Many countries have borrowed from it, none have improved upon it. Strong as it is, it's only as strong as the Supreme Court Justices charged with following and interpreting it, and only as strong as the Citizens of the US are willing to allow it to be. Hopefully the next 235 years will see it remain as strong, if not stronger, as it is now.
Contrary to what some have said, the Dobbs and West Virginia rulings are victories, not defeats for our democracy and our republic. They put these matters into the hands of the legislatures and the people where they can be debated and voted on. What's that thing called? You know-- where people get a say on how important issues are handled? Oh, yeah, it's called DEMOCRACY.
Who leaked the SCOTUS decision likely overturning Roe v. Wade and why?
One of the more ridiculous 'holes' claimed is that people started wearing gloves when they dropped off ballots, not to keep their fingerprints off the ballots or drop boxes, but to keep their hands warm. Do most people you know wear surgical gloves to keep their hands warm?
Biden has promised to nominate a black woman. He might want to add one more criterion then; that she be a Constitutionalist.
In this episode, I talk about the recent SCOTUS decision not to hear the case brought by Texas and 17 other states against the four states that decided to change their election law in contravention with the Constitution. Was this a wise decision, or one driven by fear? How fear can make a person reject … Continue reading LR Podcast #33: Fear, the Great Motivator
The most devastating moment came when Harris refused, as her running mate has, to answer the question of support for court-packing.
Why Constitutionalist justices matter, and are the only ones truly capable of carrying out their mandate under the Constitution.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died leaving a huge vacancy in the Supreme Court. How does her loss affect the balance of the Court? What does each side want to happen?
Americans are fair-minded people, even if not all of their elected representatives are. When properly apprised of the facts, they are bound to look at the articles of impeachment against Trump as deeply flawed and unfair according to long-held common values.