Last Friday, we had the top posts of the year, numbers 10-6. Today, it is the top 5 posts that unfortunately have a common theme: Democrats' hyper-partisan obstruction of the Trump Administration. This is so over the top it would be funny if it was not hurting the governing of our country. The number one post shows the complete hypocrisy of the Democrats opposition to the Trump Administration. They are hurting good people for the sake of appeasing their far-left base.
5. April 6: “Today, McConnell Ended What Schumer Began with Estrada Filibuster” Excerpt:
There was much hand wringing over Senator McConnell being forced to invoke the constitutional option today to end the first successful partisan filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee, but partisan filibusters of judicial nominees are not a longstanding Senate tradition. It began with now-Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's filibuster of Miguel Estrada (who was opposed in large part because he was a conservative Latino).
4. August 18: “ATL Publishes Vulgar Attack on Former Gorsuch Clerk” Excerpt:
Perhaps the most telling point in the whole piece is that constitutionalist, textualist, and originalist are just buzzwords used by dumb people, not fully formed, mainstream theories of constitutional and statutory interpretation even adopted by Justice Elena Kagan. While the crude personal attacks on Mr. Davis are reprehensible, this point shows that what he is really being attacked for is being a conservative who respects the Constitution. We thank Mr. Davis for his service to our country, even in the face of such vulgar, inappropriate criticism.
3. November 8: “Sen. Sasse Dismantles ABA as Neutral Arbiter of Judicial Qualifications” Excerpt:
I'm referring specifically to the smear campaign of the ABA against Steve Grasz, a qualified public servant who has been nominated by the President to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. . . . First, we should discuss the two people who interviewed Mr. Grasz and recognize that, unfortunately, they are blatant partisans with a sad track record of hackery. Second, the ABA Is trying to paint Mr. Grasz as an extremist simply because he did his job as the Chief Deputy Attorney General of Nebraska and defended Nebraskans and Nebraska laws that wanted to outlaw the most barbaric of abortion practices — partial-birth abortion. Third, we should talk about the obvious bigotry of cultural liberals evident in their interview process of Mr. Grasz when they asked him repeated questions about nonlegal matters that had nothing to do with the claims of competence of the ABA.
2. April 25: “Democrats Continue to Oppose, Delay and Obstruct Non-Controversial, Qualified Nominees” Excerpt:
He has the support of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and was an Obama appointee. He is the longest serving U.S. Attorney in the nation. Yet, Rod J. Rosenstein has waited almost three months to finally get a chance to be confirmed as Deputy U.S. Attorney General, the number 2 position in the Department of Justice. Cloture had to be invoked as six Democrats opposed him even getting an up or down vote!
1. 1. February 9: “Senator Nelson Shows His True Feelings after Bowing to Extremist Pressure” (regarding Senator Nelson’s applause following Attorney General Sessions’ confirmation vote) Excerpt:
The Democrats have become totally beholden to extremist elements in their own party. Never has that been more clear than on their recent vote on the confirmation of their colleague Senator Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General. All Democrats--except Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia--voted against him. Yet, many Democrat Senators can be seen applauding Sessions' confirmation as Attorney General.
The Democrats have taken obstruction and partisanship to a new level in their efforts to undermine the American government.