In a kinder, gentler time (read pre-Trump) the confirmation process for nominees to the US Supreme Court has been a mostly genteel procedure. In my lifetime there has been only one other hotly contested nominee, Robert Bork, who was nominated
Month: September 2018
Lindsey Graham’s Tirade Should Move Us All to the Polls in November.
THIS is one of MANY reasons Democrats must take back the Senate next month. They have all forgotten how they blocked Merrick Garland’s nomination for MONTHS and how they vowed to block ANY nomination put forward by Hilary Clinton, should she
With His Right-Wing Agenda Clearly Exposed, This Thin-Skinned Nominee Clearly Lacks the Judicial Temperament to Serve on the Supreme Court
Clearly lacking in judicial temperament, Kavanaugh unleashes an emotional, boo-hoo, poor me, blame the leftists and Democrats (explicitly singling out the Clintons!) for this shame on my family tirade in his opening statement that he admittedly wrote himself, without help or
NOW Would be a GREAT Time to Support Your Democratic Senator
In just over a month, thirty-three seats in the United States Senate are up for election. Of those, only 9 are held by Republicans, 24 are held by Democrats, many of whom are serving in red states. Some of them
Outside Counsel to Question Kavanaugh. Good Idea, or Not?
I’ll just tell you, right off the bat, I think it’s a GOOD idea. If you strongly disagree, you can stop reading here. If you want to know why, I’ll explain my reasoning. First off, I’m a lawyer, so I
Can Christine Blasey Ford Accomplish What Anita Hill Couldn’t?
In a Hail Mary play in the last seconds of the 4th quarter of the consideration of Brett Kavanaugh for appointment to the US Supreme Court, Democrats have thrown their entire pot of pasta against the wall hoping that something
QUALIFIED, BUT UNFIT.
This week, on Thursday, the United States Senate will bring to the floor the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Over the past several weeks, during his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the debate has raged
The 25th Amendment, Section 4: A High Performance Vehicle Without Wheels
Just this week, the Trump administration suffered yet two more “setbacks.” The publication of Bob Woodward’s new book, “FEAR,” and the publication of an anonymous op-ed piece in the New York Times by a highly placed official in the Trump
Lying in State: What Does it Mean and Who Has Done It?
Friday, the remains of Senator John McCain of Arizona lay in state in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol. The media has told us that only 30 others have been so honored. What does it mean to lie