Archive for the ‘Kavanaugh’ Category

A Politicized FBI

October 5 | Posted by mrossol | FBI, Kavanaugh, The Left, US Constitution

Good analysis to help understand just how the FBI is designed to fit into “judicial reviews”. ========= WSJ 10/2/2018 By David B. Rivkin and Kristi Remington The bipartisan bonhomie occasioned by the reopening of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s background investigation dissipated quickly. By the weekend, Senate Democrats—who had demanded the investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation—were challenging its credibility, objecting to its scope and... Read more

Destroy the Judge

October 5 | Posted by mrossol | American Thought, Democrat Party, Kavanaugh, The Left

Very good piece. ===== WSJ 10/2/2018 William McGurn As malignant as were the campaigns against Supreme Court nominees Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas, even they didn’t face accusations as vile and unrelenting as the unsubstantiated charges against Brett Kavanaugh. Adding to the injustice is that the frenzy surrounding his nomination isn’t really about him. It’s about Roe v. Wade. The 1973 Supreme Court... Read more

The New McCarthyism?

October 5 | Posted by mrossol | American Thought, Kavanaugh, The Left, US Constitution

Much about which I disagree with Mr. Dershowitz, but I give him much credit for this piece. ====== WSJ 10/1/2018 Alan Dershowitz Until Judge Brett Kavanaugh was accused of horrible crimes—sexual assault, lewd conduct and even gang rape—his confirmation hearings could fairly, if not entirely accurately, be characterized as a “job interview.” The burden was on him to demonstrate his suitability to serve... Read more

Kavanaugh Attack is Un-American

September 27 | Posted by mrossol | American Thought, Democrat Party, Kavanaugh, Party Politics, The Left

Agree… === WSJ 9/27/2018     By Libby Locke A reputation is a fragile thing. Last week was a testament to that simple truth. Within hours of being accused of an unsubstantiated and uncorroborated three-decades old assault, Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s reputation as a highly respected jurist with an unblemished personal record was permanently damaged. Many rushed to declare Judge Kavanaugh guilty merely because he had... Read more