Abortion: It’s a Matter of Ownership

Hell No, We Won't Repent by baldilocks My friend, Dave Perkins, gets to the heart of the matter when it comes to the attitudes of women who have had an abortion. I’ve known several women who have told me they’ve had abortions. There are two life responses I’ve observed. One is an abiding sense of … Continue reading Abortion: It’s a Matter of Ownership

Three Reasons Why The Left Might Be Better Off with a Trump SCOTUS appointment NOW vs Later

Yesterday I talked about the reasons why the GOP should be happy to ignore Democrat Pleas to wait on replacing Ginsberg, now here are a couple of reasons why the Democrats might wint Trump to replace Ginsberg NOW!   Reason one  Murkowski and Collins Right now the GOP has only a single seat majority in … Continue reading Three Reasons Why The Left Might Be Better Off with a Trump SCOTUS appointment NOW vs Later

The Left’s Ginsberg Argument is Fair, but Irrelevant

Vincent Gambini: I object to this witness being called at this time. We’ve been given no prior notice he’d testify. No discovery of any tests he’s conducted or reports he’s prepared. And as the court is aware, the defense is entitled to advance notice of any witness who will testify, particularly those who will give … Continue reading The Left’s Ginsberg Argument is Fair, but Irrelevant

Black LIves Matter exercises their Hecklers Veto on Douthat’s Amazon to St. Louis Plan

I understand the sentiment behind this post suggesting Amazon choose St. Louis for their second corporate HQ A particularly compelling pick, according to my extremely nonscientific “what’s good for America” metric, might be St. Louis — a once-great metropolis fallen on hard times, the major urban center for a large spread of Trump country, the … Continue reading Black LIves Matter exercises their Hecklers Veto on Douthat’s Amazon to St. Louis Plan

Help Wanted: Petty Criminal of Color in Baltimore looking for the Easiest Score of his Life

Andrew Knightley: You said you wanted to chew the fat. I think you just wanted to drink it. We're not your friends, we're just your fucking enablers. Gary King: Enabler? Oh that's a funny word. Gary King & The Enablers. Actually that would make a great name for the band. Steve, write that down.   … Continue reading Help Wanted: Petty Criminal of Color in Baltimore looking for the Easiest Score of his Life

Deep Corruption: Hiring scandal reveals stench of Illinois government

By John Ruberry You've heard of "Deep State," right? If you haven't, it's the powerful yet anonymous cadre of senior bureaucrats within the federal government who are toiling to undermine President Donald J. Trump. They are "the swamp" Trump wants to drain. In Illinois, where I live, we have Deep Corruption. Last week in my own … Continue reading Deep Corruption: Hiring scandal reveals stench of Illinois government

In Honor of Justice Gorsuch: A Parable of Judicial Originalism

“A rose is a rose is a rose” –Gertrude Stein, Sacred Emily “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet With Justice Gorsuch finally being confirmed to the Supreme Court last week, I wanted to take a moment to look back at the confirmation process and hopefully … Continue reading In Honor of Justice Gorsuch: A Parable of Judicial Originalism

Before using the Reid Option lose the Hitchhikers Guide Option

Mr. Prosser: Has Mr. Dent come to his senses yet? Ford Prefect: Can we for the moment assume that he hasn’t? Mr. Prosser: Has Mr. Dent come to his yet? Ford Prefect: Can we for the moment assume that he hasn't? Mr. Prosser: Well? Ford Prefect: Can we also assume, that he’s going to be … Continue reading Before using the Reid Option lose the Hitchhikers Guide Option

Trump Helps Right to Win WhoZox Game

Politicos may still believe "All politics is local," as Tip O'Neill famously decreed, but it hasn't been operative for ages. Republicans turned the ex-House Speaker's truism upside-down in 1994, when Newt Gingrich nationalized the congressional elections with the Contract with America and swept the GOP to control of the House for the first time in … Continue reading Trump Helps Right to Win WhoZox Game

Legislative Time Travel

"I only know this is wrong." - Guinan Star Trek: The Next Generation "Yesterday's Enterprise" I'm a sucker for time-travel stories. Whether it's Harry Potter, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Back to the Future, Stephen King's 11/22/63 or anything else, a good story about the hero traveling back in time and affecting (or restoring) "the … Continue reading Legislative Time Travel

The Left is Wrong About Rights

"God who gave us life gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed the conviction that these liberties are the gift of God?" Thomas Jefferson Engraved on the wall of the Jefferson Memorial "That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from … Continue reading The Left is Wrong About Rights

Breyer’s Transgender false flag for the Hillary Campaign

Kazran:   Are you really a babysitter? 11th Doctor: (shows psychic paper) I think you'll find I'm universally recognised as a mature and responsible adult. Kazran: It's just a lot of wavy lines. 11th Doctor (looking at the paper)  Yeah, it's shorted out. Finally, a lie too big. Doctor Who A Christmas Carol 2010 My first … Continue reading Breyer’s Transgender false flag for the Hillary Campaign

My thanks to Justice Ginsburg for her unethical behavior

The Mask has dropped from Justice Ruth Ginsberg: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she doesn't want to conjure up the possibility of Donald Trump in the White House. "I can't imagine what the country would be -- with Donald Trump as our president," Ginsburg told The New York Times in an interview published … Continue reading My thanks to Justice Ginsburg for her unethical behavior

SCOTUS’s death blow to #NeverTrump or the Ruling on the Edge of Forever

Mr. Spock: This is how history went after McCoy changed it. Here, in the late 1930s. A growing pacifist movement whose influence delayed the United States' entry into the Second World War. While peace negotiations dragged on, Germany had time to complete its heavy-water experiments. Captain Kirk: Germany. Fascism. Hitler. They won the Second World … Continue reading SCOTUS’s death blow to #NeverTrump or the Ruling on the Edge of Forever

The Little Sisters Stalemate

My first thought when I heard about the unanimous decision not to make a decision by SCOTUS was the fact that with an election coming that the idea of a government fatwa against a bunch of nuns might not play well in certain swing states drove this move. (There is a reason why the MSM doesn't … Continue reading The Little Sisters Stalemate