Citizens United

What should we do now? Strengthen the safety net. Reverse the Citizens United and Florence v Burlington rulings. Place reasonable restrictions on Second Amendment rights, as  reasonable restrictions exist on First Amendment rights. And tax properties and income of religious institutions. Address Climate Change. Develop a Renewable & Sustainable Energy Infrastructure – Clean & Green […]

The decision in Bush v Gore is widely regarded as a landmark mistake, both because the Supreme Court acted politically and because of President Bush’s accomplishments and legacy. While it is too recent for a historical consensus, and too political to be without controversy, virtually all liberals and progressives view the results of Bush v […]

Worst Three Decisions by the US Supreme Court: Dred Scott, Citizen’s United, and Florence v Burlington.  Dred Scott reinforced slavery – and led to the Civil War. Citizen’s United puts really, really big money in politics – think Mr. Gingrich’s sugar daddy with his $10 million in PAC-Gingrich, and leads to what we have today. […]