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Breakdown: The World Is Measurably Better Since January 2017

Rod Thomson The largely unreported and to some ironic reality of the past two years is that the world overall is a better, safer, more prosperous place since the swearing in of Donald Trump as President of the United States in 2016. Better than it was under Barack Obama and better than it was under […]

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Maybe Democrats Won On Brett Kavanaugh After All

Rod Thomson New U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been exactly what many of us who preferred other potential high court nominees, such as Amy Coney Barrett, thought he would be — avoiding controversy and hewing too closely to stare decisis, making legal decisions based on previous legal rulings rather than the wording of […]

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New Supreme Court Session Shows Need For Legislative Override

By Rep. Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. With the advent of October, comes the start of the Supreme Court’s session. As the Court enters the session with only eight members, there is no tiebreaker. If there is an equal vote, then the lower court’s decision will stand. And there is no shortage of cases awaiting it. […]

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Republicans Need To Grow A Spine In Kavanaugh Confirmation

by Rep. Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D.   The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to hold hearings regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation on Monday, very late and suspiciously timed by Sen. Diane Feinstein after she had the letter for eight weeks.  Judge Kavanaugh is eager to answer the allegations and speak to their falsities.    Now, in a […]

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Democrats Blow Up Future Confirmations, #MeToo Is Collateral Damage

Rod Thomson The current strategy being employed by Democrats to stop President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court has already probably damaged the #MeToo movement. But worse, if successful the strategy will make future Supreme Court confirmations nastier and uglier and turn them into brief, brute force actions by the party in power. The […]

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An Unconscionable Display Of Mockery In The Senate

by Dr. Julio Gonzalez “An unconscionable, gross, and utter disregard for the institution of the Senate and for the dignity of the Chamber, if there is any such dignity left.”   This is how I characterize the circus that was the opening of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings at the Senate Judiciary Committee. From the […]

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Trump And GOP Win-Win With Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh

Rod Thomson President Trump’s announcement Monday of District of Columbia federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court creates a likely win-win for Trump and Republicans. But while the Democratic/media establishment talking points were well lined up ahead of whoever was the nominee, the reality is that there is almost nothing Democrats […]

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Supreme Court Rediscovers States Rights, But…

By KrisAnne Hall, JD In a baby step back toward protecting reserved state powers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a 25-year-old federal law called The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). The Act was originally signed into law in 1992 to target organized markets for sports gambling.  This federal law was not […]