skip follows the political moment:
The Democrats passed the Covid Relief plan
Without a single Republican lending a hand.
No care for working folks' cash,
Only wealthy taxes they slash.
So let’s hope these Repubs are summarily slammed.
part one: a conversation with Slate's Justice reporter Mark Joseph Stern.
Arkansas Governor Signs Abortion Ban Into Law Despite Acknowledging the Ban Actually Breaks U.S. Law https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/03/arkansas-governor-hutchinson-abortion-ban-supreme-court.htmlThe new law is aimed at all abortions, with no exceptions. The penalty is 10 years imprisonment. This is a claim of states' rights. A kind of brief written for Amy Coney Barrett. Georgia has a personhood bill, which defines a fertilized egg as an embryo, and thus, a person. Many issues surround this. The only way to overcome this, with this Supreme Court, is expand the Supreme Court.
part two: Bill Curry, progressive writer and pundit, former advisor to Bill Clinton, two time nominee for Gov. of CT
We touch on the Arkansas law, which uses unborn as a convenience for the Republicans. That means that we need to have a federal statute established guaranteeing the right. The Supreme Court must be expanded. The Electoral College must be eliminated, and the filibuster must be eliminated. The 2000 election message was “you can get away with voter suppression.
Judging by recent statements, Biden wants to be president for the poor. However, many helpful provisions of the 1.9T Rescue bill are sunsetted. Deficit hawks are not sincere. We need real, structural change.