Writing in The Week, Ryan Cooper calls Judge Barrett “a hard-line social conservative who has suggested that paper money, West Virginia, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Social Security Administration are all possibly unconstitutional.” If that sounds weird, it’s a good sign that the matter bears some more scrutiny. What Barrett wrote, in a co-authored law-review article,
The Democrats cheered another victory on Tuesday after officials in North Carolina agreed to accept late ballots up until November 12 and to establish ballot drop off stations (ballot harvesting). The Democrats in Nevada, Michigan and Pennsylvania have also passed similar measures in order to steal the election. The Democrat-media complex is using the Coronavirus
Topics in this post: Music Sugarcane Jane American rock duo Sugarcane Jane just released a new song centered on the violence erupting in American cities. The rock ‘n roll pair features Neil Young guitarist Anthony Crawford and his wife, Savana. “Waking Up America,” from the couple’s new album Ruffled Feathers; Songs in the Key of
(anyaberkut/iStock/Getty Images Plus) Some left-wingers aren’t waiting for Judge Amy Barrett to be nominated to the Supreme Court to start attacking her. The attacks over the last few days have been steeped in anti-Catholicism, other types of bigotry, and lazy error. A headline at the left-wing website Refinery29 called her “the Potential RBG Replacement Who
Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appeals judge for nearly three years, is a frontrunner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death Friday of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In an interview Monday morning with “Fox & Friends” on Fox News Channel and again Monday night in a speech in Ohio, President Donald Trump
The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., July 2, 2020 (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) As we wait for Donald Trump to announce his pick to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, there has been some division on the right over the most prudent course of action for the GOP
What is truly at stake this November? Forty-two days out, it is time all Americans examine this question. If President Trump wins a second term, but the House remains in the Democrats control and Republicans lose the US Senate – successful impeachment is a given. Under that same scenario with the variation that Republicans win
The highest court in Maine decided on Tuesday to allow use of ranked-choice voting for the first time in a presidential race. In 2018, Maine allowed ranked-choice voting statewide so the Democrats pushed for it to apply to a presidential race too. Republicans opposed ranked-choice voting and launched a citizens’ initiative petition in an effort
Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential campaign. (Jim Bourg/Reuters) Bret Stephens’s new column is “An Open Letter to Mitt Romney.” In it, Stephens advises Romney not to support President Trump’s forthcoming nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, arguing that it would be “bad for the country,” “bad for the party,”
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 11, 2018 (Erin Schaff/Reuters) If, as many report, the two most likely candidates to be President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court are Amy Comey Barrett and Barbara Lagoa, it is likely that a lot of legal minds are reviewing the questionnaires Barrett and Lagoa submitted as
On Monday’s MSNBC Live with Katy Tur, the show acted as an informercial for Democrats as Tur devoted a segment to environmental alarmists Michael Mann of Pennsylvania State University and Eileen O’Connor of the Rockefeller Foundation. After Mann advised viewers to “vote for politicians who are willing to do something about this problem,” and twice talked
The Democrat activists were back out shutting down highway traffic recently. Drone footage captured the communists pointing guns at drivers at previous Breonna Taylor ‘protest’. Advertisement – story continues below Hat Tip Ed drone footage of communists pointing guns at drivers at previous Breonna Taylor ‘protest’ pic.twitter.com/6apZ0NYDlm — #WhiteoutWednesday (@CommiesLmao) September 22, 2020 TRENDING: Unhinged
Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another great lineup for the news of the day! The show will be streamed on Hot Air’s Facebook page and embedded here and on the show page for those who are not on Facebook. Join us as we welcome: Andrew Malcolm joins us for Tuesdays
Senator Josh Hawley (R, Mo.) appears on Fox News (via YouTube) Senator Josh Hawley on Monday doubled down on his call for the Senate to confirm a Supreme Court justice who believes that Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide, was wrongly decided. “For years Republican senators have promised that they
Attorney General William Barr — joined by former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, first daughter Ivanka Trump, and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) — announced at a roundtable event on Monday that the Department of Justice would be awarding more than $100 million to help combat human trafficking. The grant money will be given to
The Department of Justice (DOJ) may now be one step closer to bringing down Google’s massive empire. The DOJ is expected to brief state attorneys general on plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google as early as this week, according to sources cited in The Washington Post. The antitrust investigation was opened last year,
The anchors of CNN’S New Day made it quite clear what their thoughts were on the potential nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: They aren’t pleased. Rather than discuss her credentials or her ability to serve on the highest court in the land, they took the opportunity to bash her views on abortion, ObamaCare, and other social issues.
Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pa., September 20, 2020. (Mark Makela/Reuters) Joe Biden, in a one-on-one interview with WBAY in Manitowoc, Wis., yesterday: Question: If Trump’s Supreme Court pick goes through, but you win the election, Democrats take over Senate and maintain the
US Marshals recovered 35 children as part of a joint law enforcement operation. The children were located and recovered in Cleveland, Euclid, Akron, Mansfield, Columbus, Miami, Florida and other cities throughout Ohio. 35 missing and endangered children, between the ages of 13 and 18, were recovered during Operation Safety Net in the Cleveland, OH. area.
UPDATE: Romney sides with the Constitution. It would be quite the historical footnote if Mitt Romney ending up sinking the chance to replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with an originalist by embracing a concocted norm and, thereby siding with Joe Biden, who once told voters that Romney was going to put black Americans “back in chains.”
A bad look, especially as Trump’s schedule becomes more active. The president did two events yesterday in Ohio and has another today in Pennsylvania. He’ll be in Florida on Thursday and back in Pennsylvania on Saturday night. Joe calling it a day at 9 a.m. seems … what’s the word I’m looking for? Ah, right.
Writer Leo Guinan went viral after sharing a personal, anti-Trump anecdote Friday on Medium, revealing that he told his mother and father that they would have to choose between having a Trump 2020 sign in their front yard and seeing their son and grandchildren. Guinan received heavy pushback over the piece, and, admitting that he
The Big Three continue to prove themselves to be just obsessed with defeating President Donald Trump, rather than doing their jobs and reporting good news when it comes. A shocking new Axios report hit yesterday with news that Wall Street is saying that “the recession is over,” and that economic forecasts are now “showing sustained
Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at the Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry in Manitowoc, Wis., September 21, 2020. (Mark Makela/Reuters) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Monday refused to say whether he would reject Democrats’ calls to add more members to the Supreme Court if Republicans move forward
Now that it’s clear that Mitch McConnell can deliver a floor vote for the next Supreme Court nominee, what’s the next step? First, Donald Trump will announce his pick on Saturday, as he announced on Twitter this morning: I will be announcing my Supreme Court Nominee on Saturday, at the White House! Exact time TBA.
Guest post by Aaron Maté, RealClearInvestigations and republished by permission Part 2 of a two-article analysis (Part 1 here). Above, Julian Assange. Like the Special Counsel’s team before it, the Senate Intelligence Committee passed up an interview with the WikiLeaks founder. The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s fifth and final Russia report has been widely greeted
You may recall CNN anchor Don Lemon telling Democrats that the riots needed to stop. His reasoning was purely political in cautioning the party leaders. He noted the riots were showing up in the polling, and it was negatively affecting Democrats. There must have been some data for what Lemon
The U.S. flag at half mast in front of the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Washington, D.C., September 19, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Progressives no longer think our institutions and constitutional structures are legitimate. Constitutional revolution is going mainstream. After delivering lectures about political norms for the entirety of
Alternate mainstream media headline, inspired by our colleague Guy Benson: Mitt Romney suddenly reverts to previous status as a dog-torturing venture capitalist. Or, alternate alternate headline, via Politico: Cocaine Mitch wins again. Sen. Mitt Romney said he would support a floor vote on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court, essentially clinching consideration of Trump’s nominee this year despite
One team down, four to go. They neutered the Redskins, who now go about as the Washington Football team. Who’s next? Simon Moya-Smith called for the renaming of the Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Blackhawks, Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves to prevent the “dehumanization and commodification of an entire race of people.” In an article published