I’m amazed I got to 46, had the life experiences I’ve had, and still managed to be that hopeful and optimistic. Then November 8, 2016 happened. Now, I just feel betrayed.
Another week, another shot at the GOP shell game. While we were mourning the dead in Syria (rightfully so) and ogling the “rocket’s red glare” of those 59 Tomahawks (come on people, didn’t we get enough of nighttime missile launch shots in 2003?), the GOP was busy.
What's on order for the week of 4/3/2017: Yemen, the Gorsuch Filibuster, and Dr. Scott Gottlieb
It's hard to know what to focus on and where to find information. Here are some places that I keep an eye on. I hope they help!
No. That’s not the beginning of an independent film or a boring joke. It’s frightening reality. The Republican party, led by a xenophobic narcissist, is promoting a bill (HR 985) that will gut the people’s (that’s all of us) ability to bring class action lawsuits before the courts. Why now? Ever heard of President Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban?[i] These new rules would disproportionately impact the ability for attorneys representing groups of vulnerable immigrants from bringing class action civil rights lawsuits on their behalf. HR 985 is nothing more than a judicial end run around civil rights laws to aid the President and the Republican Party in supporting a xenophobic agenda on…