Supreme Court Rebuffs Lawmakers Over Independent Redistricting Panel
Two recent Supreme Court decisions, in Arizona and Florida, have over-turned the Republican gerrymandered districts, and now they must re-draw them objectively. The Republicans fought this tooth-and-nail, yet it shows there is a path forward to recovering our Democracy.
Reid, McConnell wrangle over amendment. Is it too hard to change Constitution?
Reid, McConnell wrangle over amendment. Is it too hard to change Constitution? Lots of people would like to change the US Constitution. Now, Democrats in the Senate are adding their names to the list. They held a hearing Tuesday on an amendment that would give Congress the power to restrict political money and reverse recent Supreme Court decisions on money spent on elections. But amending the Constitution is incredibly hard. Perhaps too hard, some people believe.
The New X-Files Is a Wasted Opportunity -- " the random references to things like Uber and recent Supreme Court decisions seem to be there solely to make it “current.” Which has the perverse effect of making the show seem even more dated."