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Judicial Overreach and the Trump Travel Ban

Judicial Overreach and the Trump Travel Ban

Until the judicial swamp is drained of federal judges who ignore the U.S. Constitution, in favor of ideology, the progressive agenda will be advanced through the courts and the Trump administration will continue to face dubious legal challenges to its agenda at every turn.

SCOTUS Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings: Day 2 Morning Update

SCOTUS Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings: Day 2 Morning Update

With the morning session of Gorsuch’s hearing day two now complete, there were a few running themes: a cry-in for Merrick Garland’s stillborn nomination; a demand for commitments and opinions on a neverending series of questions about current or landmark cases; a refusal to issue same by the nominee, and finally the question that Gorsuch refused to comment on.

The Neil Gorsuch Safety Dance

The Neil Gorsuch Safety Dance

Today the gavel will fall to open the United States Senate Judiciary Committee hearings to consider whether Neil Gorsuch should become the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
If he’s learned anything from prior nominees, Gorsuch will use the hearings as an opportunity to speak without actually saying anything. When asked pointed questions, he will dodge and deflect, and if cornered beyond escape – simply refuse to answer on the ground that it may affect his future ability to judge. To the extent that he does so, he will likely pass through the Senate’s confirmation process.

Free Speech at Risk in New York State

Free Speech at Risk in New York State

There are essentially two types of Americans who want to see free speech be replaced by the freedom to be forgotten, and they both subscribe to the idea that the ends always justify the means. This is how they rationalize sacrificing true rights for their twisted idea of tolerance.