Checks And Balances
MEMBERS ONLY: Who's Afraid of the Executive Branch?
The Banter Long Read: While every president chafes at the restrictions placed on his power, it's only been in the last few administrations that that power has been grotesquely expanded thanks to the naked greed and absolute disregard for democracy of the Republican Party... To ...read more
Republicans are Seriously Talking About Seizing Control of the Entire Court System
Despite the public's focus on the massive $1.5 trillion giveaway to the ultra-rich being paid for by raising taxes on the rest of the country, that's not actually the most dangerous part of the GOP's agenda: Conservatives have a new court-packing plan, and in the spirit of the ...read more
Trump Accuses 3 Federal Judges Of Political Bias
The Hill reports that Donald Trump has essentially lost his mind: President Donald Trump on Wednesday went directly after the appellate court judges mulling whether to revive his controversial order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United ...read more