Judging abortion

by Thomas Jipping -- Marking yet another anniversary for the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade abortion decision reminds us of what the battle for the judiciary is really about. The far-left, of more…

Manhandling stubborn donkeys

by Thomas Jipping -- While President Bush's recess appointments of Eugene Scalia and Otto Reich are defensible, it just shouldn't have to be this way. While the Constitution requires Senate consent for more…

Lollygag Leahy?

by Thomas Jipping -- With the second year of President Bush's term and of the 107th Congress about to begin, we can expect great things on the judicial-appointment front as long as more…

Democrat dillydallying

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Democrats running the obstruction campaign against President Bush's judicial nominees must be squirming in their seats as 2002 opens. There's no doubt such an obstruction campaign exists. more…

Undermining the president

by Thomas Jipping -- Under Majority Leader Tom Daschle's direction, the Senate in 2001 became the "Island of Dr. No." Mr. Daschle has commandeered the entire legislative branch of government to thwart more…

Defining 'terrorism'

by Thomas Jipping -- "'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.' 'The more…

Consider the source

by Thomas Jipping -- If ever the warning to "consider the source" was appropriate, it's on the news that some "legal scholars" have criticized President Bush's military order authorizing use of military more…

What were they thinking?

by Thomas Jipping -- Taliban terrorist John Walker, aka Abdul Hamid, and his parents are in parallel universes. John/Abdul fought in the jihad of his Taliban heroes because, he said, "the Taliban more…

Justice for terrorists

by Thomas Jipping -- Rarely has a debate produced more heat than light than the dust-up over President Bush's executive order authorizing use of military commissions to try foreign terrorists. Most critics more…

Signs of life?

by Thomas Jipping -- In an encouraging sign of life, Senate Republicans are demanding hearings for two of the many judicial nominees caught in the Democrats' obstruction machine. The U.S. Court of more…