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  • Rep. Diane Black Discusses the Past and Future of the Pro-life

    11/16/2018 3:54:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) is bidding farewell to the House of Representatives at the end of this term. She is regarded as a champion for pro-life issues and is a trail blazer in many ways. She is the first in her family to graduate college, a nurse who got into politics to fix Tennessee’s healthcare system, and the first woman to chair the House Budget Committee.She’s never bought into the narrative that abortion is necessary for a woman to succeed and fighting to end abortion has been a priority for her throughout her time in Congress.In an interview with Townhall...
  • UPDATE: PACs use charitable names to try to get your donation dollars

    11/18/2018 1:53:22 PM PST · by NobleFree · 5 replies
    KFOR-TV ^ | NOVEMBER 1, 2018 | SCOTT HINES
    CHOCTAW, Okla. - Debbie Foster didn't recognize the number. She answered anyway. It was one of those pesky automated robocalls that disrupted Foster's day and tugged at her heart strings. The robocaller claimed to be raising money for an organization by the name of Breast Cancer Health Council. My very, very dearest friend died from [breast cancer], and I was with her during chemotherapy," Foster said. Dont be fooled. It might sound like a charity, but it is not. Breast Cancer Health Council is registered as a Political Action Committee, an organization that raises and spends money to elect and...
  • Justice Sotomayor on Kavanaugh Coming to the Supreme Court: 'The Nine of Us Are Now a Family'

    11/17/2018 4:35:19 PM PST · by SMGFan · 189 replies
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says that newly appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh is already like family. Sotomayor recently sat down with David Axelrod, for an episode of CNNs Axe Files that will air Saturday, and spoke about welcoming in the new justice. Kavanaugh was confirmed after a highly publicized Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in September. He was accused by Professor Christine Blasey Ford of sexual assault in the 1980s when they were both teenagers. Kavanaugh vehemently denied the accusation and was eventually confirmed with a 50-48 vote in the Senate. Sotomayor said among Supreme Court justices, typically a lifetime appointment,...
  • Attorney petitions Supreme Court to declare Rod Rosenstein acting attorney general

    11/16/2018 8:15:01 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 71 replies
    cNN ^ | 11-16-2018 | Jessica Schneider
    In a highly unusual move, lawyer Tom Goldstein asked the US Supreme Court on Friday evening to declare Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as the acting attorney general, instead of Matthew Whitaker who currently holds the job. Goldstein also represented Maryland's Attorney General in a similar court filing at the district court level earlier this week. Goldstein's motion was filed in connection with a gun rights case that is before the Supreme Court as a petition for a writ of certiorari, meaning the nine Justices will meet in conference at a date still to be determined to decide whether to...
  • Grassley Steps Down from Judiciary Committee...Paving Way for Lindsey Graham?

    11/16/2018 12:40:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is stepping down as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and stepping up to lead the Senate Finance Committee. Now: @ChuckGrassley announces he will opt to serve as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee next Congress, meaning @LindseyGrahamSC would be in line for chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. pic.twitter.com/69FASxl2rz— Todd Ruger (@ToddRuger) November 16, 2018 Grassley said he's switching committees to help steer the booming economy. “The economy is better than it’s been in years and there’s a sense of optimism about the future of our country that people haven’t felt in a long time...
  • Betsy DeVos Strikes a Blow for the Constitution

    11/16/2018 12:21:46 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | November 16, 2018 | David French
    The Department of Education has issued its long-awaited proposed regulations reforming sexual-assault adjudications on college campus. Not only will these rules restore basic due process and fairness to college tribunals, but they also given how basic the changes are highlight just how ridiculous university kangaroo courts have become. First and perhaps most important, the rules will not only require colleges to permit cross-examination of witnesses (including the accuser), but will also prohibit universities from relying on the statements of any witness who refuses to submit to cross-examination. Cross-examination is so fundamental to adversary proceedings that its is simply...
  • Supreme Court obliges Trump, will step in for census citizenship showdown

