RI senator, Sheldon Whitehouse, used his time today at the confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett to give a damning near-ten-minute presentation on how conservative "dark money" plays a critical role in the Supreme Court nomination process.
When the Supreme Court's preliminary ruling overturning Roe v. Wade leaked, conservatives made a big fuss of claiming it must have been a liberal staffer trying to stop it. But even then it made more sense as a device to lock justices into decisions they hadn't yet fully committed to. And now Rolling Stone reports… READ THE REST
In this segment from Rachel Maddow she reveals how, when the Roe v Wade decision was first decided, evangelicals and Republicans were not opposed to it as a group. The Southern Baptist Convention even called for legislation legalizing abortion and the former president of that conservative religious group is quoted as saying: "I have always… READ THE REST
On The Reid Out, Joy Reid introduces us to a lovely English chap from the 17th century named Sir Matthew Hale. A barrister, judge, and jurist, Hale was responsible for such arguments as the fact that witches must be real because there were laws against them and that it was impossible for a husband to… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you've ever tried to create a visual on a computer — whether it be a video series or a poster or what have you — you know it's not exactly as intuitive… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Technology is supposed to be awesome and constantly making our lives more convenient, right? Well, if that's the case, then how can some pieces of tech leave us aggravated? Unfortunately, some things that… READ THE REST