The fight for a Constitutional right to education takes a new turn

by Derek Black Conversation Dec 7, 2018 A new fight to secure a federal constitutional right to education is spreading across the country. This fight has been a long time coming and is now suddenly at full steam. In 1973, plaintiffs in San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez argued that school funding inequities violated the … Continue reading The fight for a Constitutional right to education takes a new turn

Iraq Invasion to Help Establish Democracy in North Carolina

By Andy Borowitz, New Yorker The government of Iraq announced on Tuesday that it would seek to build an international coalition to establish democracy in the state of North Carolina. “If it were a nation state, North Carolina would rank as deeply-flawed, partly-free, one of the failed democracies that constitute much of the developing world,” writes … Continue reading Iraq Invasion to Help Establish Democracy in North Carolina

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

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

The Case of the Supreme Court: Democrats, the Fake Resistance, Russiagate, and the Unitary Executive

Though it may be painful as a nail in the head, let us rewind to the days of Dubya, which many people point to as the inflection point of American exceptionalism and its claim to having some legitimacy. Dubya's handlers - namely   Vice President Dick Chaney - made a case for a Strong interpretation of the Unitary Executive … Continue reading The Case of the Supreme Court: Democrats, the Fake Resistance, Russiagate, and the Unitary Executive