Biden Has Committed an Impeachable Offense

The first year of the Biden presidency brought record levels of illegal immigration into the United States, with numbers topping two million. The influx isn’t an overwhelming situation that the federal government and, more specifically, President Joe Biden can’t control. Instead, the crisis at the southern border has been fully embraced and deliberately made worse. For months, Americans have watched millions of people pour into the country as a result of President Biden’s open border policies.

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How Picking On Teachers Became an American Tradition

The war on teachers is back. This week, in Virginia, new Gov. Glenn Youngkin set up a “tip line” to report teachers who teach “divisive” ideas. And in Florida, lawmakers proposed a bill to install cameras in classrooms to monitor supposedly subversive teaching. That builds on a bill called the “Stop WOKE Act,” introduced late last year and sponsored by Gov. Ron DeSantis, which would allow parents to sue schools for teaching so-called critical race theory.

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Georgia’s voter suppression law is already having a ‘disproportionate impact’ on ‘Democratic-leaning constituencies’: report

With centrist Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona having reiterated her opposition to creating a filibuster exception for voting rights, the chances of a voting rights bill being passed in the U.S. Senate and making it to President Joe Biden’s desk for signature aren’t looking good. Republicans, meanwhile, continue to deny that the voter suppression bills they have been passing in state legislatures all over the U.S. are designed to make voting more difficult.

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The GOP Dials Up Its Attacks on Critical Race Theory

An even mix of proponents and opponents to teaching Critical Race Theory are in attendance as the Placentia Yorba Linda School Board discusses a proposed resolution to ban it from being taught in schools. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Since the summer of 2020, nearly 900 school districts around the country, covering 35 percent of K-12 students in the United States, have been roiled by campaigns against the teaching of critical race theory.

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The GOP Dials Up its Attacks on Critical Race Theory

An even mix of proponents and opponents to teaching Critical Race Theory are in attendance as the Placentia Yorba Linda School Board discusses a proposed resolution to ban it from being taught in schools. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Since the summer of 2020, nearly 900 school districts around the country, covering 35 percent of K-12 students in the United States, have been roiled by campaigns against the teaching of critical race theory.

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This is not how the Supreme Court is supposed to work

So why are those who admire Breyer the most cheering the loudest? Because President Biden, with his bare majority in the Senate, will be able to name a replacement who might prevent the further diminution of the court’s stature.

Think how bizarre that is. We take for granted in our cynical political environment that Democrats will react to news of Breyer’s retirement with relief — or even joy. But this actually highlights the degree to which the Supreme Court has lost credibility and has ceased to function as an impartial interpreter of the law.

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Dragging Out Protesters Disrupting City Council Meeting Isn’t Excessive Force

From Judge Danielle Forrest’s opinion in Williamson v. City of National City, joined by Judges Susan Graber and Consuelo Callahan, which strikes me as correct:

This excessive force case concerns how police officers responded to a protest that Plaintiff Tasha Williamson and others participated in during a National City, California, city council meeting. The protest prevented the city council meeting from continuing, and police officers warned the protesters that they had to leave the meeting room or they would be arrested.

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