Passion without knowledge leaves one easy prey for demagogues and partisan excesses. In an effort to fight this, we’re going to take a tour of the Supreme Court, more specifically the nine justices and a short detail of what makes each one distinct. I am by no means an expert, but this is a good starting point for anyone who wants to know who’s who on the highest court in the land. We’ll start at the Court’s progressive end and work right, as those terms are generally defined.
Last night, Barr sent his summary of the report to Congress. Mueller had been locking at two issues, Russia's dissemination of disinformation on social media, and second the Russian government hacking of the DNC. Mueller found no evidence of collusion on either account. From Barr's report, "the special counsel's investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 Presidential election."
It's possible this time the Democrats learn. And if they do, expect to see another Blue Wave in 2020.
What is really going on here? What do the 2018 midterms mean for 2020? Who won and who lost?
This is part two of my predictions on the upcoming midterm elections, this time focusing on the Senate. Missed my predictions on the House? Check them out here. The Senate While the House looks bad for Republicans, the Senate looks just as bad for the Democrats. Senate elections rotate, meaning about one third of Senators … Continue reading MIDTERM PREDICTIONS: The Senate
The midterm elections are less than two weeks away and all the pundits are furiously predicting the outcome. Will the enraged resistance allow the Democrats pick up enough seats to take control of the House in a repudiation of the Trump agenda? Can Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump defy the odds and retain their dominance … Continue reading MIDTERM PREDICTIONS: The House