Abortion, the courts, and the need to pass laws via the democratic process

As we await the final Supreme Court decision on abortion, we should all do well to remember the the Courts are no substitute for the Democratic process.  As the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg put it, “Doctrinal limbs too swiftly shaped may prove unstable.”  This is especially true when even liberal legal scholars believe Roe… Continue reading Abortion, the courts, and the need to pass laws via the democratic process

Biden is a misinformation machine, happy to lie and foment violence for his own purposes

The draft Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade reveals the lawlessness of the administration and the media as they encourage illegal protests, spread misinformation, and allow their surrogates to use violent rhetoric for political purposes.  Alas, this isn’t the only issue where the same techniques are used… Imagine if you will a MAGA crowd… Continue reading Biden is a misinformation machine, happy to lie and foment violence for his own purposes

Supreme Court:  A bombshell leak overturns almost 50 years of abortion rights with a fall out that’s impossible to predict

The United States is poised to enter a brave new world after a first in history leak of a potential ruling that would overturn Roe v. Wade and return the question of abortion to the states.  We’ve never experienced anything like it, and despite the punditry, no one really knows where we go from here.… Continue reading Supreme Court:  A bombshell leak overturns almost 50 years of abortion rights with a fall out that’s impossible to predict

No, unaccountable government agencies aren’t “democracy in action”

Some progressives are openly claiming all power resides with federal agencies, and your power is limited to voicing your opinion.  They say they care deeply about democratic norms and assaults on democracy, while they assault every norm there is and redefine democracy at a whim, outright proposing technocratic authoritarianism and calling it democracy. Recent Supreme… Continue reading No, unaccountable government agencies aren’t “democracy in action”

A Supreme Court confirmation battle begins with a combination of the absurd, the crude, and the insane

Justice Stephen Breyer’s announcement wasn’t even official, but the battle was already engaged with some claiming a secret plot was afoot to install either Mitt Romney or Hillary Clinton as Vice President.  Others took issue with the race of the potential nominee and Vice President Harris. Still others took aim at the rule of law… Continue reading A Supreme Court confirmation battle begins with a combination of the absurd, the crude, and the insane

The Supreme Court does precisely what it’s supposed to do, prompting progressives to claim there’s no difference between work and play, plus other absurdities

Progressive pundits take aim at the Supreme Court for ruling that a workplace safety law actually applies to the workplace, claiming there is no distinction between the two.  Others believe the Court has exceeded its power by ensuring agencies operate within the bounds of their legal mandate.  Still others blame Republicans in general and demand… Continue reading The Supreme Court does precisely what it’s supposed to do, prompting progressives to claim there’s no difference between work and play, plus other absurdities

The clueless Supreme Court and the progressive pundits who don’t care about the rule of law

In a shocking display, the progressive justices on the Supreme Court have no idea what vaccines actually do, how many children are affected, and current hospitalizations.  Even worse, they and progressive pundits are even less interested in the rule of law vital to a functioning democracy. Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on… Continue reading The clueless Supreme Court and the progressive pundits who don’t care about the rule of law

One year after January 6, the protection of democracy is all the rage, but what sort of democracy do Democrats have in mind?

Democrats and the mainstream media repeatedly warn that democracy itself is in peril, under attacks not seen since the Civil War, while simultaneously pushing to demolish key pillars of our system of government included but not limited to the filibuster, the Electoral College, and the composition of the Supreme Court.  It’s almost like democracy means… Continue reading One year after January 6, the protection of democracy is all the rage, but what sort of democracy do Democrats have in mind?

In 2022, let the free market and elected legislatures take the lead in addressing the pandemic

We must reject the rampant exercise of never before used authority in the name of public safety.  The executive doesn’t have the power to mandate whatever it wants, much less arrest and imprison people for failing to comply with their latest whims.  It’s time to demand legislatures return to voting on any new executive authority… Continue reading In 2022, let the free market and elected legislatures take the lead in addressing the pandemic

The FBI raids a journalist’s home before dawn and no one seems to care

Who approved the warrant for 10 FBI agents and a battering ram in search of information regarding a supposedly pilfered diary that the journalists themselves brought to the attention of law enforcement a year ago?  Do you think the FBI would be conducting pre-dawn raids if your diary was stolen? Before dawn on Saturday morning,… Continue reading The FBI raids a journalist’s home before dawn and no one seems to care