Because he's replacing a female justice. Because it's an opportunity to score points with centrists. The base won't care as long as she's Federalist...
SCOTUS confirmations are normally a months-long process. Forcing it through in the next four months (much of which will be a holiday recess) will be...
Speaking of which, let's recognize that for all the progressive good Ginsberg did, she refused to step down 2009-14 when she was already an...
In case it was unclear, I'm saying GOP expansions are okay too.
If the combination of Dem and GOP expansions get us to, say, 21 justices, so be it.
I welcome the SCOTUS expansion arms race. A quorum of five to have the final say on the constitution is way too few people.
Well, this election just got dialed from 11 to 14.
It's a small miracle that she survived until the end of Trump's term.
Scientific American makes an endorsement for the first time ever in 175 years -- obviously for Biden
Geography shouldn't count more than individuals. Rather than depriving the smaller states of their power, the popular vote empowers the Republican...
Puta is Spanish slang for "whore."
It's very clear now what I want for my birthday.
I'm internally debating whether I'm bored enough to ask Jenee for clarification.
Time to get serious about UBI.
Re: The selling of merch and asking for donations vis a vis the Nobel
He doesn't even try to hide the fact that he's a con man. His supporters...
Vietnam and New Zealand each went three months without a new case popping up, but then new outbreaks happened even with borders closed. Accounting...
*laughs in Overjoyed*
^I imagine they'll be idling there for decades.
I requested my absentee ballot via email from the county office in PA. Just doing that made me uneasy, considering all the sensitive information I...
So much for magic purple flower power. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I imagine he wants to be known (remembered) as the mighty Black Panther, not struggling...
Obvious "no true Scotsman" fallacy.
Hillary Clinton's corruption is a Republican and Bernie Bro talking point that gets repeated so often, it's taken for granted without being examined....
There is a speakeasy-style gin cocktail bar down the street from me in Ho Chi Minh, but it's way overpriced. Fuck if I want to pay 15 USD for a...
Never heard of a Bramble, but I am intrigued. :chris:
The Left being the left....or fake news?
TLS being TLS?
@Tererun -- why don't you taste them and find out?
In that event, individual Reps don't vote. Each state's delegation votes as a block, meaning there are fifty total votes. The majority of state...
If the election is a clusterfuck, then the choice of president gets punted to the House, in which case Trump wins. He essentially wins by default.
Obituary comments are a thing? Lol
Respect for the dead and the realities of comments sections generally, demand that the platform disable them.
The worst case scenario is that it's a disaster and causes all sorts of horrible side effects, and then nobody in the world wants to get a vaccine,...
Reminds me of the John Titor thing.
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