Category Archives: Legal

To Seat Or Not To Seat

I have heard a number of pundits cheerfully express – with great confidence – that If Rod Blagojevich were to appoint someone to the Senate that that body would “refuse to seat him (or her). Turns out it isn’t that … Continue reading

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Judicial Fiat Equates Humans With Dogs

A state district court judge in Montana has simply issued a ruling that would make assisted suicide perfectly legal in that state. No legislation, just a ruling from the bench. No checks or balances, merely a judicial fiat. And the … Continue reading

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What’s Coming

Bob Owens points to the actions of the new sheriff of Orange County, California: In California, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens unveiled a new policy that could cause “dozens, if not hundreds,” of concealed carry permit holders to lose permits … Continue reading

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“Democracy Should Never Be Sacrificed”

So says George McGovern…and good for him! Tweet

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One Vote

Untitled document Glenn Reynolds, writing in The New York Post, discusses the very narrow decision by the US Supreme Court affirming an individual right to keep and bear arms. The "victory" for gun rights was made with a single vote. … Continue reading

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Protection For Monsters

Untitled document Despite the ruling by the Supreme Court yesterday banning the death penalty for child rapists, state politicians are vowing to fight on. It is unlikely they will succeed. "Anybody in the country who cares about children should be … Continue reading

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It’s The Courts

Untitled document I have been saying for a very long time that this election is about the courts. Conservatives and anyone that is right-of-center should be paying attention to this. According to Human Events (an outlet I seldom link to) John McCain … Continue reading

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On The Wrong Side

Untitled document John Fund points out that Barack Obama is on the wrong side of voter identification laws – as yesterday's Supreme Court decision to uphold Indiana's voter ID law shows. In ruling on the constitutionality of Indiana's voter ID … Continue reading

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I Gotta Get Me A New Dictionary

Untitled document I simply can't keep up with the Associated Press's redefinition of words. Describing the Supreme Court's rejection of a suit trying to get lethal injection declared cruel and unusual, the AP describes the decision as "splintered." The court … Continue reading

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An Individual Right

Untitled document Every press report that I am seeing on the United States Supreme Court hearing on the Washington, DC gun ban echoes what the Los Angeles Times report is saying: There appears to be solid support on the court … Continue reading

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Trying To Stop Terrorists With Lawsuits

Untitled document The Regents of the University of California have filed a lawsuit against "animal activists" who have been harassing university researchers at their private residences. The increasingly violent terrorists – and they are terrorists – have been aggressively attacking … Continue reading

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Organ Grind

Untitled document I first caught wind of this story in the British press. Now it has hit ABC News. A California doctor faces charges of hastening the death of a disabled man in order to take the man's organs for … Continue reading

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Missiles In Laramie!

Untitled document Three 13-year old girls have been cited with "hurling missiles" in a junior high school lunchroom. The weapon of choice? French fries. LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Three 13-year-old girls accused of throwing french fries during lunchtime at their … Continue reading

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Gordon Brown Slaps Sharia Law In Britain

Untitled document Contrary to the views of Rowan Williams, Gordon Brown has slapped rather hard at the idea of Sharia law being installed in Britain.  The Archbishop of Canterbury caused consternation yesterday by calling for Islamic law to be recognised … Continue reading

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Nightfall In Britain

Untitled document Here's a news item coming out of Britain that should shock and appall everyone, regardless of political affiliation. The Archbishop of Canterbury is calling the imposition of Sharia law on Britain "unavoidable ." His "reasoning", such as it … Continue reading

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