Be entertained and educated. Then be a part of the conversation.
"This president's attempt to intimidate the Supreme Court falls well beyond distasteful politics; it demonstrates a fundamental lack of respect for our system of checks and balances.”
One protest this week highlighted the flood of money and corporate influence into politics. Another highlighted the question of whether, given this flood, the voice of the people can still be heard.
If Congressman Yarmuth's proposed Constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision "panders" to anyone, it is to a stupendously vast, bipartisan, majority of the American public.
"Americans have rejected the law's mandate that they must buy government-approved health insurance, and I hope the Supreme Court will do the same."
A summary of local news for June 15, 2010