Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: Brett Kavanaugh

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 1

Trump accused of rigging FBI's Kavanaugh probe, Sanders demands FBI investigate whether Kavanaugh committed perjury, Las Vegas strip to go dark on one-year anniversary of worst mass shooting in U.S. history, and more.

Kavanaugh is the wrong nominee for our times

Kavanaugh exposes the true partisan nature of the highest court, which is not a neutral arbiter but another battleground for partisan politics.

Men, we can do better

Survivors of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford deserve our support, not our opposition.

Caveman Amerika

Kavanaugh would never have been confirmed anyway. Food for thought.

Brett Kavanaugh barely controls his rage in combative testimony denying sexual...

Judge Kavanaugh repeatedly denied Blasey Ford’s allegations, denouncing her testimony with barely controlled rage and repeatedly choking up with tears in his eyes.

Brett Kavanaugh, the all-American privileged boy

His was not a judicial temperament. It was the unhinged ranting of a right-wing ideologue who should not be allowed to serve as an associate justice of SCOTUS.

In an open letter, thousands call for Sen. Grassley’s immediate resignation...

"After the events of the past few weeks, we have lost all confidence you can lead the Judiciary Committee without tainting this and any subsequent nomination process with politics."

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 28

Bar association calls for FBI probe into Kavanaugh, GOP governors call for delay in Kavanaugh vote, women react to Christine Blasey Ford's testimony, and more.

With ‘extraordinary’ and ‘remarkable’ request, Bar Association calls on GOP to...

"The basic principles that underscore the Senate’s constitutional duty of advice and consent on federal judicial nominees require nothing less than a careful examination of the accusations and facts by the FBI."

Yale law students protest alum Brett Kavanaugh, demand investigation of sexual...

Yale students will “continue speaking out, speaking to the press, until we feel there is a full and fair investigation.”

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“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."