Supreme Deniers

The justices of the United States Supreme Court this week became the world’s most august global warming sceptics. ... Global warming is by no means a settled issue, they made clear, suggesting it would be foolhardy to assume it was.A 5-4 split? What did the Liberals say in dissent? You'll have to RTWT.Copyright 2005-2019

Re-elect Cliff Taylor

Posting is going to be light this week, my son is getting married on the weekend and I've a got a long to-do list.Nevertheless, you should read about a lying attempt to defeat Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Cliff Taylor, and note that the players tried something similar when Barack Obama was on the Board… Continue reading Re-elect Cliff Taylor

Lawlessness in DC follows Supreme Court gun decision

The crimes are being committed by the DC government.D.C.’s Bad Joke: New Gun LawDC Rejects [Dick Heller's] Handgun ApplicationDick Heller is the man who brought the lawsuit against the District's 32-year-old ban on handguns. He was among the first in line Thursday morning to apply for a handgun permit.But when he tried to register his… Continue reading Lawlessness in DC follows Supreme Court gun decision

The Supremes sing "Freedom’s just another word for someone else to loose"

Kenneth Anderson, law professor at the Washington College of Law, American University, is also a member of the Hoover Institution Task Force on National Security and Law. He writes about the Boumediene decision here: Supreme Court Flexes Its Muscles in Boumediene Decision. Read the whole thing. ...Habeas at Guantanamo affirmed in principle. But developing actual… Continue reading The Supremes sing "Freedom’s just another word for someone else to loose"

Clear and present. Ignored.

Here's a prophecy I made yesterday that I'd rather have seen unfulfilled. However, if Obama's people are saying it, who among Boumediene's apologists will disagree? Anybody? Anybody...?Obama advisers say bin Laden can appeal to U.S. courtsBarack Obama's foreign policy advisers said Tuesday that Osama bin Laden, if captured, should be allowed to appeal his case… Continue reading Clear and present. Ignored.

Boumediene

Look, 5 years ago there were 660 guests at Gitmo. Today there are less than 270. Of the 390 released - that's released by the US military - 30 have either suicide bombed, been recaptured or have died while attacking (mostly) non-US citizen civilians. Those are the ones we know about. A rational guess would… Continue reading Boumediene

Obama and McCain are right. Close Guantanamo.

Blogging has been light lately for two reasons. First, I became a grandfather on Friday, June 6th. Second, as a result of storm damage in the Lansing area I've been without internet access since Saturday. But, onto the topic of this post's title.Today's SCOTUS decision to extend Constitutional protections to enemy combatants - foreign nationals… Continue reading Obama and McCain are right. Close Guantanamo.

Redress of grievances? Not quite.

George Will picks up on a theme The Other Club discussed here. We pointed out that shifting the debate to the question of how to appropriately systematize the violation of the First Amendment is not a victory for free speech.Will has hopes that when SCOTUS looks at this case it will begin to unravel the… Continue reading Redress of grievances? Not quite.