History shows that political contests over the ideological slant of the High Court are nothing new, writes Calvin Schermerhorn.
Tag: American Civil War
UPRISING: Trump Threatens to Grab Protestors By the Posse
UPDATE: Donald Trump has threatened to unleash “the unlimited power of our Military” to quell the Minnesota uprising, using the U.S. army to essentially “invade” a state without a governor’s consent, writes Joe Lauria.
Honoring a Heroic Slavery-Fighter
The movie “Lincoln” was a dramatic depiction of the political fight to end American slavery with the 13th Amendment and presented a rare sympathetic portrayal of anti-slavery Congressman Thaddeus Stevens, played by Tommy Lee Jones. This offered a belated chance to…