Democracy & Justice DIES when politicians appoint sycophants to judge !

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There is no question that political appointments to "the bench" run counter to the wider public interest ! By definition politicians propelling hasty appointments have shown that distinct bias ! It is often said "every man has a price" & politicians will pay any "price" to gain a "favourable" judge !

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When a, largely, fine nation of people , like Germany can be swayed any nation can so be. US politics driven by ruthless, dishonest, selfish. bastards can equally be capable of driving  disastrous outcomes. Trump and his devious cohorts will "dance to the tune" dictated by these vested interests too !
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When a, largely, fine nation of people , like Germany can be swayed any nation can so be. US politics driven by ruthless, dishonest, selfish. bastards can equally be capable of driving disastrous outcomes. Trump and his devious cohorts will "dance to the tune" dictated by these vested interests too !

Autism informs and empowers Greta Thunberg’s climate activism - Vox Typically, the self-serving morons give Greta a "hard-time" but this is to be expected as they seldom think beyond themselves ! She has rocked the World while her detractors merely "rock their wallets"! Bravo Greta you are achieving when detractors start "throwing stones"!

Greta Thunberg became a climate activist not in spite of her autism, but because of it

The 16-year-old climate activist’s radical approach to autism.

COVID-19 Isn't Halting Corporate Media's Attacks on Universal Health Care. The catastrophe now bedeviling the World has clearly spelt-out the need for COMMUNITY HEALTH ! The wealthy capitalists who are often guilty of "kicking the disadvantaged to the kerb" can  NO LONGER use PRIVILEGE to ignore the victims problems that may well become THEIRS !
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COVID-19 Isn't Halting Corporate Media's Attacks on Universal Health Care

Corporate news continues its crusade against Medicare for All despite the urgent public health crisis.

Welcome to the New Legitimation Crisis: Bernie Sanders vs. the Plutocrats | Common Dreams Views The US is at a pivotal point & a lot of the initiative for change has been as a result of the actions of the young ! They have crystalised the thinking of many of the older voters many of whom are still dithering  as a result of all the "reds under the bed" nonsense. That being a ploy by the GOP to needlessly scare - CHANGE HAS TO COME - GET WITH IT !!!!

Opinion | Welcome to the New Legitimation Crisis: Bernie Sanders vs. the Plutocrats

In these dangerous times, we might be pardoned for finding comic relief in the spectacles that are constantly playing out, as our uncomprehending ruling class stages displays of its own rank incompetence, its unfitness to govern. We might be excused for mocking the emperor's new clothes.

Can We Rebuild the Country After Trump? - Yes! Magazine - Sadly, the US system is so badly discredited & so damaged "across the board" it's hard to see how a fair & honest democratic system could ever "arise from such ashes". Vested interests & money rules the US , blatant liars & cheats have been "normalised", even their legal system is tainted by political appointments for life ! What hope honest government with all that damage !
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Opinion | Can We Rebuild the Country After Trump?

No system is perfect, but there are many others around the world that do better than ours. We should follow their examples.

Sondland: Top Trump Administration Officials All in the Loop in Ukraine Scandal ! No matter what "smoke-screen" they adopt it is clear the GOP is "in it up to their snouts"!  Sadly there are so many dim-witted Yanks that can't or don't want to see it !!! You, ultimately, will collectively "get" what you deserve - a lying pack of bastards at "your helm"!

Sondland: Top Trump Administration Officials All in the Loop in Ukraine Scandal

Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland delivered an explosive opening statement for his impeachment testimony.

'This Is Despicable': Not Even COVID-19 Pandemic Can Halt Trump's Right-Wing Takeover of Federal Courts - here is Trump stacking the Courts to ensure the US is saddled with jaundiced appointments. He & his sycophants will be remembered as the architects of ramming the last few nails in the US democratic system ! Future generations will be left with the imposts & they will trigger widespread reaction. The GOP must be punished severely !!!

'This Is Despicable': Not Even COVID-19 Pandemic Can Halt Trump's Right-Wing Takeover of Federal Courts

Critics warn the president's latest nominees for lifetime appellate court positions are both committed to the "deadly agenda" of overturning the entire Affordable Care Act.

