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

U.S. v. Microsoft

The ongoing conflict between an individual’s privacy and the public interest heads to the U.S. Supreme Court when the justices hear oral arguments in a lawsuit in which Microsoft refuses to turn over data in a drug case. The U.S. Constitution does not include the actual word privacy, but the Fourth Amendment, which prevents illegal … Continue reading U.S. v. Microsoft

A Trojan Horse at the Supreme Court

In Gill v. Whitford, democrats are challenging Wisconsin’s congressional district map, claiming that the Republican majority redrew the lines in an unconstitutional way back in 2010. The Constitution permits states to determine legislative districts, thus it is a legislative function. However, since Democrats haven’t won what they consider enough seats in Congress (i.e., all of … Continue reading A Trojan Horse at the Supreme Court

How Nice of Democrats to Kill Two Birds with one Stone for Trump

As of this writing the first real threat to the winning streak of Donald Trump has come up, namely the stalling of the house Obamacare repeal/replace bill. As I've not read the bill I'll leave it to others at my site to debate its merits but the actual problem is spitting the difference between what … Continue reading How Nice of Democrats to Kill Two Birds with one Stone for Trump

The Supreme Court Agenda

Two words: Supreme Court. That’s why many people voted for Donald Trump. Trump should have the opportunity to replace at least three justices on the court over the next four years, including the Scalia vacancy, possibly the irritating Darth Vader Ginsburg and the wobbly Anthony Kennedy. It’s conceivable that liberal Stephen Breyer might call it … Continue reading The Supreme Court Agenda

Eight is enough… justices

Voices on the left were furious when John McCain suggested that Republicans in the Senate would block any nominees by Hillary Clinton if she becomes President. He walked back that particular talking point very quickly because he's John McCain. According to The New American: To no one’s surprise, Senator John McCain (R-Ariz) quickly backtracked on … Continue reading Eight is enough… justices

Worried about the Court? Then worry about the Senate

I suspect that those of us who find Trump & Hillary equally unacceptable are going to be voted off the conservative island before this election's over. I'm being harangued by perfectly nice people saying "butbutbut HILLARY!!", along with what's supposed to be the clincher: "Supreme Court!" An awful prospect, to be sure. The thing is, … Continue reading Worried about the Court? Then worry about the Senate

The Most Frightening Words I’ve Read Today

Scrooge:Speak comfort to me , Jacob Marley's Ghost:I have none to give Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol With all that is going on in the race for the GOP nomination conservatives need something to reassure them that things will be ok. "REPORT: Obama to announce Supreme Court nominee at 11 a.m. If Mitch McConnell keeps … Continue reading The Most Frightening Words I’ve Read Today

Antonin Scalia, 1936-2016

by baldilocks Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, died today in Texas while on a hunting trip. Texas Governor Greg Abbott: He was the solid rock who turned away so many attempts to depart from and distort the Constitution. We mourn his passing, and we pray that his successor on the Supreme Court will take … Continue reading Antonin Scalia, 1936-2016

Gay marriage: Another reason Muslims may want to reconsider emigrating to America

By John Ruberry Like it or not, same-sex marriage is the law of the land. As a conservative with libertarian leanings, I favored civil unions for gays for years, in essence, marriage in all but name. What is now called traditional marriage reaches back into pre-history--social norms should not be thrown overboard so quickly. As … Continue reading Gay marriage: Another reason Muslims may want to reconsider emigrating to America

Let the SCOTUS look to Baltimore & that Solitary Black Mother on Gay Marriage

Lt. Kaminsky: You wanted confirmation, Captain? Take a look! There’s your confirmation! Tora Tora Tora 1970 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. Luke 21:33 Yesterday while most of the country was watching Baltimore the Supreme Court heard arguments to decide if the definition of marriage that had endured … Continue reading Let the SCOTUS look to Baltimore & that Solitary Black Mother on Gay Marriage

A Supreme Disgrace

When Moses had written down this law, he entrusted it to the levitical priests who carry the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and to all the elders of Israel, giving them this order: "On the feast of Booths, at the prescribed time in the year of relaxation which comes at the end of … Continue reading A Supreme Disgrace

Cheering for Rebecca Friedrichs

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  I noted with some interest this week the suit between a California teacher and her union; Rebecca Friedrichs and ten of her colleagues are suing the NEA and its affiliate, the California Teachers Association to “obtain freedom from compelled support for unionism.”  Alec Torres wrote about this suit in December: … Continue reading Cheering for Rebecca Friedrichs

The MSM tries to Vatican II the Hobby Lobby Decision

If you turn to any liberal site or cable channel a ton of talk is being given to the dissent of Justice Ginsburg It's quite a switch from what they were saying about her a few months ago: TPM: Top Liberal Scholar Calls On Justice Ginsburg To Resign National Review: Justice Ginsburg Resign Already Daily … Continue reading The MSM tries to Vatican II the Hobby Lobby Decision