Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Tag: justice system

If not courts, juries and the rule of law, then what?

If America is battered, even demoted as a world power, then what?

Donald Trump and OJ Simpson

"It can be hard to keep all these clearly guilty sociopaths straight.”

The Supreme Court is corrupt. Let’s fix it.

And they wonder why their public approval rating—and legitimacy—are in the ditch!

Former Philadelphia judge of elections convicted on bribery charges

Domenick DeMuro received multiple bribes from an unidentified political consultant working on behalf of several candidates in exchange for stuffing the ballot boxes with fraudulent votes.

Political fundraiser admits to bribing LA City Councilmember

The Councilmember reportedly agreed to help the developer’s real estate project in exchange for a $500,000 bribe.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

Payback? The arrest of Max Blumenthal

The way Blumenthal’s arrest was handled should send a chill down our collective spines because it shows a widening war on left-wing journalists and whistle-blowers that is remarkably resilient to changes in government.

Why haven’t presidential candidates proposed to end the criminalization of poverty?

The Democratic candidates are missing an opportunity to pitch sweeping criminal justice reform as an economic justice issue.

Declawed special prosecutor: A mockery of independence and justice

Here's today's predictable nightmare when legislation imprisoned the Special Prosecution role under the Dept. of Justice. Or more accurately, in Trumpian times the slavish Dept. of Injustice and Coverup.

Packing the Supreme Court

Mitch McConnell’s long-term strategy of packing the Court in order to entrench the Republican Party is becoming an obscene reality.

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An in-depth look into the staggering increase in global nuclear weapons spending, its implications, and the call for disarmament.

Perfection no standard for re-election

Are we picking kings and queens,/ Or defending democratic dreams?

IRS targets basis shifting loophole to reclaim $50 billion from super rich

IRS crackdown on complex tax maneuvers is set to generate significant federal revenue by enforcing compliance among high-income taxpayers.