Venezuela’s Dictator Hugo Chavez Packed the Courts

 
 
October 24 2020
 
Good morning from Washington, where it is worth remembering that Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez packed his nation's highest court to keep his hold on power. Anti-socialism activist Carlos Ron draws a parallel. Plus: a post-debate look at tax plans; marginalizing whiteness at work; and the left's pro-women rhetoric goes only so far. On this date in 1962, soul singer James Brown takes a fateful step toward national stardom by self-financing the recording of a concert at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater that will become his breakout "Live at the Apollo" album. Enjoy your weekend.
 
 
 
COMMENTARY
Venezuela's Dictator Hugo Chavez Packed the Courts
By Carlos Ron

Chavez increased the number of judges on Venezuela's highest court from 20 to 32 in 2004, securing victories for himself for the remainder of his life.
COMMENTARY
Top-Down White Penitence Is Shaking Up and Roiling the American Workplace
By John Murawski

Like a growing number of organizations around the country responding to the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement, Duke University adopts anti-racist advocacy as a mission.
COMMENTARY
After the Final Debate, Americans Need to Know 3 Things About Their Taxes
By Adam Michel

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he would increase taxes only on people making more than $400,000 a year, and President Donald Trump wants to cut taxes further.
COMMENTARY
Judging Amy: The Left's Proclivity for Believing and Empowering Women Is Limited to Its Own
By Laura Grossberndt

Not only did they often refuse to believe Barrett, but numerous journalists and political pundits also violated a list of rules for reporting on female candidates for public office.
COMMENTARY
ICYMI: For 29 Years, Justice Clarence Thomas Has Been the North Star for Originalism on the Supreme Court
By Mark Paoletta

Thomas believes that the Constitution must be interpreted consistent with the original meaning when ratified. Liberals do not believe that a black man legitimately may hold these views.
 
     
 
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