We cannot allow 50 years of progress since the day James Meredith enrolled in the University of Mississippi to be erased with one ruling. Far too much is at stake for us to remain silent.
The best way for Americans to get the health coverage they need is to exercise the collective strength of union representation, which offers a lot more than just the opportunity to bargain for benefits. With a weakened labor movement, the next best alternative is federal mandates.
It's one thing for Senator Hatch to parrot a list of conservative talking points about Kagan's substantive record. But for Senator Hatch to claim that Kagan has a "lack of experience," is a shameful insult to General Kagan.
We know that it's Christmas Eve, and we mean no disrespect. But some kung pao chicken would certainly hit the spot right about now, don't you think?