Author: Tamara Jackson

Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Winsome Confirmation Hearing Opening Statement (Video)

Candidate Trump played an ace card when he released the list of probable U.S. Supreme Court nominees: many Republicans and Independents, and even some Libertarians, who were hesitant to endorse or vote for the wealthy businessman with no conservative track record, took notice with the list of constructionist jurists. Though skepticism was rampant, that list stirred up new winds in the sails of a surprisingly successful bid for the presidency. Releasing the list was an unbelievably savvy move. But some doubts remained. Would President-Elect Trump keep his promise and fill the seat vacated by the untimely death of the...

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According to the Boorish Dems, What Are Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Sins?

On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Committee commenced with the Committee “Nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States” hearings. Judge Gorsuch gave his moving opening statement. That was the high point, as the Tenth Circuit Court Appellate Judge communicated his seriousness, gratefulness and humbled heart. With a face open, devoid of any avarice, he thanked the committee, his wife, family, and colleagues. Gorsuch’s overt thankfulness was deeply touching. And that extreme thankfulness rendered his apparent brilliance quite approachable. But, on day two it quickly became equally apparent that...

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Duane’s Journey: Some Encouragement for the Next Adventure

Duane Patterson is known to the nation as @Radioblogger or Generalissimo, Hugh Hewitt’s able and much-maligned producer. But to a bunch of friends across the nation called The Tribbles, Duane’s a friend and great guy. Duane informed us on his 7/27 Aftershow that the cancer, first diagnosed in 2012, and twice beaten, was back. To be precise, the Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma was back. Here is the full explanation: After the news had soaked in, the only appropriate response was a recording of encouragement, humor and well-wishes from a gaggle of Duane’s friends, many of whom are Tribbles. Our...

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Expert at West Point Think Tank Warns of the “Violent Far-Right”

  West Point has a fine and storied tradition: President Thomas Jefferson signed legislation establishing the military academy in 1802.    The same Thomas Jefferson who often repeated the John Bradshaw quote: Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God. And the same Thomas Jefferson who wrote: When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. West Point created the Combating Terrorism Center after the events of 9/11, in an effort to prepare cadets for the new and dangerous environment of suicidal enemies and thwart future attacks. Sounds good and noble, and in the context of West Point should be well-founded. However, Dr. Arie Perliger,...

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Speaks about Militant Islam

Israeli Prime Minister spoke forthrightly about the critical dangers of militant Islam. “I come here from Jerusalem to speak on behalf of my people, the people of Israel. I’ve come here to speak about the dangers we face, and about the opportunities we seek. I’ve come here to expose the brazen lies spoken from this podium.” “…our hopes and the world’s hopes for peace are in danger, because everywhere we look Militant Islam is on the march.” “For the militant Islamist, all politics is global, because their ultimate goal is to dominate the world! Now that threat might seem exaggerated...

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