Should the Senate give Obama’s SCOTUS nominee a hearing?

US Supreme Court building, front elevation, st...
US Supreme Court building, front elevation, steps and portico. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Republican-led Senate has declared it will not give a hearing to any Obama SCOTUS nominee. They variously cite the “Biden rules” and the “Schumer rules” wherein those senators have in the past declared that Republican presidents in the last year of their term should not do exactly what Obama threatens to do. Should the Senate give Obama‘s SCOTUS nominee a hearing? Continue reading “Should the Senate give Obama’s SCOTUS nominee a hearing?”

GOP Stupidity — really now

GOP stupidity threatens to ensure a democrat victory.

A divisive battle is brewing in the Republican Party over the potential nomination of Donald Trump, as some party leaders warn they won’t back him and could support third-party or write-in candidates.

— http://www.wsj.com/articles/republican-divide-about-trump-grows-1456797124

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Go Carly! Run for the GOP nomination for president

Carly Fiorina
Carly Fiorina

Go Carly! Carly Fiorina should run for the Republican nomination for President. Even if she does not get the nomination her presence, presumably running mainly against Hillary and not the other republican primary candidates, will serve a useful purpose. Continue reading “Go Carly! Run for the GOP nomination for president”