It is, to be sure, completely understandable that the Democrats wanted to keep Bork off the court. Lewis Powell, the great moderate, was stepping down, which would be leaving the court evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. There was tremendous fear that if Bork were confirmed, he would swing the court to the conservatives and important liberal victories would be overturned — starting with Roe v. Wade.
But liberals couldn’t just come out and say that. “If this were carried out as an internal Senate debate,” Ann Lewis, the Democratic activist, would later acknowledge, “we would have deep and thoughtful discussions about the Constitution, and then we would lose.” So, instead, the Democrats sought to portray Bork as “a right-wing loony,” to use a phrase in a memo written by the Advocacy Institute, a liberal lobby group.
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MILLIONS OF ILLEGALS HAVE BEEN ALLOWED TO DRAIN AMERICA’S RESOURCES
Mayor Mike Antonovich, also titled Supervisor, stands against illegal immigration and the cost to taxpayers
(Oct. 30, 2011) — There is a vast difference between the ‘OCCUPIER’ demonstrators exhibiting their adversity to American society and capitalism and the growing roots of the TEA PARTY. How the leftists newspapers and extremist activists can equate the multitudes of ordinary Americans consisting of Senior Citizens and black, white, Hispanic, Latino, Asian people as well as blue- and white-collar American workers is beyond me.
The Republican presidential hopeful made the eyebrow-raising remarks at a campaign stop in Oskaloosa, Iowa on Saturday after a Latino college student asked what Bachmann would do to the children of undocumented immigrants.
She said she would “not do anything,” for the children, adding”Their parents are the ones who brought them here,” Bachmann said, as first reported by MSNBC. “They did not have the legal right to come to the United States. We do not owe people who broke our laws to come into the country. We don’t owe them anything.”
A number of years ago, I was on Larry King Live and was asked point-blank if I had a problem with the appointments of Justices Roberts and Alito (both are Roman Catholics). My answer was very clear that I did not, as long as they shared my own conviction of upholding the Constitution — not trying to rewrite it — and as long as they were committed to the Biblical values of the Founding Fathers. I was certain that both men were.
Editor’s note: This is another in a series of “WND/WENZEL POLLS” conducted exclusively for WND by the public-opinion research and media consulting company Wenzel Strategies.
The newest poll of Republicans and those independents who lean to the GOP side of the fence shows that businessman Herman Cain continues to control the top spot right now, but also uncovers trends that members of the party should be watching as the process of attrition will impact the field of candidates starting any time now.
The results are from the newest WND/Wenzel Poll conducted by Wenzel Strategies. The telephone survey was conducted Oct. 22-25 and carries a margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.
The survey reveals that Cain is favored to be the party’s presidential candidate by 27.1 percent of the respondents, while former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is second at 17.9 percent. Third is Texas Congressman Ron Paul with 11.8 percent.
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But actually in second place is the undecided column, and that includes more than one in five of the respondents, meaning there could be significant changes in the field before the ultimate 2012 candidate is chosen.
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IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS ….THIS SHOULD CHANGE YOUR MIND…
The Daily Caller ^ | October 30, 2011 | Jeff Poor
Posted on Sunday, October 30, 2011 4:10:11 PM by 2ndDivisionVet
During this weekend’s broadcast of “The McLaughlin Group,” host John McLaughlin asked his panel about what would happen to Occupy Wall Street as its novelty wears off and the weather gets colder. Amid mixed reactions, conservative MSNBC contributor Pat Buchanan described a scenario where freezing temperatures bring out the movement’s violent side.
“It’s going to end very, very badly with these folks in the winter,” Buchanan said, “and they’re not going to be getting publicity and they’re going to be acting up and acting badly like the worst of the demonstrators in the ’60s … not just overnight camping: They’re going to start fighting with the cops.”
Newsweek/Daily Beast liberal contributor Eleanor Clift suggested the movement would stick around, drawing parallels with the early twentieth-century women’s suffrage movement.
“There was one fight with the cops in Oakland: An Iraq war veteran was hit with a projectile in the head and is in critical condition,” Clift said.