Tag Archives: Supreme Court

How many elections will courts decide instead of the voters?

With just more than two weeks to go until the election there is cause for concern about an issue that is not being openly talked about, yet. This election has more to-close-to-call races going against ensconced incumbents than ever before. … Continue reading

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What is the Tea Party about?

The Tea Party movement is portrayed as an angry mob of racist, ignorant white people … most often by people who have never been to a Tea Party rally or hold views contrary to the constitutional rights granted to our … Continue reading

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NRA, don’t piss on my leg and tell me it’s raining

            The National Rifle Association’s Executive Director Chris W. Cox begins September’s American Rifleman political report quoting Harry Truman who once said that politicians seeking a friend in Washington, D.C. should get a dog.             I would suggest to Mr. … Continue reading

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Judge Bolton rules on SB 1070

            The most recent SB 1070 skirmish in the war between the Obama Administration and the state of Arizona concluded with a federal judge ruling both sides are proclaiming as a partial victory.             Judge Susan Bolton’s ruling released one day … Continue reading

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DOJ lawsuit fails to address Arizona border crisis

President Barack Obama, like presidents before him, declined Arizona’s pleas for help to alleviate the flood of illegal immigrants, drugs and violent criminals crossing the Mexican border. Playing political games, the president holds Border State residents hostage pushing for Republican support … Continue reading

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Chicago fires back at Supreme Court ruling

          The City of Chicago’s aldermen were sorely chafed by the Supreme Court’s MacDonald vs. City of Chicago ruling against Chicago’s unconstitutional gun ban. These new, and likely illegal restrictions, are a self-inflicted wound that will bleed taxpayer dollars into additional litigation. … Continue reading

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Kagan hearings a senatorial Kabuki theater

          The Elena Kagan confirmation hearings are like watching a slow-motion train wreck. The end result is inevitable, but you cannot look away.           There are ample reasons for rejecting Kagan’s elevation to the Supreme Court of the land, but she … Continue reading

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