Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tag: Merrick Garland

Message to Attorney General Garland: lead, follow, or get the hell...

If Garland indicates he has not conducted an investigation of Trump and he has no plans to do so, even after receiving the Jan. 6 committee’s full report, Biden should fire him immediately and begin the search for a new, highly competent individual who will properly conduct the Justice Dept. business.

How does the majority rule without a functional majority? Or defeat...

Majority rule is both a rational philosophy, honoring the universality of human dignity, plus the core western political value for decision-making.

‘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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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

‘Their greed knows no bounds’: analysis shows ongoing price gouging by oil giants

"Big Oil is boasting record profits and dragging their feet to pass any lower costs onto consumers in order to keep padding investors' pockets," said Accountable.US.

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.