in an … Continue reading Brett Kavanaugh Framed as a Martyr to the #MeToo Movement

America Has Become Even More Dangerous

by Gordon Duff NEO Oct 10, 2018 The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh by the US Senate may seem unremarkable to the three dozen or so nations now targeted by US sanctions and impending “color revolutions.” The list has expanded, India, China, and Russia of course, but in truth, there is no end to the list. The … Continue reading America Has Become Even More Dangerous

Don’t Despair about the Supreme Court

It would be naive to depend on the Supreme Court to defend the rights of poor people, women, people of color, dissenters of all kinds.   by Howard Zinn Progressive October 21, 2005 John Roberts sailed through his confirmation hearings as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, with enthusiastic Republican support, and a few weak … Continue reading Don’t Despair about the Supreme Court

The Banality of Brett Kavanaugh

The guys like Brett Kavanaugh who run the show have no special qualities or insights that should oblige us to put up with their bullshit. They would hate for us to realize that. by Meagan Day Jacobin Sept 28, 2018 The masters of the universe, it turns out, are losers. The Brett Kavanaugh hearing was a … Continue reading The Banality of Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh is the Wrong Nominee for Our Times

The Kavanaugh confirmation process has been a missed opportunity for the United States to face up to many urgent issues on which the bi-partisans in Washington, DC are united and wrong. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance Kavanaugh’s career as a Republican legal operative and judge supporting the power of corporations, the security state and … Continue reading Kavanaugh is the Wrong Nominee for Our Times

Kavanaugh and the Unitary Executive Theory

Ever wonder why Trump promotes Brett Kavanaugh? Ever wonder why the identity politics of He Said v. She Said is played up so dramatically in this case? Make no mistake, rape is a serious issue. Yet what's going on with Kavanaugh's confirmation is more circus than serious... Why? What is the 91020 high school soap … Continue reading Kavanaugh and the Unitary Executive Theory

Want to Know Why Conservatives Will Side with Kavanaugh over the Women? Conservative Moral Hierarchy (10)

The Explanative Power of the Conservative Moral Hierarchy by O Society Sept 28, 2018 It answers the question, “Are boys really better than girls?" It tells ahead of time (testimony and questioning basically are irrelevant to the outcome) why Conservatives will side with Kavanaugh over the women. Kavanaugh is Supreme. It doesn't make much difference how … Continue reading Want to Know Why Conservatives Will Side with Kavanaugh over the Women? Conservative Moral Hierarchy (10)