Post Tagged with: "Senate Judiciary Committee"

November 27, 2013 04:00

Senate’s Catch 22

Obama and Senate Democrats have won, but America has lost.

June 30, 2010 05:10

Mr. Lead Paint buys a federal judgeship

Trial lawyer that contributed $694,000 to Democrats gets federal judgeship. That’s hope and change the Chicago way. The trial lawyers’ chief Washington voice is the American Association for Justice, dubbed a “Heavy Hitter” by OpenSecrets.org. The AAJ has given more than $31 million in federal campaign contributions in the last 20 years, 91 percent of which went to Democrats.

June 28, 2010 05:29

Republicans Won’t Rule Out Filibuster of Kagan Over Liberalism, Inexperence

Pointing out that Elena Kagan has the least amount of judicial experience of any Supreme Court nominee in the last 50 years, Sen. Jeff Sessions and other leading Republicans are not ruling out a Senate filibuster to block the nomination.

June 24, 2010 04:03

Supreme Court nominee Kagan and Sharia Law

Kagan remained silent when a Saudi donor put up $20 million dollars to establish a Center for Islamic Studies that cleared the way for the promotion of Sharia Law – a Muslim theology that many believe embraces repression and sexism.

June 14, 2010 04:39

Dems Swallow Hook, Party Line, and Stinker

We sat in stunned silence, watching a miscarriage of justice occur before our very eyes as the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Robert Chatigny’s nomination out of committee on a party line vote of 11 to 7. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) was present, but declined to vote. So now Robert Chatigny, defender of sexual sadists, rapists, and murderers, will get a Senate floor vote.

June 7, 2010 10:12

Obama seeks judges with ’empathy’ but what about justice?

Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans question Judge Chatigny (nominated to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals) on his empathy for, and his actions to keep the “Roadside Strangler” off death row.

April 10, 2010 11:10

Looming Supreme Court Battle May Derail Obama’s Socialist Agenda

The upcoming confirmation battle during an election year all but guarantees that his ambitious socialist legislative agenda will grind to a halt.

April 7, 2010 10:07

Benedict Arlen Specter bribed by Harry Reid to switch parties

“The arrangement I had with Reid [D-Nev.] is that I would have the same seniority as if I had been elected as a Democrat in 1980,” Specter said in an interview with The Hill. “I would be behind [Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick] Leahy [D-Vt.], and when he moved up to chairman of Appropriations, I would move to chairman of Judiciary.”

March 25, 2010 01:05

Holder Holding by a Thread

It seems the mix of Holder’s political views with his legal ideology, and even his advocacy sentiments, cloud his judgment to such an extent that Americans have lost all trust in his abilities to protect America’s interests and keep us safe.