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Ninth Circuit: Critics want to split up ‘nutty’ court that will hear Trump’s travel ban

Dan Springer, President Trump’s revised travel ban is headed back to familiar—and definitely not friendly—territory next week. A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the appeal of a federal judge’s ruling in Hawaii, which struck down Trump’s re-written travel ban as unconstitutional. The Ninth Circuit Court, based

100 Days of #TheResistance’s Humiliating Failure

Kurt Schlichter, In the first 100 days since Felonia von Pantsuit was not inaugurated, the goofy collection of commie traitors, coastal snobs, and crack-pot weirdoes that hilariously styles itself “#TheResistance” has only managed to successfully resist success. Oh sure, they and the catamite media tried their darnedest but, as Yoda said, “Try not. Do, or

California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

A California judge on Tuesday blocked President Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called “sanctuary cities.” The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump’s order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed

DREAMer lost DACA status when he illegally tried to reenter country

William Lajeunesse, A failure to follow the rules may have cost an illegal Mexican immigrant his life in the U.S. According to U.S. officials, Juan Manuel Montes-Bojoquez had twice been approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, which provided the 23 year old a permit to work or attend school here legally. Montes worked

A New Way to Pick Supreme Court Justices

Edmund Contoski, President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court has brought to the fore a troublesome feature of our federal government, namely the selection of Supreme Court justices. The problem developed from the Senate’s failure to approve the nomination of Robert Bork to the Court thirty years ago. James Robertson, now

Nuke ‘Em ‘Til They Glow

Kurt Schlichter, The Democrats must learn through pain, specifically the agony of watching Neil Gorsuch take the seat that they stompy-feet insist belongs to Merrick Garland. For too long, they’ve packed the bench with liberal partisans committed to exercising raw power as an end-run around democracy and the Constitution. Well, if raw power is the

Senate leader demands to know why accused rapist was allowed to enter US illegally

A leading U.S. senator is demanding to know why a teenager from Central America accused of raping and sodomizing a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school was allowed to enter and remain in the U.S. since crossing the border illegally months ago. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Government

Unscathed: Gorsuch aces his hearing, ‘doesn’t give a whit about politics’

Howard Kurtz, Neil Gorsuch is an impressive witness, a judge out of central casting who says all the right things, with great earnestness, about judicial independence. Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee smoothly insisted that he would have no problem ruling against the president who appointed him and has respect for court precedent—including Roe v. Wade,