Is Donald Trump just the face of a nation wide effort by scared Republicans of 'losing' their country to co-op the American political system? A number of observers, myself included, have written pieces in recent years arguing that the Republican Party is no longer simply … [Read more...] about Afraid of a changing America?…Are Republican’s looking to erase its democracy?….
Gerrymandering in Virginia... The Supreme Court dismissed the challenge to a lower court’s findings that some of Virginia’s legislative districts were racially gerrymandered, saying Monday that House Republicans did not have legal standing to challenge the decision. The … [Read more...] about Three Supreme’s Rulings…June 17, 2019….
Yes they did.... No wonder Donald Trump stood in front the camera's for a hour and half yesterday trying to divert attention from the Democratic gains that came despite his campaigning.... It appears that when the counting is done the Democrats may have rode a blue 'wave' … [Read more...] about Democrats did better then we thought Tuesday night ….
A federal court struck down North Carolina’s congressional map Monday, calling it an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and throwing the state’s House elections into uncertainty just 10 weeks before Election Day. It is unusual for courts to throw out a political map so … [Read more...] about Federal Court throws out N.C. congressional map before election….
The courts seem to be the only place that Republicans can be challenged in their efforts to maneuver wins no matter what.... A lawsuit challenging Ohio’s congressional map as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander can move forward, a federal court ruled … [Read more...] about Federal Court Suit Challenging Ohio’s Gerrymandered Congressional Map to move ahead…
The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped the issue of partisan gerrymandering, finding procedural grounds to rule against Democratic voters in Wisconsin and Republican voters in Maryland challenging their state maps. The justices ruled narrowly against a group of Democratic … [Read more...] about Supreme’s punt on gerrymandering in Wisconsin, Maryland cases
It got so bad down there that a court redraw the map.... The newly redrawn map help's Democrats in a more even way then what the GOP leading lawmakers tried to get over with.... The Supreme's do NOT generally over rule a state courts highest court's decisions ... The … [Read more...] about Supreme’s leave new Pennsylvania Congressinal District’s in place…