A Trojan Horse at the Supreme Court

In Gill v. Whitford, democrats are challenging Wisconsin’s congressional district map, claiming that the Republican majority redrew the lines in an unconstitutional way back in 2010. The Constitution permits states to determine legislative districts, thus it is a legislative function. However, since Democrats haven’t won what they consider enough seats in Congress (i.e., all of … Continue reading A Trojan Horse at the Supreme Court

Report from Louisiana: New Orleans has a Mayoral Runoff

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – The next mayor of New Orleans will be a woman.  In Saturday’s mayoral election, two women finished with a majority of the votes and will face off in a November runoff election. While we’ve spent much of the past two years talking about monuments, neither candidate wanted to bring that … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: New Orleans has a Mayoral Runoff

The No Longer Expendable Senator Robert Menendez (D – #harveyweinstein )

When I wrote about Robert Menendez a few days ago one of the stories I linked to mentioned how the justice department didn't move against him until he had not only gone against the Dem party line on a couple of issues but when is vote in the Senate became expendable once Obama was safely … Continue reading The No Longer Expendable Senator Robert Menendez (D – #harveyweinstein )