18-ish Weeks Until the 2018 Midterms

https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote Handicapping the 2018 Midterms comes down to Mr. Trump, not messaging. The president who makes everything about himself inevitably makes the 2018 elections a referendum on his policies and his abuses. That’s a bad sign for Republicans. Depending on how the announcement of a replacement for Justice Kennedy goes, and whether confirmation proceeds apace,… Continue reading 18-ish Weeks Until the 2018 Midterms

Republicans are Empowering the (Democratic) States

This time it’s the SCOTUS conservatives’ ruling against workers’ common law right to litigate as a class. But it keeps happening that the Republicans are empowering states to take up the slack on issues big and small. One of the unmentioned features of the revocation of the right to sue employers for wage theft is… Continue reading Republicans are Empowering the (Democratic) States