Archives for: June 2009
By Carole on Jun 30, 2009
The Obama administration wants a leftist leader with no respect for his country's constitution to be saved from the rule of law. Gee I wonder why. Honduran President Mel Zelaya's efforts to move his country away from its constitutional government and toward a fascist state with Zelaya as chief fascist were blocked when the Honduran Supreme Court, Attorney General and military all did their constitutional duty. As they prevented Zelaya's attempted power grab, our cool and detached President Obama suddenly decided "meddling" wasn't such a bad idea after all.
By Guest Blogger on Jun 30, 2009
Too often the great legal abstractions involved in a Supreme Court decision obscure the basic human drama at the core of the case. Amid the frenzied and breathless analysis of today's High Court ruling on affirmative action, reverse discrimination, and disparate impact is a very basic and compelling story of one very tenacious man's fight to get something he rightfully and fairly earned with immense sweat, struggle, and toil.
By Carole on Jun 29, 2009
Equality under the law won over judicial empathy today. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a group of men in New Haven Connecticut who worked hard to earn promotions according to the rules set forth by their employer and were then denied said promotions because of race. Not much of a news making story except for the fact that the men discriminated against are white. And the decision the high court overturned in their ruling was made, in part, by current Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. And the decision was based on the rule of law not President Obama's preferred criteria of empathy for the litigants.
By Carole on Jun 28, 2009
"We are looking to...sit down and talk to the Iranians and offer them two paths. And one brings them back into the community of nations, and the other has some very stark consequences," so says David Axelrod, President Obama's top adviser. (source) Stage a fraudulent election, ban any semblance of a free press, violently quash a political protest by beating, imprisoning and murdering your own people and the Obama administration will invite you to tea. How utterly civilized and how completely repulsive.
By Carole on Jun 27, 2009
While the complicit mainstream media was distracting the American people with wall-to-wall coverage of the death of a has-been pop-star, the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives was passing what Representative Mike Pence (R-Indiana) said "amounts to the largest tax increase in American history under the guise of climate change."