But only the power of the vote will bring about climate justice.
Tag: Antonin Scalia
History will show that when our climate needed a champion, Kennedy largely failed to answer the call.
Don’t they realize that it would be like putting Donald Trump himself on the Supreme Court? It’s impossible to grasp the logic of Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), who have signaled that they will vote to confirm unqualified Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Kneeling in subservience to Trump and… Read more »
Ten years ago today, the United States Supreme Court issued its landmark 5-4 decision in Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency, holding that the EPA had the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. Had Anthony Kennedy sided with the right-wing faction on the Court, the federal government would have been virtually… Read more »
The activists pushing Senate Democrats to resist Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court seat Republicans robbed from Barack Obama recognize that Neil Gorsuch has no business replacing the late Antonin Scalia. Will Senate Democrats come to the same conclusion? The case against confirming Gorsuch is the same as the case against confirming Robert Bork… Read more »
There is simply no rational basis for any Democratic Senator to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court–and every reason in the world for Democrats to filibuster Gorsuch’s nomination. Is Judge Gorsuch technically qualified to do the job? Sure. So was Merrick Garland, and we all saw what happened there. Is Judge… Read more »
Antonin Scalia wouldn’t get behind Trump’s latest ridiculous comment. But Hillary Clinton might.
You’ve run into The Argument if you’ve been on social media for any length of time. It usually comes from an erstwhile supporter of Bernie Sanders who now vows to volunteer for Jill Stein. It’s an argument so lacking in logic, so overt in its obnoxiousness, so deficient in its dignity that one wonders how… Read more »