Dance of the judicial activists

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Democrats' obstruction campaign against President Bush's judicial nominees aims to keep Mr. Bush's nominees off the bench so President Clinton's activist nominees can accomplish as much as more…

Protecting Clinton's legacy

by Thomas Jipping -- Former Senator Bob Dole said in 1996 that the judges a president appoints constitute his "most profound legacy." Senate Democrats are blocking President Bush's judicial appointments not only more…

Daschle's duplicity

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle told President Bush on Oct. 22 that Mr. Bush needed judges confirmed more than Senate Democrats did. He told the truth, but only more…

Obedient Democrats

by Thomas Jipping -- Senate Democrats are playing hardball in their obstruction campaign against President Bush's judicial nominees. Mind you, Republicans thought they were the ones playing hardball recently by blocking appropriations more…

Hijacking the president

by Thomas Jipping -- "We owe it to Americans across the country to give these nominees a vote. If [Senators] don't like them, vote against them. But give them a vote." That more…

Canning Cassell

by Thomas Jipping -- The liberal American Bar Association is at it again. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's 1993 description of a discredited First Amendment theory applies today to the ABA – more…

Judiciary misconduct

by Thomas Jipping -- A truly rare event occurs today in the Senate: a Judiciary Committee hearing on President Bush's judicial nominees. Before today, only nine of 55 nominees had received a more…

Don't believe everything you hear

by Thomas Jipping -- Folks assert something one day and then, after a crisis, say just the opposite. Liberals, for example, insist that the Constitution is some kind of organic, morphing, shape-shifting more…

Top of the class

by Thomas Jipping -- The terrorist President Bush wants "dead or alive" has been fighting a holy war against the United States for many years and his operations span the globe. Here more…

Fire and brimstone

by Thomas Jipping -- After the attack on the United States this week, like many writers I scrapped the column I had prepared on another subject. Not being an expert on foreign more…