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Judicial Activism

The Insidious Redefining of Judicial Activism

April 3, 2012

Barack Obama lashed out at the supreme court yesterday (based on what some speculate is a leak from his former Solicitor General, Elena Kagan, that the court has found some or all of the bill unconstitutional), stating that the overturning of ObamaCare would be an act of judicial activism.  Now, either Obama does not understand judicial activism, or [...]

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Sotomayor is Confirmed

August 7, 2009

With a 68-31 vote (Teddy “Fins” Kennedy was too ill to vote) the US Senate voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor the 111th Supreme Court Justice.  Nine RINOs, Lindsey Graham among them, added their votes to 59 Dems.   She’s also the third woman and (I’m not sure if anyone knows about this) she’s the first Latina on the court!  I [...]

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Cynthia Tucker: Racism and Sexism Behind Opposition to Sotomayor

July 18, 2009

In her most recent column in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Cynthia Tucker argues that conservative opposition to Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court is racially motivated.  Normally such an assertion would cause thinking people to simply roll their eyes and move on to something a little more intellectual like TMZ, Politico or Meghan McCain’s [...]

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Judicial Malpractice – Gay Marriage in Connecticut

October 10, 2008

The Connecticut State Supreme Court has ruled in a 4-3 decision that Gay Marriages are now legal in the state.  Connecticut becomes the third state to allow Gay marriage, after Massachusetts and California.  If one glances at the current landscape, not a single U.S. State Legislative Body or single ballot initiative in the country has [...]

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Gay Marriage in California

May 15, 2008

In a blatant example of judicial activism, the California Supreme Court today voted 4-3 to overturn the will of the people in order to impose gay marriage on the Golden State.  If McCain nor Congressional Republicans won’t jazz up the conservative base, this should!  Marriage issues, cultural issues, judicial activism, court appointments, etc. are all [...]

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