Chuck Schumer’s Own Words Prove His Filibuster Was Nonsense
As he took his last stand against confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court yesterday, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer defended Democrats’ filibuster on remarkably shaky grounds:
When our body politics is veering too far to the right or …
Clarence Thomas needs to speak more. Not for his benefit. For America’s.
This is the justice’s twenty-fifth year on the Supreme Court. He is famously reticent. Not only on the bench, where in February he shocked the media …
Roger Ailes, Bill Cosby, and the Myth of the ‘Anita Hill Moment’
America, we’re told, is “approaching another Anita Hill moment.” Or so say the New York Times and legions of commentators breathlessly reporting the latest details about former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes’s alleged sexual harassment. When combined with …
I had a little word about Scalia — actually, told a story — but I want to say a bit more. First, I need to talk about Irving Kristol.
When he passed away, I said what he had meant to …
‘The Ignorant Freakout over Clarence Thomas’
Today, I wrote about the Left’s bizarre reaction to the Clarence Thomas dissent in Obergefell. Rarely have so many people been so unhinged by the idea that we have inherent rights and dignity.
Justice Thomas’s Dissent in the Brumfield Death-Penalty Case Shows Sympathy for the Victim, Not Her Killer
We suspect that death-penalty opponents will be largely silent as the case of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old racist who gunned down nine people in a Bible-study class on Wednesday, goes through the court system. His horrendous crime cries out for …
The Latest Shameful Accusation Against Justice Thomas
On Thursday, National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle reported that Alaska lawyer Moira Smith recently claimed on Facebook that nearly 20 years ago, in 1999, Justice Clarence Thomas touched her buttocks at a dinner party. To say that Smith’s account raises …
Clarence Thomas: Disappeared by the Smithsonian
What is the Smithsonian Institution?
It is a depository of national treasures and a national treasure in and of itself. It is the world’s largest system of museums — 19 museums, nine research centers, 138 million items in the archive, etc. — …
Justice Thomas’s Questions
George Leef speaks loud and clear in his latest Forbes column on Justice Thomas’s pertinent and penetrating questions from the bench the other day. Along the way, Mr. Leef puts liberal critics of Justice Thomas in their place, explains the …
Schlock Social Science vs. Justice Thomas
The New York Times’ formidable Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak seems to have an appetite for schlock social science.
In an article last Thursday, Liptak reported that “linguistic software” had supposedly discovered that majority opinions written by Justice Thomas “contain …
The Ignorant Freakout over Clarence Thomas
Who knew that inherent rights are a political bombshell?
Justice Clarence Thomas set off a controversy in his dissent in the Supreme Court’s gay-marriage decision by reciting core American beliefs about the innate dignity and rights of all persons, …
New TV Ad for Cain: ‘A High-Tech Lynching’
A pugnacious new ad from the Cain team:
The ad explicitly compares Cain and his recent controversy to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
I am told the plan is to get on TV in Iowa next week with it and …