Judge Clemon’s chance to “Make some good trouble”:

Will She Have the Guts on Xmas to Free Mumia or Grant Him a Hearing on 6 Long-Hidden D.A. Crates of Evidence?

  Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Lucretia Clemons is a model of a black woman from a very underprivileged background in racist, segregated and former slave state Mississippi, overcoming tremendous odds to succeed in a challenging career. Her grandfather, the youngest boy in a family of eight children, was compelled at the age 8 had to …

America's robed ayatollahs overstep:

Let’s Hear It for ‘Justice’ Sam Alito!

  Let’s make a collective raspberry for the biggest loser of this off-year Congressional election: Supreme Court Justice and easily the most grouchy and sanctimonious jurist on the High Court bench Samuel Alito. It was Alito who led the charge to finally accomplish what the vast majority of male Republican members of Congress and state …

Soft-pedaling the threat of climate change is the new climate denial:

Climate Catastrophe? Don’t Worry, Some Experts are Saying: It Won’t Be That Bad…

  As the Earth hurtles ahead towards a hotter global climate with over 2 degrees or more of higher temperatures by 2100  (only to be followed by even more global heating as vast quantities of subterrainean and sub-sea methane frozen in clathrates inexorably thaw and are released into the atmosphere (as they are already beginning …

With assist from reform DA Krasner’s office:

Philly Judge Blows off Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Latest Appeal

  A Philadelphia lower state court jurist, Court of Common Pleas Judge Lucretia J. Clemons, has issued an notice that she is intending to summarily completely reject the latest and perhaps most dramatic legal challenge by Pennsylvania’s most well-known prison captive, Mumia Abu-Jamal of his 1982 conviction on a charge of murdering a white police …

What kind of ‘democracy’ is this?

We Americans Need a Say in How Far the US Should Go in Backing Ukraine!

Russian president Vladimir Putin is playing a dangerous game by making threats to use ‘small’ so-called theater nuclear weapons with explosive power just a fraction of the power of the city-busting bombs the US used on Japan in August 1945.   But so is the White House and the Pentagon playing a dangerous game in …

A US president accusing Russia of violating the UN Charter's like Trump accusing Biden of watching porn

US Hypocrisy Knows No Limits

President Biden’s condemnation of Russia at the UN on Wednesday, where he claimed Russia had violated the UN Charter by invading Ukraine, a country he ludicrously insisted posed  “no threat” to its larger neighbor, is epic hypocrisy coming from the leader of a country that not long ago invaded and destroyed Iraq based on a …

It depends on what and who he's being compared to...

Does the Post-Stroke Fetterman Have the Cognitive Ability to be a US Senator?

  TV doctor and quack medicine hustler Mehmet Oz, the candidate running for an open Senate seat on the Republican line in Pennsylvania, has been hammering away on his opponent,  Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, who suffered a  serious stroke four and a half months ago.  Oz has been saying Fetterman, who since the stroke …

Trump's legal troubles are exposing a National Security state run amok

Why are Liberals Defending the Outrageous Secrecy of this Supposedly ‘Democratic’ Nation?

  Ever since President Harry Truman, in 1947, turned the wartime Office of Strategic  Services (OSS)  into the Orwellian-named Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  and converted the Army’s code-breaking Signal Intelligence Service (SIS)  into the National Security Agency (NSA), this country has been in the process of becoming not even a pseudo democracy, but a National …

Too many Americans are just selfish, racist or both:

Enough With the Unseemly Whining About Student Debt Forgiveness!

  The greed, self interest and racism of US citizens never ceases to amaze and appall me. President Biden was dragged, against his own wishes, into using his executive authority to cancel a paltry $10.000 in federally insured student college debt for all those former students with current income of less than $125,000, and an …