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John Vile put it this way: Whereas officers in some dictatorships pledge personal allegiance to their leaders, American officers, like the President himself, pledge first and foremost to uphold the Constitution of the United States. In this way, they affirm that the rule of law is superior to the...
I just re-wrote the blurb at the top right of the page ("ABOUT CONFIRMTHEM").
There's some discussion at the end of this September 3, 2009 video about attire of the female justices. It probably wouldn't matter much if the justices were to show up in transparent robes (or birthday suits), but still there's some merit in plain black robes without frills. That tradition of...
Looks like this site was down for several days, but is back up now.
Ted Kennedy was a champion of civil rights for minorities, for which he generally deserves praise. He fought hard against both real injustice as well as perceived injustice, and (alas) supported unlimited use of judicial means to achieve policy ends. Both Ted and his sister Eunice carried on the...
The Weekly Standard blog has a post titled, "Schumer Preparing for Nuclear Option to Ram Through Health-Care Bill." That blog post seems somewhat speculative, and Schumer hasn't explicity threatened it. Meanwhile, Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute has some comments about the Sotomayor...
I suppose that some people (not me!) will now question Justice Sotomayor's legitimacy as a member of the Supreme Court, due to what they allege is President Obama's dubious eligibility. Here's what Andrew Sullivan wrote on July 29 about this: It is our job to demand all the evidence we want or...
Looks like Judge Sotomayor will be confirmed today by the Senate. Of the 40 GOP Senators, 31 oppose, eight support (Alexander, Bond, Collins, Graham, Gregg, Lugar, Martinez, and Snowe), and one has not announced (Voinovich). Click on the name of any of the GOP Senators for their...
Sen. John McCain's statement is here. It's a very thoughtful and persuasive explanation. I've posted links to statements by other GOP senators here. Hat Tip: Bench Memos. read more