Death of a Supreme Court Justice Famed for Consensus-Building Is Used to Sow Divisions | Common Dreams Views The situation is crystal clear the Repubs are stacking the courts with their sycophants in life-long appointments to gain advantage. That makes a mockery of democracy ! The Repubs will ensure the most likely aspirant will 'bend their way" in any decision where they can "colour" the result ! Often the latitude exists in law for that pursuasion to be exerted as the Repubs are proving !!
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Opinion | Death of a Supreme Court Justice Famed for Consensus-Building Is Used to Sow Divisions

Republican leaders show once more that they care only about power, not about the law or legitimacy.

Advancing Change in a Time of Disruption: Forging a New Pathway for Nature | Common Dreams Views. There is no question most people must now see the flaws in a capitalist system which has allowed mega-wealthy profiteers to seize stupendous profits & power at the cost of the masses ! Democracy has been captured & rendered a farce ! TIME FOR REAL CHANGE IN HARMONY WITH THE NATURAL SYSTEMS WE ARE TRULY DEPENDENT ON !

Opinion | Advancing Change in a Time of Disruption: Forging a New Pathway for Nature

A disruption—such as a global pandemic—can provide a window of opportunity to change our habits and make positive change.

Break out "the skids" - Trump is "in it" right up to his snout ! Bolton has the ammunition to nuke a sham impeachment process. Other Repubs now feel emboldened MAYBE . The dominoes are falling - it had to happen. Ever so slowly even lots of Yanks will wake-up too !

Trump touts Fox News poll that shows he's flailing

When President Donald Trump touted a new Fox News poll on Sunday, he neglected to mention some of its key findings. Namely, half the country supports his removal from office, including an overwhelming majority of independent voters."Majority of people say 'the U.S. Senate already has enough informat...

'A Fact-Free Sham Trial Perpetrated in the Dead of Night': McConnell's Trump Cover-Up in Senate Begins | Common Dreams News. So reminiscent of the dark days when Nazis gained a foothold in fact !The cloak of darkness descends completely & puppets "fall into line"! Be so wary folks !

'A Fact-Free Sham Trial Perpetrated in the Dead of Night': McConnell's Trump Cover-Up in Senate Begins

"If the president is so confident in his case, if Leader McConnell is so confident the president did nothing wrong, why don't they want the case to be presented in broad daylight?"

What a joke - here a President who claims he has nothing to hide & that he will openly reveal NOW fighting to use every "smokescreen & device" to frustrate any exposure ! WHAT A LYING TURD -  this on top of a stream of other lies ! And we offer such a liar the NUCLEAR BUTTON with ability to destroy our Planet !!

Asking Supreme Court to Shield His Tax Returns, Trump Claims He Is 'Absolutely Immune' From Criminal Investigation

"It's absolutely shocking the lengths Donald Trump will go to to shield himself from accountability."

They know Trump did it — they just don’t care – Alternet.org  Rigged by the spineless, preferring connivance to accountability. Remember those names as they must hold responsibilities for any Trump action. He says he is above the law & with his erratic & myopic style  there is no knowing where he will lead. Given his record he is like a "wild cannon" - with as little intelligence !!!

They know Trump did it -- they just don't care

So it has come to this, as we all knew it would. Republicans in the Senate have decided to hold a sham trial without witnesses or evidence. It’s not because they don’t want to hear the truth, it’s because they already know the truth. They know the president is guilty, and they simply don’t care.

Free Press Advocates Decry 'Unprecedented' and 'Unjustified' Restrictions on Reporter Access to Trump Impeachment Trial | Common Dreams News - clearly the GOP wants to judge much in obscurity as the whole process has already been decided & connived ! It's merely an expensive sideshow making a mockery of justice !

Free Press Advocates Decry 'Unprecedented' and 'Unjustified' Restrictions on Reporter Access to Trump Impeachment Trial

"Americans expect and deserve a fully transparent impeachment trial... For the Senate to produce anything less would be a show of GOP contempt for the American people."