GOP Must Shut Down Senate
It takes only an inch of snow to shut down Washington, but even the nuclear option cannot get Republicans to shut down the Senate. Several weeks after Harry Reid changed hundreds of years’ of Senate rules by abolishing the filibuster for all judicial and executive appointments, Republicans have all but forgotten about it. They could have threatened to block every piece of legislation until the | Read More »
DC Appeals Court Strikes Down Obama’s Recess Appointments
Thankfully, a week that has gone awry for conservatives on the legislative front has ended with great news. Aside for Saxby Chambliss announcing his retirement from the Senate, the DC Appellate Court has tossed out Obama’s recess appointments he made on January 4, 2012. Last January, while Congress was in a district work period, Obama made an end run around the Senate and appointed Richard | Read More »
Oh Nooozzzzzzz. We can’t touch the judges.
There is some ridiculous handwringing in this Washington Post article about voters daring — DARING I say — to throw judges off the bench for finding gay marriage in a state constitution. How dare the people exercise their right. The effort in Iowa worries not only gay rights advocates but some legal experts who say it is wrong to punish judges for an unpopular decision. | Read More »
Obama Nominee Should Be Fired Not Promoted
President Obama has nominated to the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals a sitting District Judge – Robert Chatigny – who should not be promoted, but instead fired for extremely bad judgment, a poor judicial temperament and a predilection for allowing sexual deviants to leave prison early to walk among us again. How’s that for the President’s defining and ill conceived standard of “empathy?” Article III, | Read More »