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HBO, History Bungling Office

April 24, 2016 by

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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

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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

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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, […]

Mother Jones: Obama’s SCOTUS Pick Provides ‘Optimism’ To Proponents Of Climate Plan

March 17, 2016 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The liberal news media are spinning President Barack Obama’s supreme court pick Merrick Garland as “moderate,” but Mother Jones indicated that the DC circuit court judge actually leans left on “green” issues. Soros-funded left-wing magazine Mother Jones asked on March 16, “Will Merrick Garland Save Obama’s Climate Legacy?” “Garland’s record should […]

Obama’s Empty Judicial Chairs

March 3, 2016 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ On a hot day in June, the grandson of a bank president took to the floor of the Senate to denounce the daughter of sharecroppers. “I feel compelled to rise on this issue to express, in the strongest terms, my opposition to the nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to the DC […]

Obama’s Climate Change Legacy To Be Determined By Next President

March 2, 2016 by

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Will the U.S. go the way of Rome or rebound? By Marita Noon ~ After months of debate and public comments, President Obama’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) was issued in August 2015 and published in the Federal Register on October 23, 2015. But that is hardly the end of the story. Instead the saga is just […]

Will Tie Votes On The Supreme Court Be A Problem? These 2 Justices Don’t Think So.

February 29, 2016 by

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By Philip Wegmann ~ For more than a century, the Supreme Court’s bench has had nine spots, enough to round out the roster of a baseball team. With the death of Antonin Scalia, eight justices remain. Now President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats are pushing Republicans to OK an Obama recruit to replace Scalia. But Republicans say the […]

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