Tag Archives: Senate

The Stakes

Yesterday, Republican senators rammed through the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett is a grossly unqualified ideologue, and is all but certain to be the deciding vote on a number of cases which will greatly restrict … Continue reading

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Maybe he really could get away with murder…

Back in January 2016, while on the campaign trail, Donald Trump boasted that he could shoot somebody without losing voters. Obviously this was a bit of a morbid hyperbole. Trump, in his usual classy way, was simply bragging about his popularity. … Continue reading

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Impeach the Senate Judiciary Committee

Okay, please bear with me here, as this one will probably sound pretty angry. And forgive the title, as I’m aware that what I’m going to say is likely not sufficient to actually call for impeachment. But this is an … Continue reading

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Does Congress deserve a pay cut?

The topic of Congressional pay has been a rare area where the American left and right often agrees. Both the House and the Senate “enjoy” some of the lowest aggregate approval ratings the American government has seen in decades. Even unsuccessful (or perceived … Continue reading

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