    11/16/2018 12:13:54 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 56 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11-16-2018 | Stephen Dinan
    The Supreme Court announced Friday it will grant an expedited hearing on the Trump administrations request to add a question concerning citizenship to the 2020 census. The justices set oral argument for February, converting what had been a narrow request involving one part of the case into a full grant of review.
  • Its the Courts, Stupid

    11/10/2018 6:56:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2018 | Michael Brown
    When Bill Clinton was running for president in 1992, his campaign strategist James Carville gave him the formula for success: Focus on the economy. In Carville's famous words, “It’s the economy, stupid.”Today, President Trump could easily campaign with a similar mantra, since many Americans are pleased with the economic uptick under his leadership.But, in terms of a lasting legacy, in terms of societal impact, the real mantra should be, “It’s the courts, stupid.” You can be assured that Trump and his Republican colleagues have a good grasp on this already.And now, with a strengthened majority in the Senate, the sky...
  • President Trump sends Neomi Rao's DC Circuit court nomination to Senate

    11/15/2018 2:21:47 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Business Standard ^ | November 15, 2018 | The Press Trust of India
    US President Donald Trump has sent the nomination of Neomi Rao, a prominent Indian-American attorney and academic, to the Senate to replace Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the powerful D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. If confirmed by the Senate, Rao, who is 45, would be able to serve a lifetime post on the D.C. court, largely considered the second highest court of the land and a training ground for future Supreme Court justices. If the Senate confirms her, she would be the second Indian-American judge in the D.C. Circuit Court after judge Sree Srinivasan, who was appointed during the previous Obama...
  • Liberal Commentator Claims Bible Encourages Abortion: Thats a Fact

    11/13/2018 11:19:31 AM PST · by Morgana · 40 replies
    Faith Wire .com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Tr Goins-Phillips Editor
    Progressive pundit Cenk Uygur argued recently the Bible is pro-abortion. The founder of The Young Turks a far-left outlet employed a passage from the Old Testament to make his case. Uygur, taking Numbers 5 out of context, claimed its a fact Scripture endorses abortion. Youre wrong about your Bible, he said, speaking to Christians. Youve been misled; youve been lied to. Your religious and political leaders have kept you in ignorance. The Bible is actually pro-abortion thats a fact. Uygur went on to suggest abortion has never been a religious issue. It was never about the Bible,...
  • Supreme Court to Decide Constitutionality of Cross-Shaped World War I Memorial

    11/13/2018 11:53:14 AM PST · by detective · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Nov 2018 | John Carney
    The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of a towering cross-shaped memorial to Maryland men who died in the First World War. The Supreme Court agreed in early November to hear the case in which the American Legion is asking the high court to reverse a 2017 appeals court ruling that the memorial violates the First Amendments prohibition on governments establishing religion. Overturning a lower courts decision, the Fourth Circuit panel said the memorial, which stands on public land, is unconstitutional because it excessively entangles the government in religion. The case may be a gauge for the conservatism of the...
  • Poll: 61 Percent of Democrats Say Republicans Are Racist, Bigoted, Sexist

    11/12/2018 7:34:19 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 12, 2018 | Robert Kraychik
    A majority of Democrats 61 percent describe Republicans as racist, bigoted, and sexist, according to a Monday-published poll commissioned by Axios. Thirty-one percent of Republicans describe Democrats the same way. The online poll surveyed 3,215 U.S. adults, and has a margin of error of three percentage points. Fifty-four percent of Democrats view Republicans as ignorant, with 49 percent of Republicans similarly viewing Democrats. Fifty percent of Republicans cast Democrats as evil, with 44 percent of Democrats doing the same with Republicans.
  • About Ginsberg:Is the 3 broken ribs narrative simply a cover story.

