Limerick for the politics of the moment from Skip Tenczar
Some worry about the future of our democracy,
They say there are signs of growing autocracy.
And down in the Southern plains,
Over Texas Governor Abbott reigns.
Many would say his way is Christian Theocracy.
Rethink the week guests:
Professor Russ Muirhead Dartmouth College
Professor Robert Hockett Cornell Law
Professor Dean Spiliotes SNHU
Labor Reporter Robert Hennelly
The January 6 Commission 'negotiations' ended with the Republicans getting all their demands met with respect to conditions, but still refused to vote to approve. This sets many precedents. Next steps will likely include law enforcement path.
The infrastructure fight continues.
Qualified immunity considered. The militarization of police is examined.