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Joinfortmill

(13,953 posts)
Wed Sep 20, 2023, 07:58 AM Sep 2023

The Scheme 23: Let's Say [View all]



'Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) took to the Senate Floor to deliver the twenty-third in a series of speeches entitled “The Scheme,” exposing the machinations by right-wing donor interests to capture the Supreme Court and achieve through the Court what they cannot through the elected branches of government.

Whitehouse recounts what we know about the capture of the Supreme Court to date and rebuts the arguments offered by attorneys for court fixer Leonard Leo and billionaire Harlan Crow.'

OMG, people, grab a cup of coffee or something stronger, gird your loins, and prepare to listen to a master class on the scheme to destroy American democracy (my words).
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The Scheme 23: Let's Say [View all] Joinfortmill Sep 2023 OP
We never knew the depth of the corruption... kentuck Sep 2023 #1
Just letting you know this is a double post. ancianita Sep 2023 #2
This one's more useful, because the post includes descriptive text, thesquanderer Sep 2023 #14
Just sayin'. Didn't know that Whitehouse has to be sold. ancianita Sep 2023 #15
I could be wrong, but I think dupes are only deleted for LBN. n/t thesquanderer Sep 2023 #16
You're probably right; I haven't read DU rules lately. ancianita Sep 2023 #17
I don't mind getting duplicate posts of really good material such as this. erronis Sep 2023 #18
it's cuz this is gd, and the other is videos. mopinko Sep 2023 #21
Good point, that this one has 5x as many views, thesquanderer Sep 2023 #22
In the 1700,s or 1800,s a Native American Shaman said in the future there would no longer be America Stargazer99 Sep 2023 #3
Good lord what a den of open criminality. byronius Sep 2023 #4
Whitehouse for the win! And maybe the White House in future? : ) Abigail_Adams Sep 2023 #5
I believe Rebl2 Sep 2023 #6
I listened to excerpts last night Marthe48 Sep 2023 #7
This was incredible. cilla4progress Sep 2023 #8
Let's say the big billionaire friends of SCOTUS were also big advertisers. Dustlawyer Sep 2023 #9
You've hit a couple of the corrupt connections between $$$ and media and politics. Thx! erronis Sep 2023 #19
"President Whitehouse" has a certain prophetic ring to it, doesn't it? fredamoss3 Sep 2023 #10
Laws and ethics are only for the little people. The rich and politically connected swim in a sea of Pepsidog Sep 2023 #11
My only surprise here is that ANYONE is surprised by this at all... Moostache Sep 2023 #12
I'm guessing I'm in the same boat. But I'm not sure it's our aging but rather the degradation erronis Sep 2023 #20
I'm afraid one of two things will need to happen Warpy Sep 2023 #13
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