    11/09/2018 9:32:50 AM PST · by Trueblackman · 106 replies
    Vanity | 11/9/2018 | Trueblackman
    I was discussing with a fellow Conservative yesterday this narrative about Ginsberg's fall that supposedly broke 3 of her ribs & allot of things aren't simply adding up. First of all over the years I have had bruised ribs & I can tell you that it hurt like no other pain! How does an 85 year old frail Woman break 3 ribs, goes home and only shows up at the hospital several hours later because of the pain & is now released less than 30 hours later? Something here isn't passing the smell test! I told my friend "I highly...
  • People concerned about Ruth Bader Ginsburgs fall are offering their ribs and organs

    11/08/2018 7:06:35 PM PST · by simpson96 · 129 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | 11/8/2018 | Matthew Martinez
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, fractured three ribs in a fall in her office Wednesday night, according to a statement from the Supreme Courts public information office. Tests showed that she fractured three ribs on the left side, the statement said. She was taken to George Washington University Hospital. Ginsburg has survived several fights with cancer and had heart surgery in 2014, according to CNBC. She has beaten pancreatic and colon cancer, the two deadliest forms of the disease. People, especially younger people, were offering the octogenarian affectionately known as RBG their own ribs on social media Thursday...
  • From Jul 2018: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Just Hinted at a Time Frame for Her Retirement (in 5 years)

    11/09/2018 11:49:30 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 60 replies
    Fortune | July 30, 2018 | Hallie Detrick
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesnt plan on retiring for at least another five years, according to CNN... ... Im now 85, she said, explaining My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped down when he was 90, so I think I have about at least five more years.
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall

    11/09/2018 11:17:59 AM PST · by Innovative · 94 replies
    Fox News ^ | Nov. 9, 2018 | AP
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Friday after having been admitted for treatment and observation after fracturing three ribs in a fall. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the 85-year-old justice is "doing well" and working from home.
  • Pro-Abortion Professor Who Said Republican Men Should Be Castrated Calls Fox News Terrorists

    11/08/2018 5:31:20 PM PST · by Coleus · 30 replies
    Life News ^ | 11.07.18 | Micaiah Bilger
    A Georgetown University professor who wished for violence against white Republican men went after conservatives again last week on Twitter.C. Christine Fair, who is on administrative leave after the first violent tweet, called Fox News employees terrorists on Oct. 28, according to the Washington Free Beacon.When your plane lands late, you and your colleagues are met on the tarmac, and ferried to the Presidential Palace for an intimate dinner with the president, Fair wrote on Twitter. Thanks Fox News Terrorists! When your plane lands late, you and your colleagues are met on the tarmac, and ferried to the Presidential Palace...
  • You Cant Do It Quietly: Top Democrat Overheard Discussing Kavanaugh Impeachment Plans

    11/08/2018 4:20:36 PM PST · by Morgana · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 7, 2018 | Peter Hasson
    The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee was overheard Wednesday discussing Democrats plans to investigate and try to impeach Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. New York Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler took a series of phone calls while riding the Acela train from New York to Washington, D.C., not knowing that the The Federalists Mollie Hemingway was also on the train and within earshot. Nadler is set to take over as judiciary chairman as a result of Democrats flipping the House in Tuesdays midterm elections. Nadler claimed in one call that theres a real indication that Kavanaugh committed perjury, claiming...
  • Heightened Security As Brett Kavanaugh Formally Takes Supreme Court Seat

    11/08/2018 2:13:37 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    NPR ^ | November 8, 2018 | by Nina Totenberg
    <p>Brett Kavanaugh formally took his seat as the 114th justice at the traditional investiture ceremony at the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday morning. There was, however, a difference in the way the event was handled. The court said that because of security concerns, Kavanaugh would not walk down the court's long outside staircase with the chief justice.</p>
  • Alyssa Milano Offers Ruth Bader Ginsberg Her Ribs, Kidney and a Lung

    11/08/2018 10:17:41 AM PST · by conservative98 · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 8, 2018 | Joshua Caplan
    Hollywood actress and leftist activist Alyssa Milano offered her ribs and her husband to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after the 85-year-old fractured three ribs in a fall Wednesday.