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3 Reasons Neil Gorsuch Is An Ideal Successor To Scalia

February 7, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Justice Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat. “Millions of voters said this was the single most important issue to them when they voted for me for president,” President Donald Trump said last Tuesday night. And Trump then went on to make one of the best choices of his young administration. Judge […]

Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court

February 1, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump on Tuesday night nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, using the first prime-time address of his presidency to fulfill a campaign pledge to name a conservative to the high court. “I have selected an individual whose qualities define, closely defined, what we’re looking for,”  Trump said […]

Senate Casts Eye On Global Hot Spots

January 15, 2017 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Russia tops chart as Trump’s security picks scrutinized While a lot of white-hot issues will be hammered on in the coming weeks during U.S. Senate confirmation hearings for the incoming administration’s Cabinet secretaries, no topic will generate more sparks than Russia. No real surprise. Moscow has been a huge headache […]

Crucial Religious Freedom Case Arrives To Supreme Court

December 4, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ A loss of Scalia’s conservative anchor would open the door for our nation’s highest court to turn completely into a group of black-robed Hollywood scriptwriters. Among the factors that drove the electoral victory of Donald Trump was his very strong support from evangelical Christians. Trump won the white evangelical vote 81 […]

How Trump Will And Won’t Transform The Supreme Court

December 3, 2016 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ The battle lines are forming over Donald Trump’s anticipated Supreme Court nominee. A conservative advocacy group is running TV ads urging Trump to appoint a justice in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia. New Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer fires back that Democrats will try to block any nominee […]

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

June 8, 2016 by

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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

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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 […]