Michael Hertz: Research shows that protest does not work because big crowds send a signal to policymakers—rather, it’s because protests get people politically activated.”
Michael Hertz: Stormy Daniels was paid $130,000 and accepted it. That in itself might be sufficient reason to make the contract binding on her.
Michael Hertz: Impeachment would be very nice, but unless the Democrats win more than a solid majority in Congress, that strategy winning is highly unlikely. The present House is unlikely to vote to impeach and the present Senate is unlikely to convict.
Michael Hertz: I went to the Martin Luther King March, the Women’s March, the National School Walkout, and now the March for Our Lives. I haven’t seen as much motivation in the populace since the Vietnam War.
Michael Hertz: The next big thing will be the March For Our Lives on March 24, when marches will spring up across the land, starting with the largest one in Washington, D.C.
Michael Hertz: Dangerous doctors continue to be allowed to keep practicing, even in situations where they have been found guilty of malpractice.
Michael Hertz: Machine Gun America, backed by the NRA, would fight the effort tooth and nail, but at this moment in our history our country is ready for this. After all, at one time we did have a law that banned automatic weapons.
Michael T. Hertz: This effort to form a national movement is both striking and important. First of all, it is being spearheaded by students, and the history of political movements in America is that student-led movements have led to broader movements.
Michael Hertz: Our biggest mistake as progressives is our failure to choose the policies we want and work collectively towards achieving them.
Michael Hertz: On street parking has become steadily more difficult to find. And off street parking has become steadily more expensive.
few weekends ago, I joined a group organized by the California Nurses Association to promote SB562: Healthcare for All. The basic idea seemed a good one. We would get a bunch of volunteers together and they would knock on doors in a designated community. The message to those who answered the knock was about SB562 […]
Michael Hertz: The court had stopped allowing service by certified mail because too many defendants refused to sign the certificate, or the wrong person signed it.
Michael Hertz: What promises to be a really interesting fight will pit Nancy Pelosi against challenger Stephen Jaffe.