Brookhaven Supervisor Says Yes to overturn Citizens United

Brookhaven elected officials Romaine, Cartright, & Kepert vote to overturn Citizens United.

Green Party: Despite the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling, America needs Single Payer

Green Party candidates said the Supreme Court ruling on Obama/Romneycare should not distract from real health care reform — Single-Payer

Drum roll, please…Winner of The Strip Search Limerick Contest

Strip-Search For Poetry: A Limerick Contest For The Supreme Court The results are in for the contest we held to create limericks about the Supreme Court’s horrible decision on strip searches, which has decimated the 4th Amendment of the Constitution.  With this recent decision, any person who will be held in the “general population” in […]

Strip-Search For Poetry: A Limerick Contest For The Supreme Court

Update 4/24/2012: The winner has been announced! See the post at onthewilderside: here. Five men of the court were quite rude, Giving rights to police very lewd. Well fair’s fair, I dare say. I’ve decided this way: We should make them hold court in the nude. Americans should be outraged by the April 2, 2012 […]

Health care ruling won’t deliver reform Americans need, says Green Party Prez cand Stein

whatever the U.S. Supreme Court decides on the constitutionality of the insurance mandate of “Obama / Romney care”, Americans will still be stuck with an expensive, ineffective health care system that fails to provide quality health care to all Americans.

Green Party Urges Supreme Court to Support Single Payer by Striking Down Obama/Romney-care

The Green Party urges the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance mandates, sees a chance for Medicare For All

ACLU is still asking the wrong questions about Citizens United

With the influx of tens of millions of undisclosed dollars into this year’s presidential race, the ACLU is publicly re-examining its support of the Citizens United Supreme Court case which removes all controls over corporate spending in politics.  The ACLU is questioning whether it underestimated the effect of these super-sized contributions in balancing the right of the […]

Cornel West arrested at Supreme Court, related to Occupy DC

BET reports: “Activist and professor Cornel West was arrested on the steps of the Supreme Court building Sunday afternoon while taking part in Occupy DC protests. West was holding up a sign that ready “Poverty is the Greatest Violence of All…” Link above has photo, more info, and the promise of more coverage. Cornel West […]

10:22PM – Troy Davis refused stay. Execution appears imminent.

At 10:22pm, Democracy Now! reports that the Supreme Court has denied the stay. It seems expected that Troy Davis will be executed soon. Live Coverage at Democracy Now: https://www.democracynow.org/

Miranda is Obama’s latest victim – Glenn Greenwald

The number of instances in which Obama has violently breached his own alleged principles when it comes to the War on Terror and the rule of law are too numerous to chronicle in one place. Suffice to say, it is no longer provocative or controversial when someone like Yale Law Professor Jack Balkin writes, as […]

US Government files brief in lawsuit about size of the US House of Reps

from Independent Political Report United States Government Files Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Lawsuit over Size of U.S. House November 21st, 2010 On November 17, the United States government filed this brief in opposition [pdf at IPR: here], in Clemons v U.S. Department of Commerce, 10-291.  This is the case that says that “one […]

Obama Liberal Complaint #362: Elena Kagan

An activist I admire a great deal was telling me about a brilliant post on Huffington Post about how the writer was bewildered by Obama picking Kagan.  It seems this writer couldn’t understand why Obama (again) picked such a centrist candidate for Supreme Court since he has 59 votes in the Senate.  Hello?  Brilliant, no.  […]

Murray Hill Incorporated is Running for Congress

http://murrayhillincforcongress.com http://www.facebook.com/pages/Murray-… Until now, corporations only influenced politics with high-paid lobbyists and backroom deals. But today, thanks to an enlightened supreme court, corporations now have all the rights the founding fathers meant for us. That’s why Murray Hill Incorporated is taking democracy’s next step– running for Congress.

Green Party: The Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling will make the Democratic and Republican parties into subsidiaries of top corporations

Green Party urges a new constitutional amendment affirming that ‘We the People’ means humans, not corporations The Supreme Court’s 5-4 Citizens United v. FEC ruling will turn national, state, and local elections into a corporate power game, said Green Party leaders in reaction to the decision handed down on Thursday. Rich Whitney, 2010 Green Party […]

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