Archive for May 9th, 2022

May 9th, 2022 - 10:10 pm § in Law and Courts, News Media, Politics

Where should protesters protest?

Let’s start with the First Amendment, which says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Gove[...]

May 9th, 2022 - 7:50 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

How to look like a bleating fool

“After protests erupted over the news that the high court is poised to gut the landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade,” Huffington Post wrote, Clarence Thomas “chided Americans for being incapable of ‘living with’ rulings they don’t like and complained that a l[...]

May 9th, 2022 - 3:40 am § in Humor, Russia

Is Putin planning to blow himself up?

Ahead of Russia’s Victory Day, which that country celebrates with a giant military parade on May 9 of every year to commemorate Nazi Germany’s surrender, it was thought that Putin would declare victory in the besieged city of Mariupol, declare war against Ukraine (upgrading the current &[...]

May 9th, 2022 - 2:54 am § in Donald Trump, Economics

Are unions coming back?

After World War 2, industrial unions were the economic backbone of the middle class. Since then, vast numbers of blue-collar jobs have been eliminated by offshoring of manufacturing and automation of what remained, and concerted conservative political attacks against organized labor, starting with R[...]