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  • Classic Takes: How The Federalist Society Betrayed Conservatives

    01/24/2024 2:49:38 PM PST · by CFW · 51 replies
    Emerald Robinson’s The Right Way ^ | 1/24/24 | Emerald Robison
    Author’s Note: In light of the Supreme Court’s disastrous and unconstitutional decision to support the Biden regime’s border invasion in the Texas “razor wire” case, it seemed to be the right time to revisit this article from 2021 which explained to conservative voters how our “hand-picked” conservative judges betrayed us during the post-Trump years. It seems a hundred years have passed since President Trump picked Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court and started what was supposed to be the Great Conservative Years of the Trump Era. Long after the Donald left...
  • NEW: Colorado Secretary of State Changes Course, Puts Donald Trump Back on the Primary Ballot

    01/05/2024 9:17:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/05/2024 | Bonchie
    After nearly three weeks of hand-wringing from all sides, Donald Trump is back on the Colorado primary ballot. The news was announced by Jena Griswold, Colorado's Secretary of State, on Friday evening, claiming that the Supreme Court's acceptance of the case was the catalyst for the reversal. See: Colorado Supreme Court Votes to Boot Trump off the Ballot Using the 14th AmendmentColorado’s 2024 Presidential primary ballot is certified. The United States Supreme Court has accepted the case, and Donald Trump will appear on the ballot as a result.— Jena Griswold (@JenaGriswold) January 5, 2024This represents a major reversal for Griswold...
  • If Democrats Criminalize Opposition And Cripple The Court, Democracy Is Dead: Only if a critical mass of Americans ‘know what time it is’ will there be any hope of combating this onslaught.

    08/28/2023 8:48:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/28/2023 | Ben Weingarten
    Only if a critical mass of Americans ‘know what time it is’ will there be any hope of combating this onslaught.Democrats are seeking to land a one-two punch to cement their control of America today and for generations to come: Criminalize the political opposition and cripple the last authority to which the opposition might appeal in defense of its rights.This is one way to understand two running lines of attack that may appear independent but are inextricably intertwined.Criminalizing the OppositionThe first consists of the unprecedented, Soviet show trial-style “show me the man and I’ll show you the crime” “cases” conjured...
  • First Amendment claim struck down in Project Veritas case focused on diary of Biden’s daughter

    12/26/2023 6:34:35 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    AP ^ | 12 26 2023 | LARRY NEUMEISTER
    Criminal prosecutors may soon get to see over 900 documents pertaining to the alleged theft of a diary belonging to President Joe Biden’s daughter after a judge rejected the conservative group Project Veritas’ First Amendment claim. Attorney Jeffrey Lichtman said on behalf of the nonprofit Monday that attorneys are considering appealing last Thursday’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan. In the written decision, the judge said the documents can be given to investigators by Jan. 5. The documents were produced from raids that were authorized in November 2021. Electronic devices were also seized from the residences of...
  • House Judiciary Seeks Documents From Jack Smith Over Trump Cases

    12/23/2023 8:25:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/23/2023 | Catherine Yang
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and House Subcommittee on Crime and Federal Government Surveillance Chairman Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) have demanded documents from special counsel Jack Smith seeking information about his investigation of former President Donald Trump, and threatening a subpoena if the Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to ignore similar requests they submitted earlier this year."Based on publicly available information, the Committee has significant concerns about your commitment to evenhanded justice," the House Republicans wrote on Thursday in a letter to the special counsel.Mr. Jordan and Mr. Biggs are asking for documents, including communications between the special counsel...
  • 2007 FBI Investigation Resurfaces – A Biden Is Clearly Heard on the Tapes (audio and transcript)

    12/18/2023 8:04:21 AM PST · by bitt · 7 replies
    Out of all the topics the Joe Biden White House didn’t want to see in Sunday’s Washington Post, this had to be up there on the list. The capital city’s newspaper of record published recordings Sunday of President Joe Biden’s brother, James, engaged in scoring off his famous last name during the late 1990s. The fact that the recordings were made by FBI investigators couldn’t have made things easier in the Biden household either. The Post article was headlined “James Biden’s dealmaking caught on FBI tapes in unrelated bribery probe,” and just the words alone had to be unsettling at...
  • FBI Bribery Probe Tapes Recorded James Biden in 2008

