From the daily archives:

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Support for Sotomayor Slipping

July 9, 2009

Support for Sonia Sotomayor has slipped since the Supreme Court overturned her in the New Haven firefighters case, according to a recent Rasmussen poll.  Speaking of which, GOP Senators are apparently capitalizing on that case, calling two of the affected firefighters to testify before the Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings.  Americans by and large are against [...]

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Boxer Places Cap and Trade on Back Burner

July 9, 2009

The Cap and Trade Bill has been put on the back-burner in the Senate, and will not be taken up in committee until after the Congressional August recess.  Barbara Boxer, who had originally pledged to wrap up the committee work before the recess, has changed her tune (possibly because Robert Byrd has announced that he [...]

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A Snapshot of Two Polls

July 9, 2009

It’s the first full week of July and there are some political trends worth checking out.  Usually the summer is very slow news time since so many people are on vacation or otherwise busy enjoying what summer has to offer.  However, with Cap-and-Trade, Obamacare, and Tea Parties galore, both June and July have already been [...]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Abortion as Eugenics

July 9, 2009

Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave an interview with the New York Times, which will be published in this Sunday’s New York Times magazine.  A portion of the interview is already available online.  In the interview, Ginsburg makes a rather incredible claim about the purpose, in her mind, of the landmark Roe V. Wade decision. JUSTICE GINSBURG: [...]

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GOP Stimulus Ad Makes The Point

July 9, 2009

With Obama’s approval ratings now hovering at about 50% and the economy continuing to flounder, the Republicans have a real opportunity to score some political points.  As pointed out previously, the first stimulus package is a complete disaster, and Democrats are worried, so much so that they are considering a second stimulus.  Well, the GOP [...]

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