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Pence, Predicting Barrett’s Confirmation, Warns Of Liberals’ Court-Packing ‘Power Grab’

October 18, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ SELMA, N.C.—Vice President Mike Pence predicted Friday that the Senate will confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, calling on Democrats to help give her a “respectable” margin. Pence also warned that if Democrats succeed in adding justices to the high court, it would be “the biggest power grab […]

6 Top Takeaways From Final Day Of Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

October 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee debated when they would vote on the nomination of federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and listened to testimony from witnesses on the fourth and final day of hearings to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. […]

8 Big Moments From Day 3 Of Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings

October 15, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ On the third and final day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, senators revisited some issues covered the day before but also detoured into a president’s ability to pardon himself and the high court’s resolution of the 2000 presidential election. Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary […]

6 Key Issues Aired On Day 2 Of Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings

October 14, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ After a first day of speechifying on Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee got down to questions for federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett on the second day of her confirmation hearing to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. President Donald Trump nominated Barrett, currently a judge on the 7th U.S. […]

9 Takeaways From Day 1 Of Barrett Confirmation Hearings

October 13, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The opening day of Senate confirmation hearings for federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett was filled with speechifying, with Democrats on the Judiciary Committee previewing their line of attack on the Supreme Court nominee. In her opening remarks, Barrett, currently a judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, stressed that […]

4 Women Who Clerked Or Studied Under Her Share How They View Amy Coney Barrett

October 12, 2020 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Amanda Rauh-Bieri, just out of law school, knew exactly who she wanted to clerk for. It wasn’t a lawyer or judge she had been following for years, or even months. Instead, it was Amy Coney Barrett, who was about to be seated as a new judge on the Chicago-based U.S. […]

Calls To Postpone Amy Coney Barrett’s Hearing Are Disingenuous Stall Tactics

October 8, 2020 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats are trying anything they can think of to delay or block the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. These disingenuous tactics will fail. For example, they wrote the committee’s chairman, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Oct. 3 to say that holding the hearing, scheduled to […]

Barrett’s Former Colleagues: ‘No One … Better Suited To Be On The Supreme Court’

October 7, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Alexa Baltes has a unique perspective on Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, as both a former student of hers at Notre Dame Law School and as a law clerk for her on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. “I mentioned her enthusiasm for principles over preference as a […]

Politico Hypes Soros-Linked Group Spending 7 Figures To Fight Barrett

October 3, 2020 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ Politico seems to be getting into the habit of hyping up radical leftist groups tied to liberal billionaire George Soros looking to sway American politics. This time, Politico elevated a group trying to derail President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. The outlet’s September 29 puff story, pushed in […]

How Low Can Far Left Go? Attacks On Barrett For Adopting Haitian Orphans Hit Rock Bottom

October 2, 2020 by

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By Cully Stimson ~ Just when you thought you’d seen the bottom of the political sewer as it relates to opposing Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, along come some despicable, racist tweets by two college professors. Their repulsive comments are, sadly, par for the course for some on the far left who oppose […]

Liberals’ Complaints About The Coming Supreme Court Vote Don’t Pass The Smell Test

September 30, 2020 by

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By Neil Patel ~ In case you didn’t notice, our country is completely falling apart. There are so many problems that they are hard to list out at this point, but the biggest, by far, is the increasing animosity between Americans of different political persuasions. People think those on the other side are evil and […]

Fear Not The Catholic Justice

September 28, 2020 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Even before President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, Barrett’s religious views came under fire from prominent progressives. If this sounds familiar, it’s because these same people used this same line of attack in a failed attempt to derail Barrett’s […]

Trump To Nominate Ginsburg Replacement From Short List Of 5 After Funeral

September 22, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said Monday morning that he will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court either Friday or Saturday, and has narrowed the list of contenders to five. In an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Trump said the short delay was intended to allow time to pay […]

Time Glorifies Blasey Ford As A ‘Historic Figure,’ More Than ‘Credible Witness,’ So ‘Guileless’

October 6, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ So what happens to the media memory of Kavavaugh vs. Ford if Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed? Time‘s cover story on Ford illustrates they’re already painting the same numbers as they did after Clarence Thomas was confirmed. Glorify the accuser as a heroine of history. On the cover were the words “HER […]

On Kavanaugh, New York Times Moves From Ice Tossing To Keg Party Planning

October 4, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ After its shattering “ice” expose on Brett Kavanaugh’s college concert-going days, Wednesday’s New York Times provided yet another bombshell revelation in the Kavanaugh controversy, we learn that in high school he helped organize a week at a beach condo over the summer. This shocking development was solemnly reported by Kate Kelly […]

The Kavanaugh Combat And Campus Cranks

October 3, 2018 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ For Washington Post readers, we offer a quiz. Guess which one of these tweets from a D.C. Catholic college professor about the Brett Kavanaugh battle is considered scandalous and newsworthy? 1. “Swetnick is 55 y/o. Kavanaugh is 52 y/o. Since when do senior girls hang with freshmen boys? […]

FBI’s Previous Probes Would Have Looked Into Kavanaugh’s Drinking

October 3, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Previous FBI background checks should have determined whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had a substance abuse problem, former Attorney General Michael Mukasey told reporters Tuesday. Senate Democrats initially called for an FBI investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh. After that update of six previous background investigations commenced, however, […]

The Nine Reasons To Doubt Christine Blasey Ford

October 2, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell was hired by Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans to question Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford. Her report is damning of Ford’s evidence, which hysterical protesters (and too many journalists) insist must be believed without question because, you know, she’s a woman and Kavanaugh a man: In […]

How Smearing Kavanaugh Saved Sick Matt Damon

October 1, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ How Matt Damon got the Left to forgive him for saving a notorious sleaze: by smearing an almost certainly innocent conservative:   Actor Matt Damon vowed to take a “back seat” in the “#metoo” movement earlier this year, after being accused of helping to pressure the New York Times to kill an […]

Media Misses: Left Outraged At Kavanaugh, Graham’s Show Of Emotion

September 30, 2018 by

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By Ginny Montalbano ~ Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh battled for his reputation this week, and everything was on the line. But, it was Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who took matters into his own hands and stole the show. Graham vocalized what many people have been thinking, and called out the handling of allegations since […]

Judiciary Committee Advances Kavanaugh To Senate Floor, FBI To ‘Update’ His File Within Week

September 29, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now faces a full Senate vote, after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 Friday along party lines in favor of advancing his nomination. First, though, the FBI will supplement its previous six background investigations on Kavanaugh. The vote came a day after a high-stakes committee hearing […]

9 Key Moments As Brett Kavanaugh Responds To His Accusers

September 28, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh firmly and at times tearfully denied the late-breaking allegations of sexual misconduct against him in testimony Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. “This confirmation process has become a national disgrace,” Kavanaugh said in his opening remarks. “Instead of advise and consent, it’s search and destroy.” His […]

AP: Will ‘Hard-Right’ Kavanaugh Court Pick Haunt GOP?

August 8, 2018 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The Associated Press is REALLY worried about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The AP posted an article on Tuesday alerting that a “hard-right” Court might come back to haunt the GOP. On Monday, the news outlet suggested that “devout Catholic” judges like Kavanaugh might have trouble “upholding the law as written” […]

NY Times Uses Rahm Emanuel [!] To Slam Brett Kavanaugh as ‘Eager’ Anti-Clinton Partisan

August 6, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporters Michael Shear and Adam Liptak’s review of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his involvement in Ken Starr’s independent counsel investigation of President Bill Clinton, made the front page of Sunday’s edition. It conveniently served as a defense of the Clintons against the “puritanical” “hatred” of Republicans: […]