Why are so many congressional Democrats consistently opposed to legislation that would protect Americans from unconstitutional search and seizure by automatic license plate readers, and why do most congressional Republicans support the legislation, when they have demonstrated such strong contempt for constitutional rights in other occasions?
Back in the fall of 2001, current presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were members of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively. As such, they had a decision to make — would they vote for or against the USA PATRIOT Act? Passed into
There are many good reasons to disapprove of the 21st century war in Iraq. There are grounds of ethical integrity: the country rushed to war on the basis of lies. There are grounds of moral integrity: a third of a million people lost their lives in that war,
Since it was known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day has been a day to remember the dead. Let’s also remember the actions of the living. On Memorial Day 2007, John Edwards used his platform as a Democratic presidential candidate to call on Americans to engage in
In the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primary, some comparisons are simple. If you’ve been paying any attention at all over the last fourteen years, you know that the USA PATRIOT ACT has been a vehicle to vastly expand the surveillance powers of the federal government,
Xavier Becerra noted that the Republican leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives has forced transportation funding legislation to wait while Republican legislation to promote right wing social issues has been allowed to take center stage.
At this point, the familiar narrative, of how Bernard Sanders is more progressive than Hillary Clinton, and Clinton is nothing more than a corporate-owned Republican in Democrat’s clothing, falls apart.
When the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that political action committees could raise unlimited funds to support or oppose candidates for federal office, it was promised that we needn’t worry about the money leading to corruption, because it would remain illegal for
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?