Archive for May, 2005

Lindsey Graham: Traitor?

Friday, May 20th, 2005

Sen. Lindsey Graham is now at the center of negotiations to avoid a confrontation on the constitutional option. Once again, any compromise that would maintain the filibusters in any way, shape or form for judicial confirmation is unacceptable. Graham is from the deep red state of South Carolina and has no excuse whatsoever for even […]

Avoid the Trap

Thursday, May 19th, 2005

Sean Rushton is reporting that Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) has proposed a “compromise” that would seem at first glance to be a full surrender by the DemocRATS. In fine Clintonesque fashion the alleged deal would allow votes on all of the President’s current nominees but maintain the filibuster for “extreme circumstances”. This phrase essentially means […]

Let’s Get It On

Tuesday, May 17th, 2005

Tomorrow, Senate Majority “Leader” (TBD) Bill Frist will bring to the floor Judge Priscilla Owen, the first of those who were filibustered during the last Congress. Others have stated on various websites the importance of this issue. (My favorite:
To Recap:
For the first time in history during President George W. Bush’s first term, the Democrats […]