Party Above All?

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When businesses suffer from Pandemic?

With people being laid off due to the pandemic?

With people running out of unemployment benefits due to the Pandemic?

With people being evicted from their rental units due to the Pandemic?

With people missing mortgage payments due to Pandemic?

People in food lines due to Pandemic?

With children starving due to the Pandemic?

Republicans did not cause the Pandemic!

REPUBLICANS FAILE TO LEAD US OUT OF THE PANDEMIC BY FOLLOWING PRESIDENT TRUMP, BY NOT COMING UP WITH A PLAN, REFUSING TO BRING UP TO THE SENATE AND VOTE ON THE DEMOCRATIC PLAN.

What are they using their time for during the Pandemic?

Trying to get a person on the Supreme Court that will enable them to get rid of the ACA one of the most popular pieces of legislation ever passed. (Since they have no plan beyond that, one must presume that they want insurance companies to be able to deny coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, cap payments, deny coverage to children on their parents policy and allow junk insurance.)

Also, they want to get rid of Roe v Wade.

There are three things the American voters are in favor of by margins as high as 60%.

One is the need for the Afordable Care Act

Two is legislation to provide needed relief for all our people till we get through this Pandemic and thereby allow the economy to again grow.

Three is keeping Roe v Wade.

SO, YES, IT IS PARTY ABOVE ALL ELSE – PARTICULARLY THEIR CONSTITUENTS!

Why is this Supreme Court nomination so important?

This will make it possible for the Republicans to do away with the Affordable Care Act. With that, insurance companies will be able to deny coverage because of a pre-existing condition like diabetes, covid-19 etc. You will also lose coverage for your adult children.

Please know also that the Republicans have no plan. Get that? After 10 years they still have no plan for a replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

Remember also that a Republican promise is worth nothing as evidenced by the nomination of a Supreme Court replcement for Ruth Bader Ginnsburg with a presidential election 40 days away. They denied Obama a Supreme Court nominee because it would be within the same year as an election.

SCOTUS AND HOT CHICKS

 

(How to Change the Conservative Justices Opinions on Contraception, Women, and Abortion!)

The clue to how to change conservative justice(s) opinions on abortion, contraception, and women’s rights lies in their vote on a recent decision by the court.

That case was: Riley v. California in which the court ruled unanimously that police needed warrants to search the cellphones of people they arrest.  I, along with many others, attribute this apparent contradiction on limitation on police power to the fact that all of the Supreme Court justices, including the conservative five, have and use cell phones.  Their aids use cell phones and therefore, they understand the need for privacy.

Based upon that peek into how they think and rule, I make the following suggestion.

We need to get the old white men on the court hooked up with some really hot young chicks of child bearing age.  They should also be professional women; no, not that kind of profession.  I mean women who work in business or finance or industry who are single mothers trying to support a family and need their reproductive rights protected.  Or, they could be unemployed single mothers not wanting anymore children.  Or, they could be women who are trying to survive with their family on minimum wage and cannot afford another child or health insurance.

Perhaps if they were as familiar with the plight of women, who are not the wives of Supreme Court Justices, as they are with cell phones, they would think differently when they rule that companies can discriminate against a woman on religious grounds.