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Fishing Through John Roberts Professional Records Is One Thing…

I had caught wind of questions being asked about John Roberts children last week, from the friend/associate circle of the family. And sure enough. See Drudge. What do a family’s adoption records have to do with a Supreme Court nomination? I know it’s August and D.C.ers get antsy. I know the Left is desperate. But how about a little decency? Besides being the right thing, it might moderate the insanity a little.

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Basta La Vista, Baby

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Betsy DeVos Strikes a Blow for the Constitution

The Department of Education has issued its long-awaited proposed regulations reforming sexual-assault adjudications on college campus. Not only will these rules restore basic due process and fairness to college tribunals, but they also — given how basic the changes are — highlight just how ridiculous ... Read More
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ABC News Makes a Serious Mistake

Today, across Twitter, I began to see a number of people condemning the Trump administration (and Betsy DeVos, specifically) for imposing a new definition of sexual assault on campus so strict that it would force women to prove that they were so harassed that they'd been chased off campus and couldn't return. ... Read More