Sunday, March 7, 2021

Tag: Merrick Garland

‘A troubling history’: Biden’s AG pick Merrick Garland has record of...

“This is a centrist jurist who has a history—a troubling history, to me—of being deferential to police and being unwilling to hold police accountable for acts of brutality and misconduct.”

The NRA’s Case Against Merrick Garland Just Got Super Awkward

The NRA can't even persuade their own lawyer to turn against Judge Garland.

Obama’s Nomination Insurance for Plutocracy

Obama can call Garland moderate and Republicans can call him liberal, but on the most important question of 2016 he is neither.

Mitch McConnell: We Won’t Vote on Garland Because the NRA Opposes...

Did Mitch McConnell just admit to Republicans being in bed with the NRA?

Republican Senator Says Colleagues Should ‘Man Up’ And Vote On Merrick...

"The tough thing about these senatorial jobs is you get "yes" or "no" votes. Your whole job is to either say "yes" or "no" and explain why.”

Myths And Facts On The Nomination Of Judge Merrick Garland To...

Here are the facts on the nominee, previous lines of right-wing attack, and facts about the nomination and confirmation processes going forward.

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Biden signs executive order to protect 30 percent of country’s lands and ocean waters...

The 30x30 goal is said to be part of Biden's larger plan to preserve wildlife and combat global warming.

Freedom of thought and the death of ideologies

Unity is the key element in any such shift — the required guiding principle underlying the development of existing systems and modes of living.

Essential work and the struggle for $15

“Why don’t we stop treating it as entirely normal that the more obviously one’s work benefits others, the less one is likely to be paid for it.”

‘Shameful’: Millionaire senators vote against popular minimum wage raise that would lift millions out...

"It is baffling that any member of the U.S. Senate could look at the crisis this country is enduring and decide that tens of millions of low-income workers should not get a raise."

Former State Dept aide arrested for participating in Capitol riots

Federico Klein was arrested on charges that include unlawful entry, violent and disorderly conduct, obstructing Congress and law enforcement, and assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon.