supreme court

03 Nov 2020

Election Results Will Come With Drama. Stay Informed and Stay Calm.

According to the Real Clear Politics national average, former Vice President Joe Biden is up by 7.2 points in the national polls as of Tuesday morning, but we became acutely aware in 2016 that polls can’t always, or should seldom be, trusted. Out of caution, neither campaign seems to be

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06 Nov 2019

How the GOP Plans to Win Without the People’s Support

by Willem Frankfort As the dark, rolling miasma of impeachment and possible removal from office approaches our dear leader, Donald Trump, the Republican majority in the Senate has proven a reliable shield. To a staunch anti-Trumpist like myself, it can be difficult to understand how a party which used to

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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16 Oct 2018

After Kavanaugh, Only Women Can Save Us Now

we placed a shotgun beer drinking guy named “Brett” onto the Supreme Court to serve as an impartial judiciary advisor for The United States of America until presumably, around the year 2050.

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01 Oct 2018

The Truth About Straight White Men In Power

by Laura Jean Moore “Those animated kitchen trash bags don’t even want us in the room,” is what I was thinking, watching Graham and Hatch and their smug-suited peers apologize to KKKavanaugh for having to endure the public recounting of one (1!) of his worst deeds. And by us, I

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28 Sep 2018

This fight is much bigger than Brett Kavanaugh

The Senate Judiciary Committee will cast the first of three votes Friday, each will position Brett Kavanaugh closer or further away from a seat on the Supreme Court. The Friday morning Senate session was met with just as much contention as was present at the end of Thursday’s hearing. The

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15 Mar 2016

5 Times Ruth Bader Ginsburg Totally Schooled Us

Today marks the glorious birthday of one of America’s most influential voices. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 83 years young today and she’s still as feisty as ever. Not only is she a feminist icon but she’s also been at the forefront of LGBT equality. The Notorious RBG was actually

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26 Jun 2015

BAS Pride 2015: DAY OF DECISION!!! Trans March, #HoldingOntoSF, Call to Aid the Galería de la Raza Mural

  Nothing is as excruciatingly painful as when those you love turn their back on you. For many of us, San Francisco has done just that. The creators, the artists, the dreamers who took this city as their muse have been given notice. In the past few weeks, even our

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31 Oct 2014

Not So Fast! BAS 2014 ENDORSEMENT SUPPLEMENT:Here Come The (Rest of) The Judges

So, we here at BAS would be remiss in our endorsements and voter guide if we didn’t cover everything that you’ll be seeing on your ballot this coming Tuesday.  We realized this while testing out the very helpful Where’s My Fucking Polling Place?  And as it happens, we left out

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