Category Archives: SCOTUS

Former President Barack Obama in His Own Words

I spent the last two years of high school in a daze, locking away the questions that life seemed insistent on imposing. I kept playing basketball, attended classed sparingly, drank beer heavily, and tried drugs enthusiastically. I discovered that it didn’t make any difference if you smoked reefer in the white class mates sparkling new van, or in the dorm room with some brother you’d met down at the gym, or on the beach with a couple of Hawaiian kids who had dropped out of school and now spent most of their time looking for an excuse to brawl.

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On the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Testimony (Updated)

The Christine Blasey Ford saga doesn’t seem to be ending soon. While we await further word from the FBI, here follow some thoughts on her testimony, her various statements, and questions raised during the Senate hearing:

Ford testified that she didn’t know that the Judiciary Committee had offered to send investigators to take her statement, in private, anywhere that she wished. Either she’s not telling the truth or her own lawyers deliberately kept these facts from her, even though Ford’s avowed preference was to not testify in public. Ford has not fired the lawyers, which must mean that she’s okay with their deception, if it was deception. If it was not deception, then she misled the committee, at best. Which is it? It would seem to be malpractice for lawyers to work against the best interest of their client in order to further the interests of their political party. Will there be repercussions for these lawyers?

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Injustice against the Justice

On Monday, if things go as planned, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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The Travel Ban Goes into Effect

With a few minor exceptions, President Trump’s “travel ban” will go into effect, according to a decision by the Supreme Court today.

A YUGE win for the President. A YUGE win for the Constitution and the rule of law. [emphasis added to quotes]

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Presidents and the Rule of Law

The Law

Once again, the Obama administration proves that it has no respect for the rule of law.  [emphasis added]

The Justice Department [DOJ] is resisting a judge’s order to provide ethics training for its lawyers and is objecting to turning over to the court the names of illegal aliens who were granted what amounts to administrative amnesty (“deferrals”) in stark violation of an injunction issued by the court. …

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Advice AND Consent

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Despite what the Democrats, liberals, progressives, law school academics, and their ilk want you to believe, the Senate does not have to give a hearing to Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, nor do they have to vote on the nomination.

By refusing to have hearings or vote on the nomination, they are doing their job, not shirking their job.

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