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Judge Robert Bork, former Supreme Court nominee, legal scholar, and the conservative movement’s champion of originalism, died early this morning after a long battle with heart and pulmonary complications. His family reports that the funeral will be held on Saturday. Bork endured one of the most vicious, coordinated attacks from the Left during his Reagan-era […]
Catholic lawsuit against Obamacare mandate cites 1993 legislation written by Ted Kennedy and Chuck Schumer
Coming back to bite them?
Latest Ad Fodder for Romney Opponents: Mitt Praises Ted Kennedy for Securing Federal Support for Mass. Health Law
**Written by Doug Powers This flashback could be coming to the campaign ads of many GOP hopefuls, not to mention Obama, fairly soon: ***** Reason.com points this out: One other thing to note is that Romney praises Kennedy for helping make the case that federal support was necessary to fund the state-based coverage expansion. Romney […]
**Written by Doug Powers The Edward M. Kennedy Institute will make no mention of these things, but if you ask me they’re worthy of an entire wing: The late Sen. Ted Kennedy arranged to “rent” a brothel for a night while on a visit to Chile and other Latin American countries decades ago, according to […]
**Written by Doug Powers Apologies for the title — it’s the Boston Herald’s wording, not mine: The late U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s son, Ted Jr., is among the names being floated as potential candidates for Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman’s seat in 2012. Kennedy, the middle child of the late senator and his former […]
Wind farms near blowhards: It only makes sense
First, KennedyCare. Next up: ShamnesTeddy. Morton Kondracke is leading the charge: Along with a health care reform bill, it would be a fitting tribute to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) if Congress could act on his other great unfinished cause: immigration reform. For all his liberal Democratic passion, Kennedy understood — as few of […]
I’ll let these speak for themselves: Kennedy’s Death Spurs Calls to Pass Health Legislation House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office sent an email to reporters at around 2:30 a.m. today, just hours after his death, calling for the passage of health care overhaul. “Ted Kennedy’s dream of quality health care for all Americans will be made […]
The U.S. Senator from Massachusetts succumbed to brain cancer at the age of 77 tonight. Put aside your ideological differences for an appropriate moment and mark this passing with solemnity. There is a time and place for political analysis and criticism. Not now. Yes, there will be a nauseating excess of MSM hagiographies and lionizations […]
Big government bedfellows.
Well, ok. Not really “fun.” Depressing, actually: More than one out of every five dollars of the $125 million Massachusetts is receiving from a federal spending bill is going to help preserve the legacy of the Kennedys. I call it Hyannis Pork. Like this:Like Loading…
Put aside your political differences and join me in keeping Sen. Ted Kennedy and his family in your prayers as they grapple with the news of his malignant brain tumor diagnosis. Like this:Like Loading…
Jason Mattera afflicts the comfortable.
The name game.
Teddy’s new best friends.
Reader and Vietnam Vet Jack Haley e-mails: The White Feather has been a symbol for cowardice. I suggest that white feathers be sent to the leaders of the Senate and House for the cowardly vote that abandons our soldiers around the world. I was in Vietnam the day that the 101st took “Hamburger Hill” — […]
They’re back. ERA is back from the dead, and that great champion of women’s rights, Teddy (Owl Club) Kennedy is leading the resurrection: WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Senator Ted Kennedy (D- MA), Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Ellie Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority and strong […]
When I was writing Invasion five years ago, I interviewed immigration officials who joked that the rule for border-crossing prosecutions in southern California and Arizona was “thirteen strikes and you’re out.” So this new story from the Associated Press headlined “Border crossings rarely prosecuted” in Texas is no surprise. Same old, same old: Guidelines issued […]