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When Trumpism Hits the Fan: The 'Last Straw'?

Added: 21.08.2017 20:26 | 21 views | 0 comments

, National Review
If you go back and look at any number of "spontaneous" political outbursts, you’ll discover that the actual people doing the, uh, out-bursting are actually responding to a long list of grievances and that the precipitating event was only the last straw. (A few that come to mind, in no particular order: the sudden emergence of the Tea Parties in 2009, the firestorms over Trent Lott’s comments about Strom Thurmond, George W. Bush’s nomination of Harriet Myers to the Supreme Court, Bill Clinton’s pardon of Marc Rich, FDR’s court-packing scheme, the...

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Colin Kaepernick to be featured in African American history museum; still no Clarence Thomas

Added: 21.08.2017 16:08 | 3 views | 0 comments


The National Museum of African American History and Culture will feature items related to embattled NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but still has no plans to mention Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Harry Edwards, a sociologist who contributed to the museum's exhibition on race in sports, said he donated some of ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

Added: 20.08.2017 12:59 | 2 views | 0 comments

President Eisenhower was not a fan of the 1954 Supreme Court order against segregated schools; but he sent the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Ark., to ensure it was enforced at Central High.

From: www.npr.org

Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assembly

Added: 20.08.2017 5:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

The opposition won control of congress in 2015, but the Supreme Court has tossed out every law it passed.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Politicians blamed 'both sides' during the civil rights movement: KKK and the NAACP

Added: 19.08.2017 22:18 | 15 views | 0 comments


During the civil rights movement and an intense struggle over desegregation in the United States, some political leaders would chide "extremists" on both sides.
In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower preached patience without complacency in complying with the Supreme Court decision that declared...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Kenya opposition files challenge over election results

Added: 19.08.2017 2:43 | 12 views | 0 comments

Lawyers for the Kenyan opposition filed a petition with the Supreme Court challenging President Kenyatta's re-election.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Under threat

Added: 19.08.2017 1:41 | 14 views | 0 comments

A property law unique to Indian-administered Kashmir is being challenged in India's Supreme Court.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

1st African American woman on state supreme court retires

Added: 19.08.2017 0:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

The first African-American woman to serve on Massachusetts' highest court is retiring.

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1st African American woman on state supreme court retires

Added: 18.08.2017 23:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

The first African-American woman to serve on Massachusetts' highest court is retiring.

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