    12/18/2023 5:11:46 AM PST · by Red Badger · 10 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Monday, December 18, 2023 | Monday, December 18, 2023
    The House Oversight investigation into President Joe Biden and his family's influence-peddling schemes digs all the way back to ties to the late-’90s big tobacco settlement, including James Biden's deal-working caught on FBI tapes in an unrelated 2008 bribery scheme. James Biden's deal-making getting picked up on FBI tapes in 2008, as The Washington Post reported Sunday, are resurfacing amid the House Oversight investigation and the official impeachment inquiry. Mississippi trial attorney Richard Scruggs admitted to paying James and Sara Biden's "consulting firm" $100,000 to help grease the wheels for the Senate to pass a 1997 big tobacco law that...
  • Senate staffer who allegedly filmed public sex in Congress ousted from Ben Cardin’s office

    12/16/2023 10:30:05 AM PST · by Avalon Memories · 131 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/16/2023 | Jon Levine
    A US Senate staffer allegedly caught filming himself having sex in a Judiciary Committee hearing room has been fired, Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) said on X. “Aidan Maese-Czeropski is no longer employed by the U.S. Senate. We will have no further comment on this personnel matter,” a Cardin spokeswoman told The Post. Maese-Czeropski, a 24-year-old legislative aide, posted video of himself...with another man on a public X account. His face was clearly visible according to The Spectator, which first broke the story Friday. The roughly eight seconds of intercourse took place in the same room where nominees to the Supreme...
  • Republicans go off on Dick Durbin over Senate Judiciary shenanigans

    11/30/2023 10:57:26 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/30/2023 | Ryan King
    Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee raged against Chairman Dick Durbin Thursday after he refused a third debate on two of President Biden’s judicial nominees, leading one senior GOP lawmaker to say Durbin had “just destroyed one of the most important committees in the United States Senate.” As a roll call vote got underway, senators on the Republican side warned that Durbin’s steamrolling would be remembered. “You’re gonna have a lot of consequences coming if you go down this road. I’ve cautioned a lot of you,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) told his Democratic colleagues.
  • Dems abandon hearing when GOP suggests subpoenas for Sotomayor's staff

    11/10/2023 4:23:00 AM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    WND News Center ^ | November 9, 2023 | Bob Unruh
    Majority Democrats on a Senate committee on Thursday abandoned their work, which was targeting conservatives on the Supreme Court, when GOP members suggested subpoenas for the staff of leftist Justice Sonia Sotomayor... Senate Judiciary Committee “punted” on votes scheduled regarding the issuance of subpoenas for GOP donors Leonard Leo and Harlan Crow. Sen Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has accused the two of “stonewalling” an investigation into the high court “that seeks to determine whether two Republican-appointed justices, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, acted with any impropriety,” the report said. The confrontation was launched when ProPublica said they helped facilitate trips for...
  • BREAKING: Democrats Hit the Breaks on SCOTUS Witch Hunt

    11/09/2023 12:50:15 PM PST · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    Townhall ^ | November 09, 2023 12:00 PM | Katie Pavlich |
    Democrats hit the brakes on plans to subpoena conservative legal scholar Leonard Leo and billionaire Harlan Crow during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday, scoring a win for the integrity of the Supreme Court. The move came after Republican Ranking Member Lindsey Graham warned Chairman Dick Durbin and other Democrats that their efforts to intimidate friends and acquaintances of conservative Supreme Court Justices, specifically Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito under the guise of "ethics reform," would backfire. "I promise you, everything that was working well with the committee is now in jeopardy," Graham warned. "You’re going to...
  • Philadelphia teen charged with plotting ‘catastrophic terrorist attack’

    08/15/2023 3:22:06 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/8/23
    A teenager in Philadelphia has been arrested and charged for plotting what authorities have called a “catastrophic terrorist attack.” The 17-year-old boy was arrested by SWAT forces on August 11, following an investigation FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force. The teen is accused of being in contact with Katibat al Tawhid wal Jihad, an extremist Islamist group affiliated with Al Qaeda. Katibat al Tawhid wal Jihad was officially designated as a terrorist organization by the US State Department in 2022. He received instructions from the group on the construction of IEDs and purchased materials used to make explosives as well as...
  • EXCLUSIVE: NY AG Letitia James Failed To Disclose Six Figure, Dark Money Loan Possibly Tied To Anti-Trump Media Operatives

