Mediocrity in the name of diversity. It was a classic example of how the white power structure plays people of color. It decides whom to promote and whom to silence.
Diversity in the hands of the white power elitesâ€”political and corporateâ€”is an advertising gimmick.
The replacement of affirmative action with diversity, he says, effectively â€œnegates African-American history as a legal basis for redress.â€
Diversity does not force the white power structure to address racial injustice or produce results within the black underclass.
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â€œthe odyssey of a democratic idea: how a democratic idea is born in the conscience of a free citizen, articulated freely, mass-disseminated freely, collectively supported freely, and then presented to the legislature. When you think about it that way, the six ideas couldnâ€™t be in any other order.
â€œMadison was the only one to see the way this thing fit together,â€ says Neuborne. â€œYou read the First Amendment as a story, as a poem. And if you look at the rest of the Bill of Rights vertically, itâ€™s the same thing.
Dannenberg tendered a letter of resignation from the Supreme Court Bar to Chief Justice John Roberts. He has been a member of that bar since 1972
You are allowing the Court to become an â€œerrand boyâ€ for an administration that has little respect for the rule of law.
The ideas of free speech and religious liberty have been transmogrified to allow officially sanctioned bigotry and discrimination, as well as to elevate the grossest forms of political bribery beyond the ability of the federal government or states to rationally regulate it.
I believe that the Court majority, under your leadership, has become little more than a result-oriented extension of the right wing of the Republican Party, as vetted by the Federalist Society.
â€œYou had 1,854 municipal clerks each determining whether to count or not count,â€ Goeckner said. â€œPersonally, I believe every vote should count.â€
Policies regarding postmark requirements, verifications of signatures and other ballot rules vary from one state or county to the next.
Once seen as an uncontroversial option for voters who couldnâ€™t make it to the polls, vote by mail has become increasingly politicized in the battle over the size and shape of turnout.