Category Archives: voting rights

The contagious madness of Citizens United

For years now, I’ve been reading about the oligarchs who have taken $huge advantage of  Citizens United. And dropping little notes about them, right here. I shouldn’t have to remind any of us but…that’s the Supreme Court 5-4 decision that … Continue reading

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More on Gorsuch: Originalism, as defined by a genius

Years ago, I met Akhil Reed Amar, the genius in my title above. I’d read his revelatory work, The Bill of Rights, and attended a lecture he gave. What knocks me out about his scholarship is his gift at revealing … Continue reading

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Richard Hasen criticizes Gorsuch as nominee

From Richard Hasen, a pre-eminent elections and voting rights lawyer, this thorough critique published by CNN Opinions on why Neil Gorsuch would not be good for us citizens if he is confirmed for the Supreme Court: http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/01/opinions/worry-about-gorsuch-hasen/ It begins (my … Continue reading

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