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Ethnic Judges Made A Difference Only In A Good Way, You See

June 8, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ It’s good racism when the Left says it: In 2001, Sonia Sotomayor, an appeals court judge, gave a speech declaring that the ethnicity and sex of a judge “may and will make a difference in our judging.” In her speech, Judge Sotomayor questioned the famous notion — often invoked by Justice […]

What’s Good (And What’s Horrible) In The Senate Defense Bill

June 4, 2016 by


By Justin Johnson ~ The Senate will soon start debating the annual defense policy bill. This bill is particularly critical now when threats are rising, from state-sponsored cyberattacks to Russian aggression, to terrorism at home and abroad. At the same time, our military is getting smaller and weaker. Unfortunately, the Senate bill is a mix of […]

Senators To AG: Stop Targeting Opponents Of Obama’s Energy Policies

May 29, 2016 by


By Hans von Spakovsky ~ On Thursday, five U.S. senators sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch demanding that she stop using Justice Department “law enforcement resources to stifle private debate on one of the most controversial public issues of our time—climate change.” Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., David […]

Costly Renewable Energy Regulations Prevent Our Military From Doing Its Job

May 19, 2016 by


By Rachel Zissimos ~ The Obama administration is aggressively defending costly renewable energy initiatives for the Department of Defense. These requirements mandate that the Department of Defense produce or procure “not less than 25 percent” of its facility energy from renewable energy sources by fiscal year 2025. By forcing its political agenda onto the military, […]

HBO, History Bungling Office

April 24, 2016 by


By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ HBO should stand for History Bungling Office. Over and over again, they have abused their disclaimer that “This film is a fact-based dramatization.” They re-litigated Al Gore’s 2000  “victory” in Recount. They viciously cartooned Sarah Palin’s vice-presidential candidacy in Game Change. Now they’re smearing Clarence Thomas as a […]

Blogger: Supreme Court Has Repeatedly ‘Overcome The Deplorable And Inexcusable Wrongness’ Of Conservatives

April 11, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ If judicial review means that the U.S. Supreme Court is a de facto super-legislature that can in effect supersede actual legislatures, that’s fine with Washington Monthly blogger Martin Longman. In a Wednesday post, Longman acknowledged that certain SCOTUS rulings over the past several decades have been politically motivated, but argued that […]

Conservatives Raise Alarms Over Liberal Record Of Obama’s Supreme Court Pick

March 17, 2016 by


By Philip Wegmann ~ President Obama nominated a longtime federal appeals court judge to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. But even before the announcement became official Wednesday morning, conservative groups quickly expressed concern. Conservatives raised the alarm that the nominee was unacceptable as word leaked that Merrick Garland, […]