    10/18/2023 4:14:11 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Sub Stack ^ | 16/10/23 | Laura Loomer
    Nobody is above the law, unless your name is Letitia James. It appears as though New York’s first black, female state Attorney General has a dark money problem. WATCH: NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL LETITIA JAMES HAS WEAPONIZED HER OFFICE AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP IN A POLITICALLY MOTIVATED “INVESTIGATION” AND INDICTMENT Video .....
  • Brazil: Supreme Court Imprisons January 8 Pro-Bolsonaro Rioters for 17 Years

    09/15/2023 9:59:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/15/2023 | Francis Martel
    The highest court in Brazil, the Supreme Federal Tribunal (STF), sentenced two of the first defendants implicated in the January 8 Brasilia riot to 17 years in prison on Thursday on a variety of charges including “attempted coup d’etat” and “attempted abolition of the democratic rule of law.” Aécio Lúcio Costa Pereira, 51, was identified as part of a crowd of thousands of supporters of conservative former President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed the Brazilian Congress, STF headquarters, and office of the presidency in January in large part due to videos Pereira himself published on social media in which he documented...
  • Illinois Supreme Court upholds state’s assault weapons ban

    08/11/2023 8:50:30 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 27 replies
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | August 11, 2023 | Matthew Hendrickson, et al.,
    The opinion was handed down in a lawsuit by a central Illinois lawmaker who argued that banning the sale of high-powered rifles and high-capacity magazines violates the state constitution.
  • Ignore President Biden, Here's What Is Really Happening in Israel: The reforms Netanyahu supports are far better aligned with the norms of a functioning “democracy” than the ones in place

    07/28/2023 7:28:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/28/2023 | David Harsanyi
    President Joe Biden has reportedly asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to stop pushing through a “divisive” judicial overhaul bill amid protests. This is the same Biden, incidentally, who crammed through a massive, highly “divisive,” generational spending bill with zero votes from the opposition; the same guy who regularly rules by unconstitutional executive diktats; and the same guy who has done more to delegitimize the Supreme Court than any president in modern history. In any event, the president is concerned. As is The New York Times, which reports, “The Israeli Parliament passed a deeply contentious law limiting the Supreme Court’s...
  • Heated exchange between @RepMattGaetz and FBI Director Christopher Wray on the Hunter Biden investigation.

    07/12/2023 9:05:27 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 122 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 7/12/23 | CSpan
    Heated exchange between @RepMattGaetz and FBI Director Christopher Wray on the Hunter Biden investigation. Gaetz: "Are you protecting the Bidens?" Wray: "Absolutely not."
  • FBI Director Christopher Wray to Testify in Front of House Judiciary Committee Next Week

    07/05/2023 11:29:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/05/2023 | KRISTINA WONG
    FBI Director Christopher Wray will testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee next Wednesday, the committee announced on Wednesday. The hearing will be to “examine the politicization of the nation’s preeminent law enforcement agency under the direction of FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland,” according to a notice put out by the committee. The hearing will take place Wednesday, July 12, at 10:00 a.m.
  • DEVELOPING: DOJ Must Respond to Complaint Filed by Trump Valet Attorney Alleging DOJ Prosecutor Tried to Bribe Him in Exchange For Client’s Testimony Against Trump

    06/10/2023 6:34:23 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 23 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 10, 2023 | Cristina Laila
    The DOJ must respond to a complaint filed under seal in the DC court by Stanley Woodward, the lawyer for indicted Trump aide Walt Nauta alleging prosecutorial misconduct. DOJ prosecutor Jay Bratt tried to bribe Walt Naut’s lawyer Stanley Woodward in order to get his client to testify against Trump. Bratt brought up Woodward’s application for a judgeship and suggested it would be blocked unless he forced his client to testify against Trump. According to RealClearInvestigations journalist Paul Sperry, the DOJ must now respond to a complaint filed under seal related to the attempted bribe. Via Paul Sperry: DEVELOPING: DOJ...
  • Rep. Jerry Nadler naps in Judiciary Committee hearing

    05/27/2023 7:35:59 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Nypost ^ | 05/27/2023 | Jon Levine
    He’s for snore and order. Rep. Jerry Nadler was seen dozing off during a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee. The viral video clip began whipping around Twitter Wednesday. “Disgrace … sleeping through this,” a low voice off-camera can be heard whispering. “Might want to wake him up.” The Wednesday hearing focused on edits to a regulatory reform bill before sending it to the full House floor.