Pernicious distortions

by Thomas Jipping -- Controversies over Bush nominees are not new, but are spreading beyond the judiciary or Cabinet departments to more obscure posts in far-flung bureaucratic ports of call. The media more…

Unprecedented betrayal and obstruction

by Thomas Jipping -- "I defy anyone to come up with a better record" on judicial confirmations than the current Democrat-led Senate, said Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D. OK, Mr. Leader, here more…

Why let the law get in our way?

by Thomas Jipping -- Mired in scandal with his poll numbers tanking, Sen. Robert Torricelli, D-N.J., announced on Sept. 30 that he will not be a candidate for re-election this year after more…

Sen. Schumer's evil experiment

by Thomas Jipping -- Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., these days looks like "Q"'s evil twin – while Q created gadgets to help James Bond beat the bad guys, Sen. Schumer creates them more…

The sky is falling!

by Thomas Jipping -- "The sky is falling, the sky is falling, the extremists are coming, the extremists are coming." The leftists attacking President Bush's judicial nominees are at it again. It's more…

Judicial meltdown

by Thomas Jipping -- After last week's Judiciary Committee rejection of appeals-court nominee Priscilla Owen, the judicial-confirmation process is in total partisan meltdown. Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy's partisan unfairness has reached more…

Giving terrorism a pass

by Thomas Jipping -- Sept. 11, the first anniversary of the terrorist attack on America, is just days away. Marking any anniversary is tough if you don't understand the original event, and more…

Journey into Weirdsville

by Thomas Jipping -- Some of the stuff flying around about the nomination of Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owen to the U.S. Court of Appeals is really beyond the pale. When more…

Women's health at risk!

by Thomas Jipping -- The feds are putting women's health at risk. This time, instead of taking too long to approve life-saving drugs, the Food and Drug Administration has too quickly approved more…

Hiding the liberal image

by Thomas Jipping -- To hear the new president of the American Bar Association tell it, that august body is mending its ways and changing its liberal image. "Quite frankly," A.P. Carlton more…