Gorsuch Showed “Little Guy” Needs Protection From Government

In 2012, I asked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia a question: Do you think the theory of “positive rights,” as promoted by President Obama’s legal adviser Cass Sunstein, will catch on in the judicial branch? “I sure hope not,” he growled. I thought of this while watching the nomination hearings for Scalia’s would-be successor, Judge […]

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In Feinstein vs. Gorsuch, Originalism Wins

Neil Gorsuch is no Robert Bork—to the great chagrin of the Senate Democrats who are trying to block his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Thirty years ago, Senate Democrats derailed Bork’s nomination, claiming the judge’s judicial philosophy of “judicial restraint” was well beyond the mainstream. Today, Democrats are looking for any reason at all […]

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Trump’s Brand of Self-Government on Display in Recent Rallies

Donald Trump famously promised to be a “cheerleader” for the country when he launched his 2016 presidential campaign, saying he would “take the brand of the United States and make it great again.” Now, in an ongoing series of rallies, he is doing just that. And, perhaps surprisingly, his idea of America’s brand highlights the […]

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