"Gordon has been recruiting Iowa clergy to preach a "no" vote on judicial retention for the past month. He thinks he has a strong case on First Amendment grounds. There's plenty of legal precedent for requiring tax-exempt organizations to refrain from certain kinds of political advocacy. But I'm more amused by Gordon's desire to have the courts strike down part of a tax code adopted by the people's representatives. How is that different from the Iowa Supreme Court striking down a key provision of Iowa's Defense of Marriage Act?
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Can't Sustain A Thought Longer Than A Bullet Point
Pollsters may still be missing cell phone only voters, who lean younger and more Democratic...
Dem Joe Sestak taking the lead in PA Senate race, and any path to a GOP Senate majority runs through PA.
Local GOP blog Coralville Courier declares Dave Loebsack the winner over MMM in Tuesday's congressional debate.
desmoinesdem takes down the IA preachers preaching a No vote on the Supreme Court:
Finally, Prairie Lights celebrates the 2008 election with tonight's readings (7 PM) from "Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama's First 100 Days." I won't be reading any poetry, but I will be on hand to share stories from covering the 2008 election cycle.