Category: The Meaning of America by Robb Fickman

Huffman’s Plan reduces Minority Representation on Appellate Courts

April 4, 2021 Friends Republican State  Senator Joan Huffman says she did not consider  political makeup in drawing her proposed appellate court plan. Her plan would dramatically give her Party more appellate control across the state. It would significantly  reduce minority representation on the appellate courts. I guess that’s just a coincidence. If you believe

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Trumpism Must Be Defeated Before it is Too Late

2/7/21 Friends – This is not the End of the Fight. This is only the Beginning and Those who fail to see this will condemn this country to repeat history. Hitler’s defeat in 1923 was not the end; it was the beginning that ultimately lead to fascist rule by the Nazis. Trump’s defeat in 2020, is

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TRUMP’S FAILED COUP MUST BE EXPOSED

1/8/20 Friends FOR DAYS Trump called on his Violent supporters to descend on DC. He timed his rally and his incendiary speech to coincide with the Congressional vote on the electoral certifications. Trump wanted to stop the vote. He wanted Pence to do it and he had a back up plan: A COUP. Trump incited

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TODAY TRUMP INCITED THE VIOLENT STORMING OF OUR CAPITAL

1-6-21 Friends I worked today. In the middle of my day my Mom called. She is 90, she listens to the news non-stop. She listens to 3 books on tape a week. My Mom has seen a lot. But, my wonderful mother never witnessed right wing lunatics forcefully take over our Capital at the behest

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The DA SAYS WE ARE ENJOYING PART OF THE PANDEMIC! Outrageous!

12/15/20 Dear Friends Our DA says defense attorneys are “enjoying the delay” caused by the pandemic. That’s right we are!!! We are all enjoying the hell out of the PANDEMIC!!!  It’s like Going to PANDEMIC DISNEYLAND where they have all new rides. ENDLESS JAIL RIDE- This is a great Great new ride where our clients get

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Trump supporter Bigots are part of Who we are

11/25/20 Friends, And what of the millions of Trump Supporters? They will not go away. Fighting them and what they represent is a lifelong project. I submit in one incarnation or another they have always been part of the dark underbelly of this country. In the civil war they fought for slavery. In the 20s

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We Are Still the Land of Lincoln

11/7/20 Dear Friends, Today, Joe Biden won the election and Trump was defeated. Over Four years ago, while campaigning, Trump spoke at Gettysburg. He was on the same hallowed ground where Lincoln gave his address. Trump used one of our most sacred memorials as a political prop. I remember. After Trump was elected, he frequently

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The Rise and Hopefully the Fall of Donald Trump

November 6, 2020 Friends I have just finished reading The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. As I read this book, on numerous occasions I saw parallels between the early days of the Nazi Party and Trump. Trump’s Nuremberg style rallies, his manipulation of his willfully blind followers, his False claim that he alone

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The Willing Accomplices of an Evil Man

11-2-20 Friends To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. -Theodore Roosevelt Those who blindly follow Trump, who defend him at every turn, who refuse to

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Jury Service Proposal

October 24, 2020 Friends – I hope everyone is still alive. Much to the chagrin of some, I remain un-dead. If we want juries of the accused person’s  peers, rather than the prosecutor’s  peers we can do that. I think low income people would be much more inclined and able  to serve if they were

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