What You Need to Know About Elena Kagan, Obama’s Nominee to the Supreme Court


It goes without saying that whoever President Barack Obama chose to nominate for the supreme court would have an entry in Discover The Networks:

Served as President Bill Clinton’s Associate White House Counsel
Former dean of Harvard Law School
Sought to overturn the Solomon Amendment, a law that denies federal funding to any university that bars military recruiters from [...]

Enough With This “Epistemic Closure” Crap


Should reporters who believe that most of America is stupid and insane be in the journalism business? Let’s consider the question.
Take left-wing journalist Marc Ambinder of the Atlantic. He’s not bad at his job. His insights are often worthwhile and occasionally wise. Yet Ambinder sometimes writes things so foolish that one might expect to read them at [...]

Potential Obama Court Pick: Gays in the Military More Important than Military Recruitment


President Barack Obama is reportedly considering nominating Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the US Supreme Court, and the Daily Beast’s Peter Beinart of all people has found a left-wing decision in her past that “conservatives will be right” to blast her over, and “liberals should concede the point”: her decision as Dean of Harvard Law [...]

The ACLU’s Latest Attempt to Humiliate America Defeated


The Supreme Court has handed the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) a stunning defeat by reversing a lower Court’s order allowing the release of photographs showing alleged prisoner abuse in Guantanamo Bay. A report yesterday from Democracy Now! highlighted the ACLU’s fight to have the photographs released in order to bolster its argument that [...]