Elena Kagan has been selected by President Obama to be Justice Stevens’ successor. As is to be expected from a decision by an exceptionally liberal President, conservatives and Republicans are raising their eyebrows and the pundits are asking the usual questions. The questions under scrutiny, naturally, are her qualifications, her breadth of experience on the [...]
“Buckle up — let’s get some stuff done,” one White House staffer said Obama’s response will be in the event of a Brown victory today in Massachusetts. Politico reports:
President Barack Obama plans a combative response if, as White House aides fear, Democrats lose Tuesday’s special Senate election in Massachusetts, close advisers say.
“This is not a [...]
Slowly and mostly unnoticed by the major news media, the air has been going out of the global warming balloon. Global temperatures stopped rising a few years ago, much to the dismay of the climate campaigners. The U.N.’s upcoming Copenhagen conference–which was supposed to yield a binding greenhouse gas emissions reduction treaty as a successor [...]