Category Archives: Civil Rights

Zeldin: Trump Apologist Extraordinaire

Published as a Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, 5/10/18 National Disgrace East Hampton May 7, 2018 To The Editor: With his refusal to release his tax returns, taunting of Gold Star families, ridicule of P.O.W.s, derision … Continue reading

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Does the Constitution Permit a State to Abolish Marriage?

This is what makes constitutional law so interesting… 21 MAR 2018 MICHAEL C. DORF After the Supreme Court found a constitutional right to same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges in June 2015, county clerks and other state and local officials … Continue reading

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Zeldin: Selective Civil Rights

Michael Anthony writes on FB:  Lee Zeldin, the absentee Congressman, is concerned about Russian spy target Carter Page’s civil rights, but refuses to see the civil rights violations inherent in The Dept of Homeland Security’s administrative warrants used to detain … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Friend Steve Bannon

You Are the Company You Keep!  “Personal branding is the name of the game these days, and in our age of radical transparency it is informed not just by how you present yourself but also by the people you associate … Continue reading

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Hatemongers without the Robes and Hoods

Letter from Richard Cohen, President, Southern Poverty Law Center (Photo: Yuri Gripas/Reuters)Donald Trump addresses the 2017 Values Voter Summit in Washington, October 13, 2017.   As expected, the annual “Values Voter Summit” in Washington this past weekend featured a rogue’s … Continue reading

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The Orbital Perspective

Leland Melvin (ex-Astronaut & NFL Player) Wrote to Trump And this is what he had to say:   To Donald Trump I believe in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of this country even though at the time they … Continue reading

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Arpaio is a Really Bad Hombre

From Paul Clements (running for Congress in Kalamazoo MI) Friday, the President announced that he had pardoned notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio on his conviction for contempt of court. When I first heard the news, I called it “a travesty” and … Continue reading

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