Shattered over #RBG but the most tragic fact of all may be her refusal to step aside years ago

by Rashmee

Posted on September 20, 2020


So US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left a last instruction, dictated to her granddaughter. It said, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” That’s a pious but improbable hope and #RBG, as the judge is called, must have known it as she went … Continue reading “Shattered over #RBG but the most tragic fact of all may be her refusal to step aside years ago”

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Why a background check for a federal employee might miss out certain things

by Rashmee

Posted on October 1, 2018


When an FBI investigation was ordered into “current, credible” allegations against Brett Kavanugh, the US Supreme Court nominee pointed to half a dozen other background checks conducted by the FBI on him for other federal positions over the years. Donald Trump, whose White House had to ask the FBI to investigate the sexual misconduct allegations, … Continue reading “Why a background check for a federal employee might miss out certain things”

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After Senate hearing, there’s only one question: Would you want Kavanaugh to rule on your case?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 28, 2018


Imagine you’re plaintiff or defendant and Judge Brett Kavanaugh is hearing your case. After his vicious, mocking, partisan and self-pitying performance in the US Senate on Thursday, September 27, how confident would you be that Judge Kavanaugh could or would deliver justice? Did he seem a calm voice of magisterial reason? In a hurry to … Continue reading “After Senate hearing, there’s only one question: Would you want Kavanaugh to rule on your case?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK