Topic: alito

U. S. District Court Judge Juan M. Pérez-Giménez issued a ruling on October 21 upholding Puerto Rico’s law defining marriage: “Marriage is a civil institution that emanates f ... discuss

 What’s next now that the Supreme Court has blocked Texas from enforcing parts of pro-life H.B. 2? By Dave Andrusko Left to right. Justice Samuel Alito, Justice Clarence Thomas, Just ... discuss

Late Tuesday night, the Supreme Court temporarily halted a pro-life Texas law that stopped abortions at more than a dozen abortion clinics across the state. That came after an appeals court, earlier ... discuss

By:  Penny Starr Holt v. Hobbs Gregory Holt, ... discuss

Not a Catholic-owned company ... not that the left cares.Has anyone else noticed how very few of the left’s attacks on SCOTUS’ decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby involve little real legal analysis ... discuss

Today’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case represents a huge win for religious liberty in America, and the 5-4 decision will now stand as a landmark case that will reshape the religious liberty de ... discuss

Support traditional marriage? Support the redefinition of marriage? Unless your name is John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer ... discuss

Chief Justice Roberts (front-left) is the reason 12a606 is being reviewed by the SCOTUS. There’s been a lot of traffic to my original blog post about this challenge to Obama’s Citizenship, ... discuss

Nobody here at KTracy.com is sure what country Obama is allegedly from if not the United States. Until the birthers make up their mind, we have decided to use this as the flag for Obamaland. Okay, bef ... discuss

"Government should uphold - and not undermine - those institutions which are custodians of the very values upon which civilization is founded: religion, education and, above all, family." -- Ro ... discuss

"Government should uphold - and not undermine - those institutions which are custodians of the very values upon which civilization is founded: religion, education and, above all, family." -- Ro ... discuss

Will the day ever come when human life is respected andprotected by law from the moment of conception?  That dependson who gets to name the new members of the Supreme Courtin the n ... discuss

< !DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> size=5>Here's What Could Happen If You Don't Defeat Obama! by Dave Kopel, NRA, November 2012   article source: htt ... discuss

  From: jwj Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 Subject: Special Report -- Obama & Abortion Not sure if you get this, so I thought I would pass it on.From: Gary L. Bauer Sent: Tue, ... discuss

During every presidential election campaign, pro-life voters hear about the importance of choosing the candidate who will nominate to the U.S. Supreme Court judges who will vote to overturn Roe v. Wad ... discuss

Friday, Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah, spoke at FreedomWorks for America's - FreePac rally held before the Glenn Beck Restoring Love rally. Sen. Mike Lee Selected Quotes from Sen. Mike Lee's Speech: ~ ... discuss

Amy Klobuchar enjoys something of a reputation for bipartisanship. But she has never compromised—or shown any moderation at all—on the issue of abortion.Klobuchar, who has served one term in the U ... discuss

Just when you think you have seen* it all when it comes to corruption, Planned Parenthood, the Obama administration & the incestuous relationship between them & other Democratic & pro-abortion groups, ... discuss

The Supreme Court justices follow an informal protocol when assigning opinions to write to balance out the workload among all nine justices.  This means that near the end of the term, it is sometim ... discuss

Over at The Center for Western Journalism, Kris Zane is wondering about the likelihood of there having been collusion and intimidation between Obama and the Supreme Court on ObamaCare: Given that Obam ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan For John Roberts, it is Palm Sunday. Out of relief and gratitude for his having saved Obamacare, he is being compared to John Marshall and Oliver Wendell Holmes. Liberal ... discuss

Having reserved the right to revise and extend my remarks once I'd had more time to read and ponder National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, I do somewhat revise my opinion expressed b ... discuss

I have been fighting my inner Krauthammer since my initial posts yesterday (here, here, and here -- with updates!) on SCOTUS' Obamacare decision, and I have decided I can only hope to contain it. The ... discuss

Taking a Stand for Freedom Atlanta, GA – June 28th, 2012- “Not if we have anything to say about it!” said Ricardo Davis, Chairman of the Constitution Party of Georgia. That’s Davis’ reactio ... discuss

Today, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  In an opinion authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court held that the “individual mandate”—the provision th ... discuss

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On Monday, June 26, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Mount Soledad Memorial Association v. Trunk.  The Mount Soledad case involves a First Amendment / Establishment Clause c ... discuss

By:  Pete Winn read more ... discuss

Chief Justice John Roberts' decision to side with the Leftists on the Arizona immigration law ruling was quite an eye-opener.What a terrible disappointment!It's always disappointing when someone you r ... discuss

U.S. Supreme Court Today in Washington, D.C. - June 25, 2012: SCOTUS: The US Supreme Court issued 3 decision today being followed intensely by the public but not their expected ruling on the Federa ... discuss

U.S. Supreme Court Today in Washington, D.C. - June 22, 2012: SCOTUS:  The US Supreme Court issued four decision yesterday but not their expected ruling on the Federal Affordable healthcare Act ... discuss

The Supreme Court justices follow an informal protocol when assigning opinions to write to balance out the workload among all nine justices.  This means that near the end of the term, it is sometim ... discuss

By:  Elizabeth Harrington Pelosi: Obamacare Will Be Upheld 6-3 ... discuss

We are accustomed to looking to Reason.TV for good solid analysis of current events. With the past week of the government's presentation before the High Court for the health care mandate, Senior edito ... discuss

Before the ink was dry, Jefferson   changed "subjects" to "citizens" on the   Declaration of Independence draft Pix Via Library of Congress Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison, ARRA News Servi ... discuss

Before the ink was dry, Jefferson   changed "subjects" to "citizens" on the   Declaration of Independence draft Pix Via Library of Congress Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison, Contributing Au ... discuss

Day 3. Getting to the heart of the matter, which is the Obama Administration reshaping the Federal Government. Althouse picks up on this bit while reviewing the arguments: The SG says no! The state ... discuss

SCOTUS Rules In Favor of Landowners Against the EPAby Giacomo, GodFatherPolitics.com, March 24, 2012 article source: http://godfatherpolitics.com/4361/scotus-rules-in-favor-of-landowners-against-the- ... discuss

Everybody thinks that Rick Santorum is so conservative on social issues.  Well, “everybody” is dead wrong, particularly on the issue of abortion is everyone wrong.  In this post, I will ... discuss

I begin this post by quoting a parable from our Lord Jesus Christ:28 But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard. 29  ... discuss

I have been asked to put a post together regarding the latest polling in favor of my chosen 2012 candidate, Rick Santorum, and why I believe he is the best candidate running in the Presidential race f ... discuss

Playing pro-life political chess - Jill Stanek. Joel Brind tells the story of  Rick Santorum’s support of Arlen Specter, which many pro-life people thought was a terrible mistake, or a  betray ... discuss

  Guest post by Joel Brind, Ph.D.Many pro-lifers don’t trust Rick Santorum because of his 2004 support of Arlen Specter for U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania in the 2004 primary election.On its fac ... discuss

This is a series of articles which gives voting record information about 2012 presidential candidates.  Most of the references given are from thomas.loc.gov, an official government website which ... discuss

Why I Can’t Vote For Obama By Huntley Brown Dear Friends, A few months ago I was asked for my perspective on Obama, I sent out an e-mail with a few points. With the election just around the corn ... discuss

I posted some Midnight Oil earlier so now I have to balance things out by taking a swipe at the EPA. Ed at Hot Air has a very good run down of the arguments going on in the Supreme Court over the EPA& ... discuss

I met Rick Santorum in 2000 when as U.S. senator he sponsored the Born Alive Infants Protection Act.Senator Santorum also sponsored the Partial Birth Abortion Ban, when during Senate debate he discuss ... discuss

The Roberts Court 2011 (Back L to R) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer, Samuel A. Alito, Elena Kagan (Front L to R) Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, ... discuss

Rick Santorum is receiving a last minute surge of support among pro-life Evangelical Christians, among them the Duggar Family of TLIC fame who urge all Christians to support the family values stalwart ... discuss

I know I haven't blogged much on the openning salvos of the 2012 election, but I have a good excuse. I have been too busy answering all the robocalls I've been getting. OK while that isn't true, thank ... discuss

One of the stupidest political remarks I ever heard came from Ben Affleck, who — campaigning for Hillary Clinton during her 2000 senate run — declared that a vote for her opponent, Rick La ... discuss

Don Stenberg, in an illuminating conversation with Joshua Mercer, talks about Stenberg vs Cahart, the partial birth abortion case of 2000, and the critical importance of the Supreme Court in determini ... discuss

Though united in our tireless opposition to abortion, many pro-lifers disagree about how to most effectively fight it. One school of thought holds that we should chip away at abortion with incrementa ... discuss

Though united in our tireless opposition to abortion, many pro-lifers disagree about how to most effectively fight it. One school of thought holds that we should chip away at abortion with incrementa ... discuss

Not quite sure what's with Conservatives and Lord of the Rings comparisons these days, but it's good people are finally catching on. Walter Russell Mead notes the recent New Yorker profile of Clarence ... discuss

It would save America (and a lot of trouble for the world), if he would "pull a Johnson", by announcing that he'll not seek a 2nd term. -- rfh From: rapa Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 Subjec ... discuss

News Flash!: 7 of 9 US Supreme Court Justices UPHOLD Roe v. Wade!I've not had alot of time to write recently, but just so I can help get this out there, here's a preview of what may become a "feature- ... discuss

News Flash!: 7 of 9 US Supreme Court Justices UPHOLD Roe v. Wade!I've not had alot of time to write recently, but just so I can help get this out there, here's a preview of what may become a "feature- ... discuss

I'm disappointed that Obama won last night, not least because I think if Mr. Hope'n'change has any vision at all for this country besides promoting vacuous feel-goodism, it's probably a severely lefti ... discuss

Michael Foust, assistant editor of Baptist Press, has compiled statements from Senators McCain and Obama relating to various issues including abortion here.BARACK OBAMA-- What Obama thinks about Roe v ... discuss

Roe v. Wade On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Roe v. Wade. That same day, the Court also decided Doe v. Bolton. In Roe, the Court struck down a Texas abortion law. In ... discuss

Roe v. Wade On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Roe v. Wade. That same day, the Court also decided Doe v. Bolton. In Roe, the Court struck down a Texas abortion law. In ... discuss

The New York Times published an interesting piece by Emily Bazelon yesterday. Bazelon is actually the pro-abortion journalist whose 2009 interview with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg yielded the Justice& ... discuss

The New York Times published an interesting piece by Emily Bazelon yesterday. Bazelon is actually the pro-abortion journalist whose 2009 interview with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg yielded the Justice& ... discuss

Defeat, finally, for Goodwin Liu’s nomination to a seat on the Ninth Circuit. The vote to end debate on Liu’s nomination just failed, 52-43. In somewhat of a surprise, and in what can only ... discuss

Two new articles by Dahlia Lithwick at The Slate and Sarah Kliff at Politico draw attention to the recent trend of state legislators passing bills that challenge aspects of Roe v. Wade without making ... discuss

I am watching the Alito hearings. Sort of. I have it on in the background while I'm doing some other work.Sam hasn't said anything about abortion that makes me happy. Since I would like to see Roe ... discuss

Short Summary of Bob Casey's apperance on the Michael Smerconish talk show this morning...When asked if he would confirm Alito, Casey responded "I don't know."When asked if Bush lied to America about ... discuss

... But she did cause quite a stir, and in the end is a blow to the Casey campaign.Pro-choice activist Kate Michelman won't be an independent candidate in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race. Despite ... discuss

Curtis Coleman, Contributing Author: Where the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or “Obamacare”) and the Supreme Court are concerned, one can be certain of two things: (1) The cons ... discuss

Eight of the Supremes reluctantly decided that the cult that protests soldier funerals has the right to do so. Only Sam Alito thinks not. Hadley Arkes explains why he's right. Far more telling for our ... discuss

Larry Silverbud su Il Foglio di oggi Mentre prosegue, verso la West Coast, il nostro viaggio nelle elezioni di mid-term americane, la campagna elettorale elettorale entra nella sua fase più calda. ... discuss

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Many of you are already well aware of Bush's intent to be able to imprison whomever he wishes for any length of time whatsoever without bringing the prisoner before a court. On Tuesday he will sign in ... discuss

The Supreme Court issued its first significant ruling of the term last Friday, deciding unanimously that Arizona could put its new voter-ID rules into effect for the Nov. 7 election. The law states th ... discuss

John Lofton, co-host of The American View, offers important insights to the Alito hearings in his blog.Here are some of them:To their everlasting shame, supposedly Christian/conservative leaders, pro ... discuss

More details are emerging about how Judge Samuel Alito opposed the right to life and/or supported Roe v. Wade.Here are some examples:In 1985 as a lawyer, Mr. Alito recommended against the Reagan Justi ... discuss

An article in New Jersey's The Times is aptly titled, 'U.S. bishops: Vote your conscience.' (This is a riveting news headline as the bishops are known for their incessant urging of Catholics to not vo ... discuss

Michael Foust, assistant editor of Baptist Press, has compiled statements from Senators McCain and Obama relating to various issues including abortion here.BARACK OBAMA-- What Obama thinks about Roe v ... discuss

I'm disappointed that Obama won last night, not least because I think if Mr. Hope'n'change has any vision at all for this country besides promoting vacuous feel-goodism, it's probably a severely lefti ... discuss

The Supreme Court. Frankly, I am shocked at how many conservatives forget how critical the Court is, and how Supreme Court nominations are often a president's most lasting legacy. Consider that Pres. ... discuss

Obama, Kmeic and Abortion, (continued).The smart side of the blogosphere continues to look at the evasions by the Obama camp on his extreme pro-abortion stance and his efforts to downplay that stance. ... discuss

As usual I have not been doing my due diligence in updating the blog thanks to college life, nor do I expect things to cool down until thanksgiving break. Lots of projects that need completion and pol ... discuss

I called it on Saturday! Why, oh why, didn't I blog it?! Bush has nominated Judge Samuel Alito to replace retiring justice Sandra Day-O'Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court. All signs indicate that the De ... discuss

If it were not for the oil spill, the most popular news topic would probably be President Barack Obama's pick for the Supreme Court. The news on the street is that Solicitor General Elena Kagan will ... discuss

News Flash!: 7 of 9 US Supreme Court Justices UPHOLD Roe v. Wade!I've not had alot of time to write recently, but just so I can help get this out there, here's a preview of what may become a "feature- ... discuss

I believe very strongly in free speech, but it seems to me it needs to actually communicate something.  Hence, we don’t permit child porn and can punish it criminally.  We can prevent and puni ... discuss

I have a new poll question up (bottom right side of home page): Here's a fun one. Eric on letting poll respondents choose the first name of his soon to be born baby boy. Which name would you pick for ... discuss

What a disaster… Sarah Palin and Sean Hannity agree, “I think this is going to be a huge ‘take away’ moment from the speech tonight.” Justice Alito responded to Barack Obama tonight by m ... discuss

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An article in New Jersey's The Times is aptly titled, 'U.S. bishops: Vote your conscience.' (This is a riveting news headline as the bishops are known for their incessant urging of Catholics to not vo ... discuss

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Tom Goldstein from ScotusBlog has some intriguing analysis on the state of the court, especially as we head into the 2008 election. After looking back at the last four presidents who each were able to ... discuss

As I sign off until June, I thought it appropriate to say a few parting words about Pres. George W. Bush, who in part inspired this site.  It's funny, but I have found myself comforted these past few ... discuss

Presidential candidate Alan Keyes, AIP leaders sue in CA court to obtain Obama citizenship proof, stop Secretary of State from certifying ElectorsI received the following news release from KC this aft ... discuss

Jill Stanek: The Church must take responsibility for the abortion holocaust-"Jill Stanek writing on WorldNetDaily:. . . Altogether, this means we are fooling ourselves if we think the United States is ... discuss

I'm disappointed that Obama won last night, not least because I think if Mr. Hope'n'change has any vision at all for this country besides promoting vacuous feel-goodism, it's probably a severely lefti ... discuss

Obama, Kmeic and Abortion, (continued).The smart side of the blogosphere continues to look at the evasions by the Obama camp on his extreme pro-abortion stance and his efforts to downplay that stance. ... discuss

This is a Christian’s response to why he can’t vote for Obama. Some good points to ponder as we consider our next president.   This article is from Huntley Brown - he is a fabulous concer ... discuss

Washington DC, Feb 28, 2008 / 06:15 am (CNA).- On Wednesday a full transcript of Democrat presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama’s July 2007 speech to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund in whic ... discuss

Huntley Brown is a fabulous concert pianist and a unequivocal man of God. Why I Can't Vote For Obama By Huntley Brown Dear Friends, A few months ago I was asked for my perspective on Obama, I sent ... discuss

Yeah, yeah. Lies all around from all the candidates, right? All politicians lie -- websites and news organizations form "truth squads" to cut through it all. But my objective here is not debating he ... discuss

A number of friends throughout the country have contacted me lately wondering in what direction this election will turn. Some are admittedly anxious ands concerned about the recent polls and the numbe ... discuss

Michael Foust, assistant editor of Baptist Press, has compiled statements from Senators McCain and Obama relating to various issues including abortion here.BARACK OBAMA-- What Obama thinks about Roe v ... discuss

I’ve been officially on the sidelines of the Presidential race the past few months. The race between John McCain and Barack Obama has been represented as a choice between the lesser of two evils for ... discuss

Be sure to check out the new blog Catholics Against Joe Biden.Here's a sampling of some of the first posts at the blog:Why should Catholics oppose Senator Joe Biden?Obama-Biden: Dream Ticket for "Cath ... discuss

Given his radical support for abortion, the news that Barack Obama has selected Joe Biden as a running mate is not much of a surprise. What is a surprise is that some actually consider Biden to be mod ... discuss

Here I am sitting up way too late…listening to rock music and reviewing voter guide program applications…when The Wall Street Journal sends me an email announcing that Delaware Senator Joe ... discuss

Worldview time. "Minefields" again. What does being a Christian mean to him? McCain: "Means I'm saved and forgiven." Our faith is for not just the USA but the world. Tells the story about the Christ ... discuss

(Hat tip: The Opinionated Catholic)Notre Dame Law Professor Rick Garnett writes at Mirror of Justice:... David Gibson's post is a discussion of this New York Times piece -- read my colleague Gerry Bra ... discuss

Tony Perkins, FRC Washington Update: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) had the nerve to stand on the Senate floor and declare that no one cares about judicial confirmations. "I'm telling you, M ... discuss

... with which Sen. Obama seems to be out of step with Catholic teaching.In remarks to the European People's Party on 30 March 2006, Pope Benedict XVI said the following:As far as the Catholic Church ... discuss

(Hat tip: Brian Burch at Fidelis)Associated Press reports:... "I will never back down in defending a woman's right to choose," the likely Democratic nominee said, drawing a sharp contrast with his GOP ... discuss

John McCain prepared a video-taped speech (this is very common for conventions) that was aired before attendees at the National Right to Life Convention in Washington, D.C.The following is the text of ... discuss

It must be fun to be Justice Anthony Kennedy. You show up for a conference at the Supreme Court and almost always find that four of your colleagues (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David Souter, Stephen Breyer a ... discuss

Kerby Anderson, Point of View: The next president will no doubt nominate two or three Supreme Court justices and hundreds and hundreds of appointments to the federal bench. So understanding a candidat ... discuss

Editorialists at the New York Sun are not sanguine about our Bill of Rights, given the narrow margin of the SCoTUS ruling on second amendment rights, and the track records of both Obama and McCain: Me ... discuss

der="0" src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3254/2393605256_64289ded5e_m.jpg" /> photo credit: [José Manuel - Viper] Citizen, activist, and patriot Charlton Heston died 2 1/2 months before the Hell ... discuss

Podcast Show Notes Charlton Heston fought long for freedom. Without his work at the NRA, we wouldn’t have justices Alito and Roberts. Today victory was won. Plus the post-partisan candidate plan ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Today, the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision stuck down the District of Columbia's ban on handgun ownership as unconstitutional and ruled that the Second Amendment, one of our guarant ... discuss

The Supreme Court today ruled that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution means exactly what it says.WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Americans have a right to own gu ... discuss

"...no matter how young the child, no matter how many times the child is raped, no matter how many children the perpetrator rapes, no matter how sadistic the crime, no matter how much physical or psyc ... discuss

Remember the Supreme Court case in New London Connecticut where the court ruled that the city had a right to seize land from one private owner and give it, for economic redevelopment, to another priv ... discuss

Our Supreme Court is made up of 4 conservatives who believe in sticking to the Constitution (Scalia, Thomas, Roberts, & Alito), 4 liberals, who make judgments based on their feelings/ideology (Stevens ... discuss

A little over a year ago, I wrote a Townhall column about a child rapist named Patrick Kennedy. He brutally raped his wife’s eight-year-old daughter. In Louisiana, the rape of a child under 12 ... discuss

"The usual protocol for heads-of-state is a meeting in the pope's library in the Apostolic Palace, but a spokesman for the Vatican said Benedict wanted to reward Mr Bush for the "warmth" of his recep ... discuss

"In a blistering dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia said the decision "will make the war harder on us. It will almost certainly cause more Americans to be killed."Yesterday, a deeply divided Supreme Cour ... discuss

For Release: June 12, 2008Contact: David Almasi at (202) 543-4100 or dalmasi@nationalcenter.orgSupreme Court Gitmo Ruling Called "Chilling"; Will Cost American LivesWashington, D.C. - Responding to to ... discuss

Ed Whelan, NRO:Various excerpts (citations omitted) from Justice Scalia’s dissent (joined by the Chief Justice and Justices Thomas and Alito):Today, for the first time in our Nation's history, the C ... discuss

We are posting below a story in its entirety that appeared in the June 10, 2008, edition of the Chicago Tribune. This article should encourage everyone in the pro-life movement. Our tactics are suc ... discuss

National Right to Life PAC strongly supports Senator John McCain for United States President and we have supported him in all of his U.S. Senate races.Even while National Right to Life disagreed with ... discuss

Josh Mercer of the Fidelis blog links to a story highlighting Bob Novak's comments speculating that should he be elected President, McCain would likely not pressure the Senate to pick more conservativ ... discuss

Hear Their CryHere is an interesting challenge issued by a new pro-life organization to the long-running National Right-to-Life (NRTL) organization.10,000 Cash Offered to National RTL from American RT ... discuss

Question 1: Senator Obama, in an interview with CNN, you cited Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and David Souter as examples of the kinds of justices you would appoint to the high court. ... discuss

Steven Teles (right) is an Associate Professor for the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland and has served as visiting lecturer at Yale Law School, Brandeis, Harvard, Princeton, Unive ... discuss

Matthew Archbold has an insightful post at Creative Minority Report noting that McCain is talking more and more about abortion without actually saying the "A" word, but using code words instead:... Mc ... discuss

Everyone but everyone loved McCain's speech on the Judiciary, and I liked it well enough as a base-shorer-upper, as I wrote yesterday. Picking up on the last point I made yesterday, however, let me -- ... discuss

McCain is a difficult candidate to get enthused about because he is such an enigma. He supports a gas tax holiday and defends it by saying the only bridges to suffer from the lost revenue would be the ... discuss

Tony Perkins, FRC: Visiting Wake Forest University today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) delivered a pointed speech about the disarray of U.S. courts and the type of judicial nominees he would support if ele ... discuss

"RENEWING THE AMERICAN DREAM"My Friends,We have a lot at stake in this presidential election. As a nation, we face manychallenges that will require real leadership from our next president. I have said ... discuss

McCain gave a major speech on his judicial philosophy this morning. Here's how he frames the problem.The executive, legislative, and judicial branches are often wary of one another’s excesses, and t ... discuss

"RENEWING THE AMERICAN DREAM"THIRD BRANCH CONFERENCEFor Immediate Release6 May 2008Contact: Manuel Miranda,Chairman202-262-7789Conservative Leaders Move to Adopt Guiding Principles for Republicans on ... discuss

Jim Geraghty reports at National Review Online:Senator Sam Brownback, driving by Hillsboro, Kansas, took a few moments to talk to the Campaign Spot about John McCain’s speech on the judiciary tomorr ... discuss

This is good news.The Supreme Court ruled today that states may require voters to present photo identification before casting ballots, upholding a Republican-backed measure that proponents say combats ... discuss

From Fox News: WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can require voters to produce photo identification without violating their constitutional rights, validating Republican ... discuss

Voter ID. The Supreme Court today rejected a facial challenge* to an Indiana law requiring voters to show a photo ID before voting.The Court split 3-3-3, with 2 groups of 3 rejecting the facial chall ... discuss

Friends, The Pope’s visit to America has certainly been exciting and has been a great way for the American people to get to know him better. I was present at the White House on Wednesday the 16t ... discuss

I've Committee for Justice blog is today reporting big news: Tuesday was a big news day for the judges issue - perhaps the biggest since the confirmation of Justice Alito. Senate Leaders Reid and McC ... discuss

From Associated Press:WASHINGTON (AP) — All five Roman Catholic justices on the Supreme Court are on the guest list for Wednesday night's splashy White House dinner in honor of Pope Benedict XVI.Ben ... discuss

Patrick Archbold of Creative Minority Report has a couple posts of interest.First is one noting that Fr. Andrew Greeley hearts Obama, "Shocker! Fr. Andrew Greeley in the Obama Camp":I know it will com ... discuss

Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter Today's Mass ReadingsDaily MeditationSaint of the Day: St. Hugh of GrenobleFamous Birthday: Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Justice, turns 58 today.In Catholic History ... discuss

Filed under: Barack Obama, Politics, Election, 2008Back from a much-needed, one-week blogging furlough, I'd like to start back with four points with which to grill Barack Obama.First up, most recent n ... discuss

From The Washington Post:The Supreme Court yesterday issued a broad ruling limiting presidential power and the reach of international treaties, saying neither President Bush nor the World Court has th ... discuss

The one area where George W. Bush has lived up to conservative expectations has been in his judicial nominations. USAToday writes:WASHINGTON — Within weeks of George W. Bush's inauguration, he revea ... discuss

The more the pro-aborts attack him, the more I like him.A leading pro-abortion group says John McCain's position against abortion the "best-kept secret in politics" Wrong...he has 100% voting record ... discuss

Sorry about not blogging much today, again real life (highly overrated, if you ask me) has gotten in my way.Now down to business. A reader responded to my last post about McCain with a long comment. H ... discuss

Just received a welcome likewise proposal in 2002. If this fails, there will be a "showdown," according to the press release. The last showdown was averted by the Gang of 14, a group of 7 Dems and ... discuss

How could such a nice looking, well spoken young man like Barack Obama endorse a group who do so much to devastate the black community?  Because he is a liberal and liberals tow the line on abort ... discuss

Pastor Bob Enyart of post yesterday in part lamenting ARTL's corporate - seemingly sole - strategy of denegrating fellow pro-lifers. I welcome the opportunity this forum presents to dialogue. Here ... discuss

I probably shouldn't go there, but ...The fallout from the GOP nomination battle - and the reaction of the pundit class to the ultimate failure of Mitt Romney as the "conservative" choice vs. the succ ... discuss

Should Mike Stay in the Race? Prolifers Should Say: Huck, Yes!by Steven W. MosherAnd then there were two. To the surprise of many, Mike Huckabee continues to win primary victories, racking up his late ... discuss

Matthew J. Franck writes at Bench Memos on National Review Online:In a Christian Science Monitor piece on why conservatives should trust John McCain where judges are concerned, law professor (and non- ... discuss

The "McCain Saved Alito" MemeCatholic Bishops Seminar Won’t Meet at Notre Dame Because of "Vagina Monologues"(Digest of Weekend's Posts (10 February 2008)) ... discuss

Matthew J. Franck, NRO:In a Christian Science Monitor piece on why conservatives should trust John McCain where judges are concerned, law professor (and non-conservative) Carl Tobias of the University ... discuss

From LifeNews.com:Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- President Bush spoke to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday morning and laid out what the presidential election battle will look l ... discuss

The 2008 Presidential Election cycle began with my enthusiastic support for Sen. Sam Brownback's candidacy. Unfortunately, his campaign never caught fire (with Huckabee essentially stealing his thunde ... discuss

It's no more for me. I will not blindly vote Republican just because I often canvass with them. I will not be a fool for the party while getting nothing in return. I am not a Republican first. I a ... discuss

It strikes me as just barely possible that somewhere, Senator John McCain is looking at his success in the primaries thus far, and thinking about his own record, and wondering why he's so unpopular wi ... discuss

When Ann Coulter made her infamous statement a week or so that if McCain wins the primary, she’ll vote for Hillary. At the time, I thought it was more over-the-top yapping from Coulter and I wis ... discuss

Given his showing in the Super Tuesday primaries yesterday it appears that John McCain is going to be the Republican nominee. That isn't 100% certain yet, but barring some kind of major upset come Nov ... discuss

Well, we walked away yesterday with no more a presumptive Republican nominee than we had on Monday. Huckabee had a good showing in Southern states. Romney failed to capture what he needed to really de ... discuss

Wendy Long, NRO:I still have not heard any explanation for why Senator McCain thought Justice Alito "wore his conservatism on his sleeve."I guess we are just supposed to be thankful that McCain doesn' ... discuss

Deal Hudson reports over at InsideCatholic that Manuel Miranda, former GOP chief counsel to the Senate Majority Leader, has come out in favor of John McCain:Manny Miranda, having just returned from ov ... discuss

Here's the email letter I received from our dear Senator Sam Brownback on his support for John McCain: Dear Friend: As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I know how important it is for our p ... discuss

For most of my life, I’ve been a Republican. The first time I identified myself as one was when I was ten years old. I didn’t come from a political family. My father hadn’t voted in twenty-four ... discuss

David Limbaugh (otherwise known as "the smart brother) takes on crazy liberal John McCain:It's true that McCain is unpopular with Reagan conservatives because he decidedly is not, on far too many issu ... discuss

A Michael Ramirez Cartoon TownHall.com 1/31/08.John McCain is the John Kerry of the Republican Party. However, unlike Kerry he may have actually been a hero. But, like John Kerry he is using his mili ... discuss

Byron York, writing at The Corner on National Review Online, offers a little more background and context for McCain's anti-Alito quote:... I asked whether McCain said anything about Alito wearing his ... discuss

From NewsMax: By: David Limbaugh It’s true that McCain is unpopular with Reagan conservatives because he decidedly is not, on far too many issues, a Reagan conservative. But it’s more ... discuss

"It ought not to be necessary to have this debate about whether McCain is a Reagan conservative. Beyond the non-exhaustive list here, just look at the people who are constantly cheering him on – lib ... discuss

Last night's CNN/Politico debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, allowed moderators another opportunity to quiz the candidates about several issues including Supreme Court appointments. And ... discuss

By Robert D. Novak, Washington Post:As John McCain neared his momentous primary election victory in Florida after a ferocious campaign questioning his conservative credentials, right-wingers buzzed ov ... discuss

From The Washington Post:As John McCain neared his momentous primary election victory in Florida after a ferocious campaign questioning his conservative credentials, right-wingers buzzed over word tha ... discuss

Anderson Cooper divulged some interesting information while asking an interesting question during the ... discuss

If the Republican Party continues on its current path it will nominate either John McCain or (given a Super Tuesday miracle) Mitt Romney, who are not bona fide conservatives. In doing so, the GOP will ... discuss

ves Guiliani endorsement Jill Stanek: Presidential race developments Jay Anderson: McCain: Alito "Too Conservative" Jan. 30 - A day after his big victory in the Florida Republican Primary, John McCain ... discuss

Robert Novak asks, Is McCain a Conservative?There are as many different answers to that question as there are definitions of "conservative."Each and every one of the past and present 2008 Republican p ... discuss

Columnist Robert Novak, writing at The Washington Post, backs up John Fund's story that John McCain referred to Samuel Alito as "too conservative":As John McCain neared his momentous primary election ... discuss

Robert Novak: "Is McCain a Conservative?" (Confirms Story on McCain and Alito)Joseph Bottum on "McCain and Social Conservatives"(Digest of Yesterday's Posts (30 January 2008))SPECIAL TO CATHOLIC SCHOO ... discuss

Deal Hudson writes at InsideCatholic:Mark, regarding the likelihood of a McCain-Huckabee ticket, I think you are overlooking the great help that Sen. Sam Brownback has been to the McCain campaign. Bro ... discuss

re: "John McCain held a blogger conference call today, mostly to respond to John Fund's claim in the Wall Street Journal that he might not appoint a judge like Sam Alito who "wore his conservatism on ... discuss

National Catholic Register: "McCain Sits Down for Life"National Catholic Register on Candidate Endorsements by Pro-Life CatholicsMore on McCain and Alito(Digest of Yesterday's Posts (28 January 2008)) ... discuss

See the update and comments to yesterday's post on John McCain's alleged remarks that he wouldn't nominate someone like Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court because he "wears his conservatism on his slee ... discuss

"The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the republican model of government, are justly considered deeply, perhaps as finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to ... discuss

John Fund writes at The Wall Street Journal:John McCain has to decide just how comfortable he wants the conservative base of the Republican Party to be with his candidacy. Although he touts his conser ... discuss

(Hat tip: PewSitter.com)From Catholic News Agency:CNA STAFF, Jan 23, 2008 / 08:16 pm (CNA).- John McCain has set his sights on Florida as the state’s primary draws closer. In a conversation with Cat ... discuss

With the withdrawal of Fred Thompson as a presidential candidate several members of the Lawyers for Fred Thompson have jointed in support of Mitt Romney for President. Joining Romney for President a ... discuss

Today, Governor Mitt Romney announced new additions to the Romney for President Advisory Committee on the Constitution and the Courts. Note that among the additions are nine former members of Lawyer ... discuss

Rudy Giuliani's support for abortion rights is neither very deep, nor very consequential, and no other candidate can match his record, his intelligence, his strength, his tenacity, or his com ... discuss

I wanted to do another "thoughts for the day" post but decided that title was getting boring ;-). Thus, Reflections by Dee.--Interesting Democrat endorsements in Missouri:--Former U.S. Senator Jean C ... discuss




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