Military Veteran Delegates Defend Denying Judgeship

The following is an op-ed penned by several members of the House of Delegates who are military veterans explaining their opposition to electing Tracy Thorne-Begland as a District Court Judge. Bad Judgment: Not the Stuff of Would-be Judges A key function of the General Assembly is to elect judges. Unlike other states, this task falls … More Military Veteran Delegates Defend Denying Judgeship

9th Circuit Appeals Court Upholds District Ruling Killing Prop 8

In other news, the sun sets in the west. Unless the appellants are masochistic enough to try en banc and let everyone in the 9th slap them down, this will head right to the Supremes, who I’m guessing will hear arguments this fall and rule at the end of the next term (summer 2013). I … More 9th Circuit Appeals Court Upholds District Ruling Killing Prop 8

Cuccinelli Requests Supreme Court Expedite Review Of Obamacare

Following the Florida ruling on Obamacare and the Senate vote on its repeal, Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli announced that he will file a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court requesting that they expedite review of the health care law pursuant to Rule 11 on the basis “that the case is of such imperative public importance … More Cuccinelli Requests Supreme Court Expedite Review Of Obamacare

Obama Nominates Judge for S. Ct. Who Doesn’t Understand Role of Courts

We first brought this up 3 weeks ago.  Now The Teleprompted One has gone ahead and nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Standing in her way — YouTube… Courts are the interpretive branch of government, NOT the policymaking branch — that would be the legislature. Hasn’t this woman ever at least watched School … More Obama Nominates Judge for S. Ct. Who Doesn’t Understand Role of Courts

The Only Reason McCain Is Giving Conservatives To Vote For Him.

Judges. John McCain on Friday described the decision by the Supreme Court to allow Guantánamo Bay prisoners to challenge their detention in US courts as “one of the worst decisions in the history of this country”. The Republican presidential candidate said he agreed with the four dissenting justices on the nine-member court that foreign fighters … More The Only Reason McCain Is Giving Conservatives To Vote For Him.

Mike Dukakabee – Constitution is a “living, breathing document”

Although Mike Dukakabee’s website states: I firmly believe that the Constitution must be interpreted according to its original meaning, and flatly reject the notion of a “living Constitution.” Just today while being interviewed on CNN, Dukakabee said that the Constitution is a “living, breathing document.” That’s right. The words straight from his own mouth. Words … More Mike Dukakabee – Constitution is a “living, breathing document”

Court Affirms Virginia’s Open Primaries Are Unconstitutional

(H/T Good Sense) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit handed down a ruling today in the case of Miller v. Brown affirming in full the decision by Judge Hudson of the U.S. Dist. Court for the Eastern Dist. of Virginia that the Commonwealth’s open primaries law is unconstitutional (at least with regard to … More Court Affirms Virginia’s Open Primaries Are Unconstitutional