It can be summed up in this little quote:
Democrats are looking ahead to expanded power.
I am so not looking forward to the next 4 years.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court and a moderate conservative who often cast the key decisive vote, announced her retirement on Friday, setting the stage for a major political battle over her successor.
The battle lines have been drawn for some time – a conservative majority without backbone versus an obstructionist liberal minority. The fight won’t be pretty – it’s not about just replacing 1 vacant seat. It’s about abortion, eminent domain, affirmative action, freedom of religion, judicial activism, gay marriage and free speech. It’s about everything.
Bush will, of course, appoint a conservative who the Democrats will denounce as “extreme”, then draw out the confirmation process and do their best to tarnish the reputation of the nominee. By the time the Democrats finish with their grandstanding, you will think the nominee ate their own grandmother.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
Links for today, from heavy to light. If you just want the goofy stuff, start from the bottom and work your way up.
- David Limbaugh says conservatives are tired of judicial activism and it’s time to invoke the “nuclear option.”
- Tom Delay agrees that judges are out of control.
- Lawsuits challenging Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage were dismissed.
- Secularists are protesting the lowering of flags to half staff in honor of Pope John Paul II.
- The Wesley Blog notices the trend away from the very necessary “born-again” conversion.
- Mae Magouirk of LaGrange, Georgia, is being staved to death, in spite of a living will that says Mae wants food and water. (via PoliPundit)
- The Cookie Monster goes on a health-kick, goes on a health-kick, preferring eggplant over cookies.
- Make Your Own SuperHero (via Pamibe)
There. Now my brain is full.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 2 so far )