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Plessy v Ferguson

Souter: Originalism is “Unrealistic”

June 20, 2010

Writing for the American Thinker, Lawrence J. Siskind makes a great point about getting to know a Supreme Court candidate (like Elena Kagan) well before confirmation because afterward it’s simply too late.  His case in point:  David Souter’s recent Harvard commencement address last May. Bush 41 nominated and 90 Senators confirmed David Souter in 1990 [...]

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Perry Pushes the 10th

April 14, 2009

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) took a bold step which is just getting press this week:  the right of a state to reject federal money which has strings attached that will be harmful to that state’s economic well-being.  Perry’s justification for his support of HCR 50 is the states’ rights amendment to the US Constitution, [...]

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