Steve Crandall: Remembering the 64 election, if we contact very voter in person and ask them to vote for the most reliable candidate as commander in chief and the person most likely to improve conflicts between races and ethnic groups, Trump will lose badly.
Nicholas C. Arguimbau: Six of the 746 men on California’s Death Row were once clients of mine. Four of the six have sat in prison waiting an outcome to their unending cases over thirty years or more. The people who are executed are a generation older and wiser than the people who wee asserted.
Tom Hall: Parker’s case focuses attention on a wide scale desire to abandon traditional theories of due process rights, including the right of confrontation and the right to a presumption of innocence.
Friday Feedback: Well, this got my attention – and then enraged me (as a non-black woman married to a man). First, is she saying do nothing because you can’t do everything? Not much that’s progressive about that.
This week, a reader named David commented on Jasmyne Cannick’s article, “Breaking Silence on New Face of Employment Discrimination”.
Friday Feedback: True democracy – ‘capitalist’ or otherwise – doesn’t need or use a special class of politicians, let alone politicians whose concentrated power makes them attractive and ready recipients of corruption.
This week, Linda Milazzo’s “John McCain, A Veteran Was Demeaned In Your Name. Will You Defend Her? Linda Milazzo,” which looks at Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh’s scurrilous attacks on an Iraq War veteran.
Sharon Kyle’s “Corporate Feudalism” led the pack this week:. Technological advances in communications, transportation, automation and the like have changed the mutual dependencies that once existed between the American middle class and the super rich.
David Love’s “Low Information White Working Class Voters Will Be Our Undoing,” led the pack, followed by Karen Finney’s “Neil Munro’s Incivility”
Friday Feedback: This week, “Ryder” comment on David Love’s article, “These Low Information Voters Will Be Our Undoing,” which looks at how white working class voters have been led to vote against their economic interests through right-wing deception and appeals to racist impulses.
This week, Steve Barios and Al Nava comment on Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer’s article, “How Not to Be a Union.”
Berry Craig’s ” Young Mitt Romney: Sixtyish Saber-Rattlers,” led the pack this week, matching tough-talk rhetoric today with his service-dodging behavior during his generation’s war.
Berry Craig’s “Birtherism Bites Back: Samuel D. Burchard and Donald Trump” led the pack this time, followed by Dick & Sharon’s look at the 20=year anniversary of the LA Riots.