The Tempting of Judge Bolton
Congress cedes power to Obama as King and judges as oligarchs The problem of judge-made law trumping We the People’s contract with our government is as old as the Supreme Court’s rulings in Dred Scott (1857), Plessey (1896), Roe (1973), and Kelo (2005) and as new as this year’s federal district court rulings on illegal immigration enforcement in Arizona and gay marriage in California, respectively. The | Read More »
It’s The Economy, Stupid!
It’s an amazing thing to see. After Judge Vaughn Walker ruled just exactly as he had telegraphed he would, the resultant uproar was bigger than I even thought it would be. I wrote about this on July 5th and predicted an anti-DeMarxist reaction. I admit it, I was wrong. People were far angrier about the judicial theft of the legal votes of Californians than I | Read More »
That Was The Week That Was.
Another week of unpopular decisions, associated protests by the populace and, at last, some good news (in part) from the Gulf. Elena Kagan Elena Kagan was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, following a 63-37 vote in favor. Ms Kagan is to be sworn in as the country’s 112th Justice later today. Regardless of her political stance, it is incredible that so many Senators could | Read More »
This week, one man overturned the will of seven million Californians, shredding the meaning and intent of the Fourteenth Amendment. Judge Vaughn R. Walker sought to turn the trial into the circus maximus of the gay movement… he wanted cameras in his courtroom to dramatize the proceedings. Judge Vaughn Walker It was apparent from the beginning that the good judge had a stake in the | Read More »