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An obscure doctrine may allow Trump to win in 2024 regardless of the popular vote

Trump did not accept an election loss in 2020, and he may not have to in 2024. Trump supporters have begun arranging a play...

Democrats have been a minority on the Supreme Court since 1970

Written by Nick Licata | Originally published 10/11/20   The Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings Monday, Oct. 12, on the appointment of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to...

Could the Covid-19 virus Delay Barrett’s Confirmation?

Written by Nick Licata | Originally published 10/4/20   The push for the Senate’s confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett may be impacted by...

RBG’s replacement will cut Civil Rights for Women

Written by Nick Licata | Originally published 9/27/20   Senate Republicans discard their principles and rally religious anti-abortion voters to re-elect them. In Republicans’ rush to appoint a...

The Supreme Court DACA Decision—It was about politics—of providing a “reasonable” executive order

Urban Politics – USA  6/25/20 Written by Nick Licata   Photo by Rachel Cooper, “The “Authority of Law” marble statue by sculptor James Earle Fraser on the steps...

How States Can Disregard SCOTUS’s Pro-Gerrymandering Decision

Written by: Nick Licata and Roger Scott   The Supreme Court gave the green light to 30 states (with 46% of the Congressional seats) to gerrymander...

Keynote Address to the Seattle Real Change Newspaper

Originally Published September 24, 2018 Urban Politics - USA By Nick Licata Below is my keynote address to the Seattle Real Change newspaper, published by those who...

Convictions Will Not Alter Trump’s Reality

Originally Posted on 8/23/18 By Nick Licata   Convictions Will Not Alter Trump's Reality             To understand President Trump, one must take him at his word, when he said,...

The Boxer and the Preacher

We generally don’t think of boxing champion Muhammad Ali closely identified with Martin Luther King Jr.  Certainly, they were national figures admired by many...

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